The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor

Jane Recker, Monthly Editor

October 11, 2018

As the old saying goes: “When Taylor Swift starts voicing her political opinions, you know shit’s gotten pretty bad.” Congress has always been a mess, the presidency has been plagued by sex scandals before, but, regardless of political leaning, there’s always been something pure and austere...

Northwestern professor to premiere play on psychoanalyst at New York festival

Northwestern professor to premiere play on psychoanalyst at New York festival

Andrew Toban, Reporter

October 11, 2018

A&E Some argue life is mind over matter, but revolutionary psychoanalyst and the inspiration of an upcoming New York play Wilhelm Reich would beg to differ. Reich was a protégé of Sigmund Freud whose radical theories about the body’s influence on the mind were rejected, leaving him ostracize...

NU prof elected to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

NU prof elected to Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Charlotte Walsh, A&E Editor

October 11, 2018

A&E Marco Williams expected to open a rejection email from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Instead, he saw a still of Barbara Streisand and a caption reading “Hello, darling!” Further down, the email featured a decorative, interactive envelope resembling those read that at ...

Q&A: Composer of Netflix’s ‘American Vandal’ talks time at NU, scoring the show

Q&A: Composer of Netflix’s ‘American Vandal’ talks time at NU, scoring the show

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

October 10, 2018

When renowned musician and composer Darien Shulman (Bienen ’03) walked through the grounds of Northwestern for the first time as a student, he thought he’d be a theatre major. What followed in the next year turned him to his eventual future in music, spending his roughly 15-year career crafting and...

New comedy club premieres first monthly showcase in Evanston bar

New comedy club premieres first monthly showcase in Evanston bar

Crystal Wall, Assistant A&E Editor

October 10, 2018

A&E John McCombs broke into the Chicago comedy scene alongside Hannibal Buress, or more accurately, waiting behind him for his turn to perform at a Milwaukee Avenue bar. Since then, McCombs has continued to frequent the city’s comedy clubs and is now filling the stand-up void in Evanston. ...