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Seder’ closes three-night exploration of family life, religion, mental illness

Claire Brown and Claire Brown

May 1, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Correction appended"The Last Seder," a play about four Jewish daughters who return home to sell their house when their father is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, finished its three-night run Saturday to an over-sold audience at Shanley Pavilion."I could not be more proud or more pleased with the wh...

Philfest enlists Chicago bluegrass band Tangleweed to open for Carbon Leaf

Maria LaMagna and Maria LaMagna

May 1, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

To prepare for Philfest's headlining performer Carbon Leaf next Sunday, Northwestern students will indulge in some "weed." Tangleweed, that is.A&O Productions and Students for Ecological and Environmental Development announced Wednesday that the Chicago-area bluegrass band will open Sunday's show, hel...

Dan Deacon ‘overtakes’ Norris East Lawn for charity concert

Jessica Allen and Jessica Allen

May 1, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

A lawn full of people flipped their wrists and pumped their arms by the light of a glowing green skull Sunday night as electronic artist Dan Deacon incited dancing and singing, performing for the mass from a carpet of grass rather than a stage.Opening artist Boy Crisis and headliner Deacon performed...

Marathon offers Northwestern a melodic 26 hours

Jim An and Jim An

May 1, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Running 26.2 miles is tough. Playing 26 hours of music is no easy task either.Fortunately, the performers of Music Marathon didn't have to go it alone.Starting at 8 p.m. Friday, students, alumni and faculty filled Regenstein Recital Hall with music in support of The People's Music School, a tuition-free m...

Returning Northwestern students will get Six Flags invite

Lark Turner and Lark Turner

May 1, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

All returning students will be invited to Six Flags Great America at the conclusion of Wildcat Welcome Week next fall, said Elizabeth Daly, director of orientation and parent programs."We've been talking a lot about wanting to host an event for the entire Northwestern community," she said.The event will take ...

Happiness Club gets groove on in front of Tech sans sound

Annie Chang

April 30, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Approximately 30 Northwestern students danced to music only they could hear outside of Technological Institute on Friday.The Silent Dance Party was an event organized by NU's Happiness Club, a student group whose goal is to simply make people happy. Participating students danced for about 20 minutes t...

Webcam features baby falcons nesting outside public library

Alan Yu

April 30, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), City

With a few clicks, Evanston residents can watch baby falcons grow from eggs to birds of prey on the Evanston Public Library's website.The webcam, which operates from March to June, watches a nest of two falcons, which are two of 24 of their species in the state. The camera records every moment, from the ...

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 assists and fifth in total points, Munday (Communication '06) took part in the fi...

Audrey II, Little Shop debut today

Peter Larson

April 28, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Audrey II, the famous Jim Henson-designed Venus flytrap, is setting up shop in the Norris University Center's Louis Room beginning today for the Northwestern Arts Alliance's production of the play "Little Shop of Horrors."The show, in which the protagonist discovers a Venus flytrap with a craving for fresh...

NU students forced from rooms to accommodate dorm construction

Lark Turner

April 28, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

University officials have drawn the ire of Freshman Quad residents this week as some students said they are being relocated because of construction.A multimillion-dollar project to connect the Hinman-Lincoln and Elder Hall residences will create a new residential community next fall. In February...

Northwestern students march through night against sexual assault

Lilia Hargis

April 28, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

With a megaphone and large banners, about 65 Northwestern community members marched on campus Thursday night, chanting phrases such as "Take back the night! The time is here! We will not be controlled by fear!" and "Two, four, six, eight! No more violence! No more rape!"Take Back the Night, in its 24...

ASG fills committee openings, discusses new VP of services

Lilia Hargis

April 27, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

At Wednesday night's Associated Student Government Senate meeting, senators elected three new members to the Student Groups Committee, while three open positions remain.The committee is intended to be made up of six senators and six non-senators, according to ASG code. On Wednesday, five senator positions...