The Daily Northwestern

Block 9: ‘THNKS FR TH MRTHN’

Catherine Henderson and Benjamin Rosenberg

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories

In the penultimate block, dancers screamed along to rock and roll songs, as they started to regain their energy for the push to the finish line. Named for the Fall Out Boy song “Thnks fr th Mmrs,” THNKS FR TH MRTHN featured...

Block 8: Shiver Me Tinder

Andrea Michelson and Ally Mauch

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories

Dancers “super-liked” Block 8 — a block sponsored by dating app Tinder and aptly themed “Shiver Me Tinder.” “(The tent is) the best place to find love!” emcee Kelly Eichenholz joked to the crowd of dancers, dressed...

Block 6: BLOCKbuster

Block 6: BLOCKbuster

March 10, 2018

Block 3: It’s Britney, Block

Clare Proctor and Victoria Lee

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Stretching into the early hours of Saturday morning, Britney Spears and will.i.am’s “Scream & Shout” blared into the Dance Marathon tent as dancers kicked off the third block of the 30-hour event. Block 3, themed ...

Block 2: Space Jam

Wilson Chapman and Vy Duong

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories

  The Dance Marathon tent lit up as dancers shimmied with their alien headbands bopping in the air. With “Space Jam” as this block’s theme, Communication senior Dee Dee Morrow said she “naturally” had to go all out. In ...

Block 1: Comic Books and Captain Hooks

Alexis White and Caitlin Chen

March 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories

For the 44th year, more than 1,000 Dance Marathon participants ran down the steps of Norris University Center toward a large white tent to begin 30 hours of dancing. During Block 1, participants danced to a mix of superh...