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

The Daily Northwestern

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

The Daily Northwestern

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Liner Notes: From Sinatra to Bieber, rating holiday tracks through the decades

December 1, 2022

’Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring… except for you, bobbing your head to “Sleigh Ride” and “Jingle Bell Rock,” with their soothing sleigh...

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SWAN creates a space for developing NU musicians at Battle of the Bands

November 21, 2022

Three newly formed student bands performed original songs and covers to raucous applause in Lutkin Hall on Friday at the Songwriters Association at Northwestern’s first Battle of the Bands competition.  Bienen...

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The Freshman Fifteen we all want

November 21, 2022

Did you see anyone army-crawling and hiding in bushes earlier this quarter? It may have been a capella singers from Freshman Fifteen waiting to serenade their new members. Twenty-five years ago, F15’s...

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X-Factors provides a home on campus for its members, vibrant music for its audiences

November 21, 2022

Northwestern’s all-pink coed a cappella group, X-Factors, is home to a unique group of students passionate about music.  The X-Factors was formed in 2001 by a small group of students to “produce...

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The Weekend Ahead: Campus and city performances to catch for Week 9

November 18, 2022

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some performances on Northwestern’s campus and in Evanston that you won’t want to miss. Songwriters Association at Northwestern: Battle of the Bands Lutkin...

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