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Q&A: NU alumna talks college connections, alumni events

Sarah Eberspacher

May 4, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Proving you can never really leave the college years behind, Jessica Roberts (Communication '03) is the former chairwoman of the Northwestern Young Alumni of Chicago and is currently still involved on the executive board. The gr...

Q&A: From playing one Munday to coaching the next

Brian Chappatta

April 28, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

There's only one person in the history of Northwestern lacrosse who has been a part of all five National Championship teams as both a player and a coach-Lindsey Munday. A star midfielder who ranks second in NU history in assist...

Alumni Q&A: Alumnus offers tips on ‘Mastering the Audition’

Sarah Eberspacher

April 21, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

John Marshall Jones (Communication '84) came sweeping into Louis Hall on Tuesday night for a program sponsored by Kappa Alpha Psi, the African-American Theater Ensemble and Northwestern University Women Filmmakers Alliance. Upon m...

Alumni Q&A: Holocaust survivor, NU alumnus: Never forget

Sarah Eberspacher

April 14, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Ralph Rehbock is retired. Sort of. The Northwestern alumnus (McCormick '57) teaches math at Oakton Community College, volunteers with "scouting" and serves as vice president for the executive board of the Illinois Holocaust Museu...

Q&A: ‘Breaking Bad’ star reflects on NU memories

Maria LaMagna

April 7, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Before "Breaking Bad" star Anna Gunn (Communication '90), struggled with her meth-dealing husband's secretive double-life on the hit AMC TV series, she was just another theater major at Northwestern. Gunn talked to The Daily ...

Held by the Taliban’ journalist David Rohde awarded Medill Medal of Courage

Sarah Eberspacher

April 4, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

David Rohde of The New York Times was awarded the Medill School of Journalism's Medal for Courage in Journalism for his five-part article series, "Held by the Taliban."The Taliban kidnapped Rohde and Afghan journalist Tahir Lud...

Q&A: ‘Feast or famine’ lifestyle for operatic alumnus Victor Benedetti

Sarah Eberspacher

March 29, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Victor Benedetti (Bienen '90, Master's '92) has matured in his profession since his time at Northwestern. The opera singer talked to The Daily about his past at NU (singing in shows and making mock contracts with law students), his pr...

Alumni Q&A: Benoit Denizet-Lewis

Sara Peck

March 3, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Benoit Denizet-Lewis (Medill '97) was once a frat boy who feigned heterosexuality for two years and barely scraped by with a 3.0 GPA. Fourteen years later his pieces on addiction, sexuality and Perez Hilton have earned him th...

Northwestern alumni donations decline in ’09

Maria LaMagna

February 27, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Northwestern alumni donated less in 2009 than in previous years, fitting into the national trend of decreased financial gifts from graduates.The 2009 fiscal year showed the steepest decline in the history of the Council for Aid t...

Alumni Q&A: Dave Revsine on staying objective at Big Ten Network

Sarah Eberspacher

February 23, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Before landing a job as the lead studio host for the Big Ten Network in 2007, Northwestern alumnus Dave Revsine (WCAS '91) worked for WNUR and enjoyed NU sports and campus life. He spoke with THE DAILY about staying objective when t...

Northwestern grads move from Shanley to Steppenwolf

Alexandra Rudansky

February 21, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Several Northwestern Communication alumni have graduated to the next stage of their careers. Jake Cohen, Govind Kumar and Alison Siple are new additions to the cast and crew of "A Separate Peace," the most recent production by...

Alumni Q&A: Alexander Lurie

Sarah Eberspacher

February 17, 2010

Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

After graduating from Northwestern, Alexander Lurie (WCAS and Communication '06) began a career in management consulting. When he discovered it wasn't the best fit, he entered the hospitality industry, a move that resulted in the...