Dance Marathon 2015: Live coverage

Full 30-hour coverage of the 41st edition of Northwestern's largest philanthropy, benefiting the Starlight Children's Foundation.

March 6, 2015

News from the tent:

Block 1: Wish Upon a Starlight

Block 2: Lettuce Turnip the Beet

Block 3: One(sie) Direction

Block 4: Hippies to Hipsters

Block 5: Winter’s A Beach

Block 6: Where the Wildcats Are

Block 7: Hero Block

Evanston Community Foundation president to retire after long relationship with Dance Marathon

Block 8: Block Party

Approaching the 120-hour mark, seniors reflect on four years in the tent

Block 9: Everything is Awesome

DG/ZBT/AIO team raises biggest group total for Dance Marathon

Dance Marathon raises more than $1.1 million in 2015

Block 10: Shine Bright Starlight

Dance Marathon brings in $1.1 million to support record number of children

The year in DM news:

Dance Marathon adds gender-open bathrooms
Challah for Hunger, Dance Marathon team up to provide treats for dancers
Q&A: Battle of the DJs winner Dane Rucker
Letter to the Editor: Starlight expresses gratitude for Dance Marathon efforts
DM increases registration fee scholarships, considers gender-open changing rooms
Dance Marathon finds new trivia location at 27 Live
Dancer registration numbers dip for DM 2015
President’s Office to fund DM registration fee ‘scholarships’
AIO joins DG and ZBT DM team to increase inclusiveness
DM Hero Program gets record number of participants
Dance Marathon looks to become more inclusive
Dance Marathon releases statement on inclusion, engagement efforts

Live updates from The Daily on Twitter:

Dance Marathon playlist:

Storify: Best of Dance Marathon 2015