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Controversy strikes again in ASG presidential race

Sean Collins Walsh

April 10, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Check back for more updates throughout the night.An accusatory message sent by presidential candidate Alessio Manti at 1 p.m. sparked another episode of controversy in this year's Associated Student Government race.The widely circulated message, which the SESP sophomore said he first released on Faceboo...

Video: Cynthia Lin performs “Blue and Borderlined”

Video and Editing by Dan Hill

April 10, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

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Thanks to online voters, NBN goes to Washington

Lark Turner

April 10, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

A winning question sent North by Northwestern's Editor in Chief Amanda Litman to Washington, D.C., last week.NBN, which is a member of The Huffington Post College network, won a HuffPost College contest, which asked its affiliate campus news organizations "to engage their readers and find out what coll...

Regina Spektor confirmed as daytime headliner for Dillo Day 2010

Maria LaMagna

April 10, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Regina Spektor will be one of this year's Dillo Day headliners.Mayfest teamed up in an unprecedented partnership with Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern to bring the singer/songwriter and pianist to campus."Regina Spektor has a really strong grounding in her own Jewish background, and we thought that wou...

A&O Ball tickets sell out in 3 hours

Jessica Allen

April 8, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

In a repeat of the Passion Pit concert in Chicago on April 2, the A&O Ball featuring the indie-electro performer and hip-hop artist Talib Kweli sold out.This time, it took less than three hours.Tickets went on sale at 10:30 a.m. on Friday and by 12:52 p.m., each of the approximately 2,000 tickets ha...

TOMCats go barefoot to show importance of shoes for children in need

Sarah Freishtat

April 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Barefoot Northwestern students braved the cold spring weather Thursday to raise awareness for children who can't afford shoes.Members of the NU TOMCats organized One Day Without Shoes in collaboration with TOMS Shoes, a shoe company with a one-for-one policy that promises to donate a pair of shoes to a needy...

New Fisk Hall shuttle stop boosts access

Vasiliki Mitrakos

April 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Student Government

Following a month-long correspondence between the Associated Student Government and University Services, the new shuttle stop added near Fisk Hall began operating after Spring Break. All shuttles that turn right from Campus Drive to Sheridan Road make the new stop. It is an efficient addition because t...

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 about stage fright, high school acting exercise and a new movie. Daily: How would you describe your undergr...

Anything goes’ in new air guitar production

Peter Larson

April 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

Donning Superman underwear, gold sequins and a striped tie headband, Robert Dowling takes the stage and pulls a face-melting guitar solo out of thin air."The thing about it is, anything goes," the Communication senior said. "If you just believe wholeheartedly that something's actually in your hands, it...

Evanston revises city’s refuse and recycling fees

Alex Rudansky

April 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), City

In their efforts to reduce Evanston's environmental impact and generate much-needed revenue, city officials are turning to an unlikely source: garbage.In changes that took effect April 1, the Evanston Public Works Department restructured the city refuse, recycling and yard waste fee structure.Previously, families paid $6...

New Block Museum exhibit emphasizes history, technique of engraving

Lilia Hargis

April 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

The Block Museum of Art's newest exhibit, "A Beautiful Line: Following the Early Modern Engraver, 1480–1650," opens today.The exhibit is designed to emphasize the beauty, history and intricate technique involved in engraving, said Burke Patten, the museum's communications manager."This exhibition is a ...

Talib to open at Riviera

Jessica Allen

April 7, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived)

"Established" hip-hop performer Talib Kweli will open for Passion Pit at the A&O Ball on April 23."He's kind of a big deal in the hip-hop scene," said Weinberg senior Carolyn Goldschmidt, concerts director for A&O Productions. "He's really been doing this for a long time. He's not some random rapper."S...