The Daily Northwestern

Police: 26 citations, no arrests on Dillo Day

Marshall Cohen and Patrick Svitek

June 3, 2014

There were no Dillo Day arrests this year, but 26 people received citations, police said. Northwestern students received 18 of the citations, a typical amount compared to that of recent years. Evanston and University police handed out tickets for offenses including urinating in public, drinking in...

Updated: Dillo Day guest wristband distribution suspended

Medill freshman Haley Smith talks with Mayfest staff after receiving her wristband for Saturday’s event. Students who attempted to pick up their wristbands earlier in the day were met with long wait times.

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 28, 2014

Guest wristband distribution for Dillo Day has been suspended, Mayfest announced Wednesday afternoon. Mayfest officials said distribution was suspended to ensure every Northwestern student could receive a wristband. Wristbands are guaranteed for all students. "The Northwestern undergraduate student...

Updated: Mayfest, WNUR announce IndieU stage lineup

Tink, a Chicago rapper and singer, is one of several local artists to be featured on the IndieU stage at Dillo Day. The lineup will also include RUNNING, Teen Witch Fan Club and the GTW, Mayfest announced Sunday.

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 25, 2014

Update, 4:30 p.m. Thursday: Sirr Tmo will serve as the fifth artist performing on the IndieU stage and will play during the second slot, WNUR announced Thursday. Sirr Tmo works as a producer, DJ and dancer and is a member of footwork crew Teklife. He released an EP May 21, "Footworking Through My Music...

DJ Ryan Hemsworth proves good things can last

DJ Ryan Hemsworth proves good things can last

Scott Ostrin, Music Columnist

May 21, 2014

As Mayfest continues to reveal its planned artists for Dillo Day on May 31, I continue to shrivel in fear of what can possibly lie in wait. 2 Chainz was such a resoundingly poor decision in my opinion (you’d know if you read last week’s edition of The Current). If Mayfest is capable of revealing someone laughably bad, certainly some...

Dillo Day wristband distribution set to begin Wednesday

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 20, 2014

Registration is now open for Dillo Day, and distribution of wristbands will begin on Wednesday. This year, for the first time, Mayfest is requiring all festival attendees to wear wristbands in order to enter the Lakefill. Northwestern students, faculty, staff, alumni and Evanston residents can register...