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Be an Hourly blogger

Chris Kirk

January 11, 2011


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Do you have an eye for interesting stuff online or on campus? The Hourly is looking for bloggers! Send an email to Becky at rebeccaolles@gmail.com.

Greetings on ice

The Hourly

January 11, 2011


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A few students used the new ice rink as their canvas with a giant HI and a smiley face. Brian Rosentha / The Hourly

White and Purple Haze

Becky Olles

January 10, 2011


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Chanks but no Chanks. Chet Hanks, or "Haze" as he goes by now, released his new single yesterday, "White and Purple (Northwestern Remix)." This song uses the beat from "Black and Yellow" by Wiz Khalifa which another Northwestern student remixed a few months ago into the original "White and Purple." Gawker and Perez...

Walking in Winter

Ray Whitehouse

January 10, 2011


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Hourly photo by Ray Whitehouse

Solitude on the Lakefill

Sharon Paravastu

January 10, 2011


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Hourly photo by Sharon Paravastu. Coming to the Lakefill for solitude, a Northwestern student takes in the winter scene.

Weekly News Roundup (Jan. 3 – 9)

Minjae Park

January 8, 2011


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Local The new ice skating rink outside Norris opened Tuesday. Use is free, while renting equipment costs $3 for students with a WildCard. John Margolis, the founding dean of Northwestern in Qatar, will retire in June. His successor is Everette Dennis, the chair of the Communication and Media Managem...

Josh Groban inspired by Kanye tweets

Rebecca Olles and Rebecca Olles

January 4, 2011


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Josh Groban has a new album? Nope! He's just singing Kanye West's tweets. I wonder why Kanye thought a fur pillow was a good idea....

Foxes on Ice

Chris Kirk and Chris Kirk

January 4, 2011


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Hourly Photo by Chris Kirk Two foxes slid under the fence surrounding the rink to brave the ice. The rink opened to students on Friday....

A closer look at The Box

Jonathan Simrin

November 10, 2009


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The Weekly had a chance to participate in a conference call with some of the stars and creators of The Box. Here's what we learned.Richard Kelly could not be more relaxed while he watches a Wednesday morning episode of the "Rachael Ray Show" from a Chicago hotel room. For many college students, it's an...

Man on the Beat

Alexandra La Manna and Alyssa Meza

November 10, 2009


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Known to his friends simply as The Jewish Cowboy, Bienen School of Music student Josh Fink's trademarks are both his rebellious hair and uncanny original songs. Beside being a self-proclaimed cowboy of sorts, Fink studies bass as a graduate student at Northwestern, is a member of the Civic Orchestra of...

Blue Man Group Review

Katherine Zhu

November 3, 2009


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Before the three Blue Men took the stage, we in the audience were required to take "the oath of no pictures." I put away my camera, frustrated, until I realized: There really isn't any way to capture the potency of their performance on film.The Blue Men literally paint the stage at Chicago's Briar Street The...

N-U Said: Safe enough?

Jeff Meyer

November 2, 2009


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N-U Said host Jeff Meyer talks with students about safety at Northwestern and off-campus in light of a noticeably increased police presence....