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Police: 26 citations, no arrests on Dillo Day

Marshall Cohen and Patrick Svitek

June 3, 2014


Filed under City, Crime, Dillo Day 2014, Latest Stories

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

Updated: Dillo Day guest wristband distribution suspended

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Student Groups, Top Stories

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

Updated: Mayfest, WNUR announce IndieU stage lineup

Rebecca Savransky, Campus Editor

May 25, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Music, Reviews, The Current

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


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

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...

Ryan Hemsworth announced as opener for 2 Chainz on Dillo Day

Ryan Hemsworth announced as opener for 2 Chainz on Dillo Day

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 19, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Student Entertainment, Top Stories

Ryan Hemsworth will perform as Dillo Day’s main stage electronic act, Mayfest announced Monday. He will perform in the slot right before headliner 2 Chainz. Hemsworth, a Canadian disc jockey and producer, has sampled a variety of artists including Lorde, Cat Power, Grimes and Tink. He is slated...

Mayfest Battle of the DJs and Battle of the Bands choose student acts for Dillo Day

Mayfest Battle of the DJs and Battle of the Bands choose student acts for Dillo Day

May 19, 2014


Filed under Captured: Photo Blog, Dillo Day 2014, Multimedia

Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This will be a space to share photos by The Daily's staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from their classes, vacation or just from around NU by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Mayfest filled their Dillo Day lineup with student acts chosen fr...

Without guest artists, 2 Chainz is the weakest link

Scott Ostrin, Music Columnist

May 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Dillo Day 2014, Music, Reviews, The Current

I was really looking forward to spending the next several weeks yelling "2 CHAINZ!" at people as obnoxiously as possible. I was still naive then, and, while it was only yesterday, it feels like at least days since 2 Chainz could be just a silly joke for me to yell at people. Now, after listening to an...

Evanston, Northwestern representatives talk Dillo Day app, new initiatives at Community Conversations event

Evanston, Northwestern representatives talk Dillo Day app, new initiatives at Community Conversations event

Paige Leskin, Assistant City Editor

May 14, 2014


Filed under City, Dillo Day 2014, Local, Top Stories

Mayfest representatives announced the launch of a smartphone application for Dillo Day at a dialogue on Tuesday night with representatives from the Northwestern and Evanston communities. The application will provide users with a detailed timeline of the events of Dillo Day, as well as the music lin...

2 Chainz confirmed as Dillo Day headliner

2 Chainz confirmed as Dillo Day headliner

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

May 13, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Latest Stories, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

2 Chainz has been confirmed as the nighttime headliner for Dillo Day this year, Mayfest announced Tuesday ​evening. Mayfest and Northwestern Ski Trip teased the name Tauheed Epps, 2 Chainz’ legal name, on the Dillo Day website Monday night. 2 Chainz, a rapper who hails from College Park, Georgia,...

Student DJ prepares for Dillo Day performance

Student DJ prepares for Dillo Day performance

Christine Farolan, Reporter

May 12, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Student Entertainment, Top Stories

After winning Mayfest’s Battle of the DJs for the second year in a row, Bienen junior Lucas Messore (“Behind These Eyes”) is ready to claim his place on the Dillo Day stage. Messore has been playing guitar since he was 10, leading to an early love of rock and jazz guitar. He said he becam...

Bienen junior wins Battle of the DJs for second year, will perform at Dillo Day

Christine Farolan, Reporter

May 9, 2014


Filed under Campus, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Bienen junior Lucas Messore, known as Behind These Eyes, won Mayfest’s Battle of the DJs for the second year in a row, getting the chance to play at Dillo Day after his set last year was canceled because of rain. The battle, which took place on Thursday at Buffalo Wild Wings, featured six...