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Northwestern’s Soul4Real performs at White House, privately serenades Obamas

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

January 15, 2015

A&E President Barack Obama has once again reinforced the fact that Northwestern is his Big Ten team. NU's premiere African-American a cappella group Soul4Real, which specializes in R&B, soul and hip hop music, performed at a holiday party at the White House on Dec. 12. Group member Emily ...

Evanston museum features world’s largest Toby jug collection

Hayley Glatter, A&E Editor

January 14, 2015

A&E John F. Kennedy, Shakespeare characters and gardeners all found a home in Evanston. At The American Toby Jug Museum, 910 Chicago Ave., these figures and about 8,000 others like them take shape in jug form and together comprise the world’s largest collection of Toby jugs. About one-thi...

Deering to display exhibit on library collections

Jacquelyn Guillen, Reporter

January 14, 2015

A&E Students may be tempted by the Vin Fiz wine and Barack Obama lollipops on display in Deering Library, but they aren’t for consumption. The items are a part of the library’s new exhibit, “Beyond the Book: The Changing Nature of Library Collections,” which features unique objects acquired b...

Vertigo offers public participation in development of student-written plays

Vertigo offers public participation in development of student-written plays

Yaqoob Qaseem, Reporter

January 14, 2015

A&E This weekend, audience members will be able to participate in the creation of student-written plays. Vertigo Productions, a student organization for undergraduate playwrights, will host its first annual Winter Reading Series Thursday through Saturday. In this free event at Shanley Pavi...

Artist recreates Northwestern sunrise, sunset inside Dittmar Gallery

Artist recreates Northwestern sunrise, sunset inside Dittmar Gallery

Alice Yin, Development Editor

January 8, 2015

The Dittmar Gallery room will be transformed into a Northwestern-personalized map of the evening sky, complete with rocks from around campus. Called the “Night for Day” exhibit, the art installation will open Friday and be featured until Feb. 8. Jason Paradis, a New York-based artist and university...