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Students and professional artists unveil installation about sustainability in NU library

The “Opening Doors” art installation opened in the South Tower of University Library on Friday. The installation features murals on four recycled doors designed by students and artists.

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

April 15, 2015

A&E “Opening Doors,” an art installation centered around sustainability, was unveiled in Level One of the South Tower of University Library on Friday. The project involved both Evanston artists and NU students. The artwork will be on display from now until the end of summer 2015. Over the p...

Chicago festival combines music, film

Amanda Svachula, Assistant A&E Editor

April 15, 2015

A&E Reggae, blues and hip-­hop melodies will drift through different venues across Chicago from April 16 to April 19 as part of the seventh Chicago International Music and Movies Festival. Several Northwestern alumni are involved in the festival, which aims to combine the power of music and ...

Q&A: Akhil Katakam, president of SASA

Helen Lee, Reporter

April 15, 2015

A&E Northwestern's South Asian Student Alliance (SASA) is bringing singer Jay Sean to Ryan Auditorium on Friday night. All proceeds from the event, a sell out, will go to The Umbrella Foundation, a non-profit NGO working to alleviate the impact of trafficking and poverty in Nepal. The Daily ch...

Q&A: Prof. Peter Slevin, author of Michelle Obama biography

Medill Prof. Peter Slevin penned a new biography about First Lady Michelle Obama. The book hit stores this week.

Helen Lee, Reporter

April 9, 2015

A&E Medill Prof. Peter Slevin spent more than seven years writing what is described as the first comprehensive biography on Michelle Obama. "Michelle Obama: A Life" details the life of the First Lady and discusses topics like race and discrimination. Slevin will discuss his biography, which was ...

Wildcats perform in unique take on ‘Carousel’

Steven Pasquale and Laura Osnes star in “Carousel” at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. A number of Northwestern students and alumni are involved with the production as well.

Amanda Svachula, Assistant A&E Editor

April 9, 2015

A&E During the week, instead of heading to Norris or the library after class, Communication sophomore Rosie Jo Neddy heads to eight hour rehearsals at the ornate, historic Civic Opera House in downtown Chicago to bring the dark tale of "Carousel" to life through song and dance. Neddy is one ...