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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Student performers and bands competed at Mayfest’s Battle of the Artists for a chance to perform at the 50th anniversary of Dillo Day.

Mayfest hosts Battle of the Artists, provides platforms to student performers

Audrey Hettleman, Arts & Entertainment Editor May 16, 2022

Communication freshman and rapper Ciel McDaniels performed live for the first time in elementary school. This week, he will take to a much larger stage with a set at Dillo Day. “I love just seeing...

Nick Nelson and Charlie Spring look at each other underneath the text “Heartstopper”

Reel Thoughts: ‘Heartstopper’ captures the importance of found families within the queer experience

Jacob Fulton and Isabel Funk May 15, 2022

From the first minute of Netflix’s “Heartstopper,” the screen is saturated with blues and yellows, as scattered hand-drawn pastel leaves and flowers whirling across the screen. It’s clear early...

Two models stand in the middle of the frame wearing black, light blue and white while an audience watches them from behind.

‘Rebirth’: UNITY Charity Fashion Show hosts first in-person show since 2019

Annie Xia, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor May 15, 2022

UNITY Charity Fashion Show held its annual show May 12 with the theme “Rebirth,” reflecting the event’s first return to in-person productions since 2019. The group partnered with Arts of Life,...

A group of people watch a performer sing in a room with gold streamers in the foreground.

Captured: Student musical artists perform at Kresgepalooza

Seeger Gray, Assistant Photo Editor May 15, 2022

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This is a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You...

Large painted letters spell out “Dillo Day” on the lakefill.

Cochise announced as mainstage performer for 50th Dillo Day

Maia Pandey, Campus Editor May 14, 2022

Cochise will perform on the main stage at Dillo Day, Mayfest Productions announced Friday. Dillo Day’s May 21 festival will mark the event’s 50th anniversary. As the largest student-run music festival...

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