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Q&A: Student playwright A.J. Roy, writer of ‘The Alligators’

Communication sophomore Daniel Stompor takes center stage during “The Alligators.” The show, written by student playwright A.J. Roy, ran from Feb. 12 to Feb. 14.

Hayley Glatter, Arts and Entertainment Editor

February 19, 2015

A&E The final curtain may have closed Saturday night for "The Alligators," but the work for playwright A.J. Roy is far from over. The show tracks the rise and fall of an alligator-themed mini golf course and its effect on the founders and their families. The Communication senior has lived and...

Student groups ring in Lunar New Year with Celebrasia

Performers dance at Celebrasia in 2014. The show features many types of performers and celebrates the Lunar New Year.

Sophie Mann, Assistant A&E Editor

February 19, 2015

A&E Behind the high-energy dance performances and jaw-dropping yo-yo acts that light up Chinese Student Association and Taiwanese American Students Club's Celebrasia is the tradition of the Lunar New Year, and participants have been able to connect with their culture through the annual Northwestern ev...

As Postmates takes Northwestern by storm, workers share delivery experiences, job quirks

Amanda Svachula, Reporter

February 19, 2015

During brutal Evanston winters, while most Northwestern students hibernate in their dorms, Postmates are out and about making deliveries. Postmates, an on-demand delivery service, expanded to Evanston in October. Originally from San Francisco, it has locations all over the country. It delivers food, ...

Newsflash Theatre to bring current events to stage

Helen Lee, Reporter

February 18, 2015

A&E Spectrum Theatre Company, a student-run theater company, is launching a new show in the coming weeks in reaction to news events that matter to students, such as the death of Michael Brown last summer. The show, Newsflash Theatre, strives to bring world issues to life by creating artistic...

Student creates Northwestern-centric pop culture clothing

Weinberg freshman Kasey Brown creates pop culture-inspired spirit wear. She has donated more than $2,000 to charity.

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

February 18, 2015

A&E Before Weinberg freshman Kasey Brown even stepped onto campus in September, she was already bleeding purple. Brown is the designer and business owner of NU Wave, which specializes in offbeat, pop culture-referencing clothing for Northwestern students. “Coming in as a freshman, I was looki...