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A love letter to Star Wars: The Clone Wars after seven memorable seasons

A love letter to Star Wars: The Clone Wars after seven memorable seasons

Catherine Buchaniec, Design Editor

May 13, 2020

The Monthly Between hated characters like Jar Jar Binks and infamously bad dialogue — does anyone else remember “I hate sand?” — the legacy of the Star Wars prequel trilogy remains controversial at best. We start the series with a young Anakin Skywalker and end with the establish...

Q&A: John Krasinski talks “A Quiet Place Part II,” parenting and horror movies

Krasinski on the set of “A Quiet Place: Part II.” The horror sequel is directed by John Krasinski, who described the popular series as a metaphor for parenting.

Charlotte Walsh and Crystal Wall

May 13, 2020

The Monthly You’ve seen him on your Facebook feed during quarantine for “Some Good News” and on Netflix during your latest binge of “The Office,” but John Krasinski doesn’t just do virtual proms and harmless pranks. The director, writer and star of award-winning horror movie “A Quie...

Ezri Killeen creates documentary chronicling 89th Waa-Mu Show

Ezri Killeen’s screen while editing. The junior said she’ll have the 10-15 minute documentary completed by the end of the quarter.

Sophia Scanlan, Web Editor

May 13, 2020

Years from now, when 2020 is in the distant past, people involved in The 89th Waa-Mu Show will still be able to relive the experience of producing a virtual musical, thanks to Bienen and Medill junior Ezri Killeen. One of this year’s music coordinators, Killeen is working on a 10-15 minute documentary...

Jonathan Van Ness shares beauty tips, advice with Northwestern students

Jonathan Van Ness. Van Ness spoke over Zoom to Northwestern students Thursday as part of a spring speaker series organized by A&O Productions, Rainbow Alliance, UNITY and STITCH.

Rayna Song, Reporter

May 8, 2020

With many hair salons closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, television personality and hairstylist Jonathan Van Ness told Northwestern students to take precautions when changing their hairstyles at home in a Thursday livestreamed event. The Q&A was presented by A&O Productions, Rainbow Alliance, UNITY...

Away from campus, students connect to each other through virtual book clubs

Away from campus, students connect to each other through virtual book clubs

Wilson Chapman, The Monthly Editor

May 7, 2020

A&E After the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Sherlina Chauhan (Weinberg ‘19) was looking to find ways to bond with her friends remotely. Thinking about starting a book club, she sent out a tweet asking if people were interested. “I just made a tweet like, ‘Oh, would anyone want to start an act...