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Too Big for TV: Reality scandals beyond the screen

Allison Lasher, Blogger

January 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs

Reality TV is known for scandals, but not all of them are expected. There are plenty of moments that couldn't be scripted even if the creators wanted to. Here's a taste of the stories that grabbed national attention and the controversy...

Winter Quarter concerts that won’t break the bank

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

January 28, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

With weather-induced sickness taking over campus and midterms starting to sneak up out of nowhere, there’s nothing better than a concert to add a healthy dose of fun to that Winter Quarter slump. Last Saturday, I headed downtown...

Five cringe-worthy “Bachelor” cliches

Allison Lasher, Blogger

January 24, 2013

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Now that 27 combined seasons of "The Bachelor," "The Bachelorette" and "Bachelor Pad" have come and gone, season 17 of "The Bachelor" really has its work cut out for it. In the combined seasons, we've nearly seen it all, from...

New musicians to bet on in 2013

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

January 21, 2013

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

For me, the 2012 year in music can be summed up in three words: call, me and maybe. If anything, Carly Rae Jepsen’s incredible rise to the top of the charts (and hearts) of pop-culture enthusiasts shows that in music these days,...

The reALItys: Top three ‘Real Housewives’

Allison Lasher, Blogger

November 28, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs

"The Real Housewives" have taken America by storm, bringing reality TV fame to women from Beverly Hills to Atlanta and everywhere in between. The Bravo series has featured scandals that made national news and spotlighted women who...

New Year’s Eats: 10 resolutions to improve your relation to food

Katy Vogt, Blogger

November 27, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs

Though January is still a month away, it's never too early to start thinking about the new year. With this fresh start in mind, there's always room for improvement. Here are 10 ways to change up how you relate to food when 2013...

The Current chart

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 26, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

This week, I decided to take a slightly different approach to my blog post. I’ve always been curious about what music Northwestern students really listen to, but it’s hard to get a truly accurate idea of people’s tastes...

Forget the Turkey: What reALIty TV is thankful for this season, meatballs included

Allison Lasher, Blogger

November 20, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs

With Thanksgiving just days away, I was inspired to pay tribute to the shows, seasons and people that have been the gravy on this fall season of reality TV. Even after Thursday's food coma wears off, these are things I'll still...

Getting in tune with holiday season

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 20, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

On a cold night last week, I noticed the first sign of winter here on campus. Walking out of Norris, I was confronted with a thin wall of large snowflakes. And though I’m not particularly looking forward to the constant flur...

reALIty Around the World: ‘Geordie Shore’

Allison Lasher, Blogger

November 14, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs

Sad to say goodbye to your favorite gorilla juice heads on the “Jersey Shore” in December? Drown your sorrows in the British version, “Geordie Shore.” Now two episodes into its fourth season, the show reminds me what ...