The Daily Northwestern

Communication sophomore creates first feature film based on experiences with brother with disabilities

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Students, Television and Film

When Communication sophomore Alex Herz set out to make his first feature film, he didn’t know what it would be about. Herz said the idea for his film came to him when he was sitting in one of his Radio, Television and Film...

Bienen sophomores to release first jazz album at end of month

Jennifer Hepp, Reporter

May 24, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Latest Stories, Music, Students

Bienen sophomores Louis Danowsky and Sam Wolsk first met at a high school all-state jazz festival during their junior of high school. Three years later, they are about to release their first big band album, “Coalescence.” ...

More than 200 Bienen students sign petition to diversify music curriculum

Madeleine Fernando, Assistant A&E Editor

April 12, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Music, Students, The Monthly

Steven Banks, a second-year graduate student in the Bienen School of Music, recalls playing just two pieces by black composers in his life. One of the pieces was written by his best friend and member of his chamber ensemble, and...