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Practical Tactical wins DJ bout, right to mix on Dillo Day stage

Leezia Dhalla

May 21, 2010


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The student disk jockey duo Practical Tactical will be performing "electro-dance" beats from the same stage as third headliner Guster on Dillo Day, Mayfest's co-chairs announced Friday.The pair, consisting of McCormick senior Yann Manibog and McCormick junior Josh Lau, beat out four other student acts at t...

Practical Tactical wins DJ bout, right to mix on Dillo Day stage

Leezia Dhalla

May 20, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

The student disk jockey duo Practical Tactical will be performing "electro-dance" beats from the same stage as third headliner Guster on Dillo Day, Mayfest's co-chairs announced Friday.The pair, consisting of McCormick senior Yann Manibog and McCormick junior Josh Lau, beat out four other student a...

Guster joins Nelly, Spektor as third headliner for Dillo Day

Leezia Dhalla

May 20, 2010


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Guster will highlight the afternoon performances for Mayfest's Dillo Day this year.The announcement was made by Mayfest leaders at the Battle of the DJs, a competition where student contestants competed for a set on Dillo Day. Five DJs competed for 30 minutes each at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1741 Maple Ave...

Students protest blood ban

Jessica Allen

May 19, 2010


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Northwestern students holding signs with the messages "THE FDA SAYS NO GAY BLOOD, PLEASE" and "PLEASE DONATE BLOOD! PLEASE WRITE TO CONGRESS SO I CAN DONATE MY HEALTHY BLOOD, TOO!" among others were on display for people passing by the Rock on Thursday.The students stood quietly, collected signature...

Students, professors get together for ‘Civics & Snacks’ discussion

Kevin Soter

May 19, 2010


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In an attempt to increase opportunities for students and professors to connect, the Northwestern Political Union held its first "Civics & Snacks" event Thursday evening. Students and faculty from all areas of study were invited to the informal discussion on American exceptionalism at The Buffett Center fo...

Alumna gives tips to take on Tinseltown

Sarah Eberspacher

May 19, 2010


Filed under Alumni, Campus (Archived)

Maggie Bandur, Communication '96, is the co-executive producer for the TBS series "My Boys" and previously worked on the FOX hit "Malcolm in the Middle." Before she was penning plots in Los Angeles, she was majoring in Radio, Television and Film at Northwestern. The alumna talked to The Daily about ...

Sudan fellows talk political, religious strife

Lilia Hargis

May 19, 2010


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On the topic of southern Sudanese secession, a group of students met Thursday night to discuss the upcoming referendum in the African nation with four Sudan Good Governance Fellows who are visiting Northwestern this spring. The event was part of the Undergraduate Africa Seminar program, a series of inform...

Ex-chief economist of International Monetary Fund blasts banks in lecture

Jim An

May 19, 2010


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Six trillion dollars.That's what the global financial crisis cost the U.S. government, according to Simon Johnson, the ex-chief economist of the International Monetary Fund.Johnson, described by economics Prof. Mark Witte in an e-mail as "the Simon Cowell of economics," lambasted bankers, regulators and p...

Sheridan Road will host nearly nude runners Dillo weekend

Sarah Eberspacher

May 19, 2010


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Students inspired by Nelly's hit "Hot In Herre" can take off-almost-all their clothes and dash down Sheridan Road on Dillo Day weekend.The first Nearly Naked Run at Northwestern has more than 100 confirmed guests on its Facebook event page, which encourages participants to "make history" by shedding ...

Application rates increase for NU-Q’s class of 2014

Jessica Allen

May 18, 2010


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In its third admissions cycle, Northwestern University in Qatar continues to attract more students to form a class of 2014 significantly more diverse than its Evanston counterpart.A few of the 15 countries represented within the class of 45 students include Tunisia, Egypt and Germany."On nearly every dim...

Nelly as headliner: Reaction from the Twitterverse

The Daily Northwestern

May 18, 2010


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@andrysb24: The @NorthwesternU Twitterverse is abuzz about Nelly headlining @DilloDay. Some say, yay; others say, nay. I say... meh. @dfiker: extremely pumped to wear a band-aid, air force ones, and a grill for NELLY on dillo day @dhlips: HAHAHAHAHAHA Dillo Day 2010 is so weird @esr...

ASG holds committee election, passes emergency legislation

Lilia Hargis

May 18, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Associated Student Government Senate held elections Wednesday evening for the Student Appropriations Finance Committee and the Residence Hall Association/Residential College Board Election Committee.The SAFC is a 12-member committee consisting of six senators and six non-senators. Members serve as accoun...