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Block Museum presents film series “Ism, Ism, Ism”

Block Museum presents film series “Ism, Ism, Ism”

Aaron Wang, Reporter

October 16, 2019

When L.A.-based critic and filmmaker Jesse Lerner was looking for often overlooked productions to feature in the series “Ism, Ism, Ism,” he knew there was one film he wanted to include — and the creator lived in Mexico City's Roma neighborhood. Armed with just a set of initials and the director’s...

Northwestern alum talks his new satirical novel on Trump and Putin

Northwestern alum talks his new satirical novel on Trump and Putin

Jennifer Zhan, Reporter

October 16, 2019

After being “appalled” by the outcome of the 2016 presidential election, actor and Northwestern alumnus Robert Trebor (Communication ’75) started searching for a way to respond. The solution came in the form of his new book “The Haircut Who Would Be King,” a satirical novel that follows “...

“Proxy” explores the lingering effects of trauma through a true crime narrative

“Proxy” explores the lingering effects of trauma through a true crime narrative

Wilson Chapman, Assistant Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 16, 2019

In 2014, two 12-year old girls from Waukesha, Wisconsin lured their friend into the woods, where they stabbed her 19 times. The attack gained national attention due to the unusual motive of the girls: to impress a popular internet urban legend “Slender Man,” and gain the privilege of becoming his...

Dittmar’s “reevaluating ‘a’” illuminates philosophical questions through narrative storytelling

Dittmar’s “reevaluating ‘a’” illuminates philosophical questions through narrative storytelling

Eva Herscowitz, Reporter

October 16, 2019

It all started with an abandoned window. Artist lewis lain was walking through a Chicago alley when he spotted a window gutted from a construction project. So he did what any “meddling creative” would: he turned the tarnished glass into art. This single window inspired “reevaluating ‘a,’”...

The Monthly: October Edition

The Monthly: October Edition

October 11, 2019

In this edition of The Monthly: Student band Honey Butter looks to bring their jazzy sound to the top of the charts. Further reads: Follow along with reporter Charlotte Walsh as she takes a John Hughes tour of Evanston and read about the death of the WildCat Welcome new student dance. Follow along as a...