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Steam Heat powers up for spring show

Members of Steam Heat prepare for their upcoming spring show, which features performances to songs from “West Side Story,” “A Chorus Line” and “Chicago.”

Annie Bruce, A&E Editor

April 8, 2015

A&E For SESP senior Alyssa Leonard, this weekend might be the last time she takes the stage at Northwestern. After four years as a member of musical theater dance company Steam Heat, Leonard will end her time with the group performing in the company’s sixth annual end-of-the-year show, Steam...

Dittmar Gallery brings border zones stories to Northwestern

Photographer Terri Warpinski with her “Surface Tension” exhibit at the Dittmar Gallery. The exhibit will run in Illinois until May 8.

Benjamin Din, Web Editor

April 8, 2015

A&E A group of young women dressed in turquoise robes stand in an old marketplace in Hebron, a Palestinian city. A mesh overhang, strung overhead, holds up a variety of plastic chairs, rocks and hangers. “The mesh was put up by the Palestinians to protect them from the Israelis who were livin...

Seniors revive Hilary Duff-inspired production to celebrate nostalgia, childhood

Rachel Yang, Reporter

April 8, 2015

A&E What first began as an inside joke between two friends quickly became the inspiration for a popular Hilary Duff-inspired student production four years ago. And now this upcoming Friday and Saturday nights, senior theatre majors Alex Benjamin and Catherine McGee are reviving their show, ...

New podcast explores Northwestern students’ stories

Kimberly Go, Reporter

April 8, 2015

A&E “Everyone has nine lives, share one of yours." This is the catchphrase of “Nine Lives,” a new storytelling podcast that shares Northwestern students' personal stories. Started by Communication freshman Alaina McCaffrey, the series went live at the end of March. The 46-minute f...

Alumni musicians and composer collaborate in new percussion compositions

Third Coast Percussion performs with a cellist in Walla Walla.

Rachel Davison, Assistant A&E Editor

April 8, 2015

A&E When he was an undergraduate student in the Bienen School of Music, David Skidmore (Bienen '05) was the captain of the Northwestern University Drumline and a member of Boomshaka. He now performs with three other Bienen graduates in Third Coast Percussion, an ensemble that collaborates with Chi...