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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 leaves, that’s for sure. One unsung hero on the holiday calendar is Nat...

White House creates task force to combat sexual assault on campuses

Ally Mutnick, Campus Editor

January 22, 2014


Filed under Administration, Blogs, Campus, Campus Safety, On Campus

President Barack Obama announced Wednesday the creation of a new White House task force that will address the high rate of sexual assault on college campuses. The group, which includes the Attorney General and the secretaries of the Interior, Education and Health and Human Services, will assess sexual...

Northwestern senior to compete on upcoming ‘Survivor’ season

Northwestern senior to compete on upcoming ‘Survivor’ season

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

January 22, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Campus, Latest Stories, On Campus, Student Entertainment

SESP senior Alexis Maxwell will appear on the upcoming season of the CBS reality show "Survivor," premiering Feb. 26. On the 28th season of the show, Maxwell, an Addison, Ill., native, worked together and competed against her castmates to survive in Cagayan, a province in the Philippines, without...

Edzo’s to begin offering evening hours

Edzo’s to begin offering evening hours

Joseph Diebold, Managing Editor

January 21, 2014


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

Evanston residents will soon be able to grab dinner at one of their favorite burger joints. Edzo’s Burger Shop, 1571 Sherman Ave., which was nearly as infamous for its limited hours as it was beloved for its juicy patties and thick milkshakes, announced Tuesday it will stay open until 10 p.m. Tuesdays...

Evanston declares snow emergency, snow route parking ban

Ciara McCarthy, City Editor

January 21, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Local

Evanston declared Tuesday both a snow emergency and a snow route parking ban. The snow route parking ban will be in effect for Tuesday night. Residents are prohibited from parking in areas designated as snow routes to allow main roads to be cleared, the city said. Cars parked on snow routes Tuesday...

Blotter: Jan. 22

Julian Gerez, Reporter

January 21, 2014


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, City, Crime, Local

Chicago resident robbed at knifepoint in Best Buy parking lot A man robbed a Chicago resident with a pocket knife in the parking lot of a Best Buy on Saturday evening. The Chicago resident, 51, was approached inside the store, 2301 Howard St., and offered a "good deal" on a television set, Evansto...

Football: Venric Mark granted medical hardship waiver, will return to Northwestern for 2014 season

Football: Venric Mark granted medical hardship waiver, will return to Northwestern for 2014 season

Alex Putterman, Assistant Sports Editor

January 21, 2014


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

Venric Mark will spend one more season in purple, Northwestern announced Tuesday. The senior running back will return to the Wildcats for the 2014 campaign, having been granted a hardship waiver by the Big Ten, thereby receiving a fifth year of eligibility. Mark rushed for 1,366 yards in 2...

Nobel Peace Prize winner shares thoughts about MLK at community vigil

Nobel Peace Prize winner shares thoughts about MLK at community vigil

Lan Nguyen, Reporter

January 21, 2014


Filed under Academic, Campus, Events, Faculty, On Campus, Science & Technology, Speakers, Student Groups, Top Stories

Nobel Peace Prize winner Warren Washington commemorated Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday night with a speech on the civil rights movement and its effect on climate change research. The 35th annual candlelight vigil, which drew in about 150 Northwestern and Evanston community members to Alice Millar...

Block Museum reopens with exhibits about society, class

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

January 20, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Campus, Events, On Campus

 After flooding prompted a temporary closure in August, the Block Museum of Art reopened this weekend with two new exhibitions, which explore class and society in America during the 1930s. "The Left Front: Radical Art in the 'Red Decade,' 1920-1940" features American artists with Chicago ties who r...

Northwestern creates emergency response team

Rebecca Savransky, Assistant Campus Editor

January 15, 2014


Filed under Administration, Campus, On Campus

A new community safety initiative will train volunteers to serve on an emergency response team, Northwestern announced Tuesday. NU will join a national emergency preparedness program called the Community Emergency Response Team. Volunteers will be trained in a wide range of topics including fire...

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 about a much more important (albeit related) topic: sex! I must admit,...

Pinterest drawing lessons yield average results

Pinterest drawing lessons yield average results

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

January 15, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Lifestyle, The Current

At age seven, I received the greatest piece of mail I could possibly have imagined. No, it wasn’t my premature acceptance letter to Hogwarts (although, I did apply early decision because, like Northwestern, Hogwarts loves those ED wizards), and no, it wasn’t a response from Hilary Duff on my desire to ...