The Daily Northwestern

Pitchfork 2019: Who to see

Pitchfork 2019: Who to see

Andrea Bian, Summer Managing Editor

July 18, 2019

Pitchfork Music Festival, a three-day music festival that runs from July 19-21, is gaining popularity in Chicago as a counterpart to the established and popular Lollapalooza, which will occur just two weeks later. This year, the Pitchfork lineup boasts several well-known headliners as well as up-and-coming...

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater presents Dominique Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby”

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater presents Dominique Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby”

Wilson Chapman, Reporter

July 15, 2019

When Tim Rhoze, the artistic director of Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, first read the play “Sunset Baby” a few years ago, he immediately became a fan. Struck by Dominique Morisseau’s depiction of a complex father-daughter relationship and marginalized people trying to build better lives for themselves,...

Q&A: Meghan Reckmeyer talks hiking Appalachian Trail after graduation

Q&A: Meghan Reckmeyer talks hiking Appalachian Trail after graduation

Benjamin Rosenberg, Summer Managing Editor

July 14, 2019

While many students start working immediately after graduation, take time off to look for jobs or vacation with friends and family, Meghan Reckmeyer is hiking the Appalachian Trail. Reckmeyer (SESP '19) graduated in March and began hiking shortly after. After coming back to Evanston for Senior Week,...

Bienen senior selected to play in Salzburg, Amsterdam

Bienen senior selected to play in Salzburg, Amsterdam

Rachel Kupfer, Web Editor

July 10, 2019

To an average college student, just the thought of being alone onstage in front of an audience is daunting at the very least. But for Bienen senior Marisa Sardo, there’s no place she’d rather be. Now, through the Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, the classical guitar performance...

Dolphin Show draws criticism for handling of director resignation

Dolphin Show draws criticism for handling of director resignation

Crystal Wall, A&E Editor

May 30, 2019

A&E On Tuesday, The Dolphin Show, the largest student-produced musical in the country, came under fire over its handling of the resignation of Communication junior Tucker DeGregory as director, which was rooted in the group’s institutional issues and differing opinions on the type...