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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Colorfully painted rocks by the shore of Lake Michigan. The Chicago skyline is in the background. In the sky, it reads “THE WEEKEND AHEAD.”

The Weekend Ahead: campus performances to catch for Week 1

September 22, 2022

If you’re looking for weekend plans, here are some student performances you won’t want to miss.  The Titanic Players: Titanic knows what you did last summer (You went to Europe). McCormick Foundation...

A group of a cappella singers perform in front of a group sitting on a couch.

Standing room only at Rock the Lake: Stans, first-years and transfers overflow the auditorium

September 20, 2022

Performers took the stage Sunday during Wildcat Welcome for Rock the Lake, an annual mega-variety show, in McCormick Auditorium. This event showed the enormity of small worlds at Northwestern, with...

One actor stands center stage while two sit in chairs behind her.

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s ‘The Mamalogues’ explores Black motherhood

August 2, 2022

For actor Sylvia Wynn, performing in a 90-minute play with no intermission was a change of pace. She’s been doing it week after week in Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre’s “The Mamalogues,” which explores...

Performers on stage against a purple background.

Wirtz Center announces 2022-23 season offerings

July 14, 2022

The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts announced the shows for its 2022-23 season on July 5. “This season’s programming offers audiences both reimagined classics and compelling...

Two people sit next to each other performing a scene onstage.

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre explores the Black experience with revival of ‘Home’

June 15, 2022

For actor Rachel Blakes, performing in her first in-person show since the start of the pandemic felt like returning to familiarity.  Alongside two other castmates, Blakes portrays multiple roles in...

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