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James Franco to debut new poetry collection at Northwestern School of Law

James Franco to debut new poetry collection at Northwestern School of Law

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 29, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Campus, Events, Latest Stories, On Campus

The Chicago Humanities Festival announced Wednesday actor James Franco will visit Northwestern's Chicago campus next month to discuss his filmmaking and debut his new poetry collection. Franco, the star of "127 Hours"and "Spring Breakers," will join well-known poet Frank Bidart for the Feb. 19 program...

Where Are They Now: Frankie Muniz

Where Are They Now: Frankie Muniz

Erica Witte, Blogger

January 29, 2014


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

He was never one of those actors you had a crush on. You never ferociously tore out Tiger Beat photos of him to hang all over your bedroom wall. But even without Zac Efron looks, Frankie Muniz was a star. Whether you know and love him from “Big Fat Liar,” “Agent Cody Banks,” or “Malcolm in the...

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 and tricks. Say goodbye to the dry The battle to have moisturized skin d...

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 will burst your wallet at the seams if you buy enough of it. I have to...

Reaction: Northwestern football players seek labor union representation

Wildcat Extra Staff

January 28, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Football, Latest Stories, Sports, Sports Blogs, Wildcat Extra

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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 nuCuisine rejects my completely realistic suggestion to hire Rachael Ray as ...

Skokie man shot in west Evanston on Sunday afternoon

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 27, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Skokie man was shot Sunday afternoon in west Evanston, just a few blocks from Evanston Township High School. The man was shot in the ankle in what police believe is a drug-related incident. The 25-year-old was in a car parked in the 1400 block of Dewey Avenue when he exited the car and began to...

Eugene Sunshine to leave Northwestern this summer after 17 years

Eugene Sunshine to leave Northwestern this summer after 17 years

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 27, 2014


Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, On Campus

Eugene Sunshine, senior vice president for business and finance, will leave Northwestern this summer after 17 years as the University's chief administrative, business, financial and personnel officer. Sunshine (Weinberg '71), will continue serving until a date to be determined. A replacement has not...

Northwestern adds four supplemental shuttles

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 27, 2014


Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Following student criticism of the unreliability of Northwestern's shuttle system, particularly during winter months, the University has added four supplemental shuttles. With temperatures forecasted to remain below zero through much of the next two days, NU announced Monday it has ordered additional...

Northwestern to remain open Monday; CPS, ETHS, D65 schools all closed

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 26, 2014


Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus

Despite subzero temperatures, Northwestern will remain open Monday, University officials told The Daily. High temperatures in Cook County on Monday are expected to range between 2 and minus 6 degrees, but with gusts of up to 30 miles per hour, wind chill could make temperatures feel as low as m...

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, there is never a time I would turn down a good old-fashioned foreplay...

Evanston revenues, expenditures drop compared to 5-year projections

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 24, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston's revenues and expenditures for fiscal years 2009 to 2013 came in below projections — in some cases by nearly 30 percent — according to a new analysis of the city's five-year financial outlook first presented in 2007. Jonathan Williams-Kinsel, a fellow from the International City/Co...