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The Steam Press: Ridiculous plot twists and turns

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 4, 2014

Filed under Books, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! As midterms descend, clutching us in their deathlike grip, the search for the perfect way to procrastinate becomes paramount. After many, many trials, I’ve found that the perfect way to waste time...

NU Year, NU You: Put your best face forward

Miranda Leon, Blogger

January 29, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

With the new year comes new trends in fashion and beauty. This means it is time to move on from bold red lip color, little girl bows and ombre hair extensions. Move best face forward into 2014 with these five key beauty tips...

Pillow Talk: What your lingerie says about you

Laken Howard, Blogger

January 29, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Lingerie: that really pretty stuff you see on display at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and wish you could wear under your clothes every day to make you feel like a sex bomb. Or, it’s that really pretty stuff that...

Pincidents: Dining hall blandness meets DIY optimism

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

January 28, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

I got tired of dining hall food faster than life moves according to Ferris Bueller (aka "pretty fast"). It's not that the food is terrible, but after a while, it all just starts to blend together. So, in the off chance that nuC...

Pillow Talk: oral fixation

Laken Howard, Blogger

January 25, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

A wise man once said, “Without foreplay, there is seldom great sex.” OK, so maybe I fabricated that quote (sorry, Medill training), but its principle is nonetheless very accurate. Except in the case of the occasional quickie,...

Pincidents: a DIY twist on a classic snack

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

January 22, 2014

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

Some holidays just don’t get the publicity they deserve. I mean, how would you feel if you were Arbor Day and spent months and months hearing about how great and funny and talented Halloween is? It would certainly wilt your l...

Pillow Talk: Welcome to my bedroom

Laken Howard, Blogger

January 15, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Welcome back, Current readers! It’s a new quarter and a new year, so it’s only fitting that a new blog is born. I’ve decided to depart from the days of blogging about my escapades with online dating. Instead, I’ll be blogging...

Throwback Thursday playlist

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

November 21, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current

I have always considered myself a '90s kid. Granted, I was born right in the middle of the decade and was too young to remember the cultural scene at the time when it actually happened, but since I heard the songs in the early...