McTrib

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Part of Speech

Noun

Etymology

Robert R. McCormick (1880-1996) was the owner and editor of the Tribune from the 1920s until 1954. He was the principal sponsor of the Joseph Medill School of Journalism, founded in 1921.

Pronunciation

[mihk 'trihb]

Description

A nickname for the McCormick Foundation Center, also known as the McCormick Tribune Center. It is a building located at 1870 Campus Drive on Northwestern's South Campus and is used primarily by Medill and IMC students and classes. It contains broadcast, multimedia, and new media facilities [1].

Example Sentence

I go to McTrib every week.

References

  1. McCormick Foundation Center information on Northwestern's Website.