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Kellogg Team to plunge into Lake Michigan for charity

Kellogg student Benjamin Dowell (right) participates in the Polar Plunge last year. Dowell is the captain of “The Kellogg Krushers,” and will embrace chilly waters to raise money for Special Olympics on March 1.

Kimberly Go, Reporter

February 26, 2015

A&E A team of Kellogg students called the Kellogg Ice Krushers will dive into the freezing waters of Lake Michigan from North Avenue Beach in Chicago for the Polar Plunge on Sunday. The Polar Plunge is an annual winter event when participants plunge into bone-chilling waters for a few minu...

Theater students share humor in web series

Communication seniors Khari Shelton and Janice Theard perform the Jan. 16 episode of “Black Friday.” The pair began the weekly YouTube series after working on a show together during Fall Quarter.

Rachel Davison, Assistant A&E Editor

February 26, 2015

A&E Move over, Jenna Marbles — two Communication seniors are putting their hilarious friendship on screen in the YouTube web series "Black Friday." Janice Theard and Khari Shelton both appeared in “The Laramie Project” in Fall Quarter 2014 and worked together, outside of the theater,...

Burg: Imagine U’s ‘James and the Giant Peach’ what theater for young audiences should be

Madeline Burg, Reporter

February 25, 2015

A&E I have seen far more theater in four years on this campus than I’d care to admit. Northwestern puts on an obscene number of productions — both department- and student-run — each year, all of my roommates have been involved in at least one show and I’ve always been partial to a good musical....

Q&A: Battle of the DJs winner Dane Rucker

Dane Rucker, who goes by his DJ name RUCKU5 when performing, spins his set at Dance Marathon’s Battle of the DJs. The Weinberg junior will pump up the crowd at DM next weekend.

Rachel Yang, Reporter

February 25, 2015

A&E Between dancing, trying to stay awake and resisting the urge to crawl back into bed, Northwestern students taking part in Dance Marathon starting March 6 will also get the chance to hear RUCKU5, who is known as Weinberg junior Dane Rucker when he is not on stage. Rucker, the winner of the ...

Comedian brings podcast to Northwestern for live recording, interviews RTVF alum

Host Jimmy Carrane chats with Chicago improviser Noah Gregoropoulos (Communication ‘81). The two will be reunited Thursday when Carrane hosts his show, “Improv Nerd,” in Harris Hall with Gregoropoulos as a guest.

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

February 25, 2015

A&E Comedian and Evanston resident Jimmy Carrane will bring his podcast, Improv Nerd, to Northwestern for a live recording Thursday. Carrane will interview Noah Gregoropoulos (Communication '81), a Chicago improviser and Northwestern alumnus, about his experiences in the comedy industry. Carrane,...