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The Monthly: May Edition

The Monthly: May Edition

May 14, 2020

In this Edition of the Monthly: A Northwestern senior charts her own path in the Chicago music scene. Further Reads: The Monthly Editor writes about the flaws and beauty of art created during the pandemic. A Medill alum reinvents cookware through her company Great Jones. With the pandemic closing ...

Open Tab: Evanston eateries transform into mini grocery stores amidst pandemic

Lush Wine & Spirits sells fruit and vegetable boxes whose contents change daily. Items included are grown locally, like strawberries, heirloom potatoes and rhubarb.

Zoe Malin, Reporter

May 14, 2020

The Monthly Just two months ago, customers lined up behind the register at Backlot Coffee, waiting to get an oat milk latte. Now, in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, customers enter the shop a few at a time, and they’re not just purchasing a cup of joe: they’re buying groceries too. In addi...

NU alum modernizes cookware with her company, Great Jones

Sierra Tishgart (Medill ‘12) was inspired to found Great Jones after finding the process of purchasing cookware to be expensive and overwhelming. Great Jones’ Dutch oven, called “The Dutchess,” is a staple in the collection.

Zoe Malin, Reporter

May 14, 2020

The Monthly Sierra Tishgart (Medill '12), co-founder of Great Jones, thinks waiting until marriage to purchase high-quality cookware is “preposterous,” but she encountered that old-fashioned idea on her quest to buy pots and pans just a few years ago. After years working as a food writer and e...

Reel Thoughts: Mrs. America is a mirror to unfinished business

Cate Blanchett in “Mrs. America.” The Hulu/FX miniseries recounts the tracks the equal rights amendment movement of the 1970s.

Yunkyo Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

May 14, 2020

The Monthly I don’t like shows or movies that reimagine history, because it reminds me of what we could have had. But if writers of historical cinema decide to stick strictly to the version of history, the narrative feels uninspired. If they decide to change the course of the historical events co...

Liner Notes: “Petals for Armor” may be Hayley Williams’ debut solo album, but she has nothing to prove

Liner Notes: “Petals for Armor” may be Hayley Williams’ debut solo album, but she has nothing to prove

Wilson Chapman, Monthly Editor

May 13, 2020

The Monthly It feels weird to call “Petals for Armor” Hayley Williams’ debut album, because Hayley Williams has been with us a long time. Now 31, the singer-songwriter founded pop punk band Paramore when she was just 15 years old, and the group released its first album “All We Know Is Fallin...