The Daily Northwestern

Staying chic in a Chicago winter

Helen Lee, Columnist

January 21, 2015

I'm from Kentucky, the state that's basically only known for two things: horses and University of Kentucky basketball. We're not known for frigid temperatures, but during my time at Northwestern, I've adjusted to the weather well enough to rack up some tips on how to stay warm during the winter months: 1. Ad...

Northwestern students compete in MLK Oratorical Contest

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

January 20, 2015

The 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Oratorical Contest concluded its second and final round Monday afternoon with the recitation of three student speeches at McCormick Auditorium in Norris University Center. The three finalists’ speeches were assessed on style, content, organization, creativity, qualit...

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...