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The Garage hosts first Artist in Residence Pop-up

The Garage hosts first Artist in Residence Pop-up

Jessica Liu and Jacob Ohara

May 22, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Arts and Entertainment, Campus, Latest Stories, Video

The Garage celebrated the first year of its Artist in Residence program with its first-ever pop up on May 17. The pop-up event showcased art ranging from prints to fashion to music....

Northwestern Muslim Cultural Students Association presents first hijab-wearing supermodel as spring speaker

Northwestern Muslim Cultural Students Association presents first hijab-wearing supermodel as spring speaker

Zinya Salfiti, Reporter

May 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Muslim activist and Somali-American supermodel Halima Aden recounted the story of how she went from living in a Kenyan refugee camp to walking international runways to becoming the first-ever fashion model to wear the hijab in Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue. She told her story Monday night at...

Scriptwriting, politics and race discussed at BlacKkKlansman Q&A

Scriptwriting, politics and race discussed at BlacKkKlansman Q&A

Pyrros Rubanis, Reporter

May 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, Events, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories

“BlacKkKlansman” screenwriter Kevin Willmott and Ron Stallworth, the retired police officer the film is based on, discussed the Academy award-winning film on Sunday. The panel followed a screening of the movie in the Ryan Family Auditorium. The panel, moderated by Charles Whitaker, the interim...

Timuel Black Jr. discusses his new memoir chronicling his decades-long civil rights career in Chicago

Timuel Black Jr. discusses his new memoir chronicling his decades-long civil rights career in Chicago

Eva Jacobs, Reporter

May 20, 2019


Filed under City, Events, Latest Stories

Legendary civil rights activist Timuel Black Jr. spoke about his over 70 years of civil rights work Sunday afternoon at the Evanston Public Library as part of the 2019 Evanston Literary Festival. Black discussed his book, “Sacred Ground: The Chicago Streets of Timuel Black,” with an audience of...

‘Game of Thrones’ sound designer Paula Fairfield is best at intersection of vulnerability and sound design

‘Game of Thrones’ sound designer Paula Fairfield is best at intersection of vulnerability and sound design

Jacob Ohara, Reporter

May 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories

Emmy-award winning sound designer Paula Fairfield wove moving personal anecdotes with sonic expertise in a Q&A Thursday evening. Fairfield, who has spent about six years designing sound for “Game of Thrones,” said she works best within the intersection of vulnerability and sound design. It’s...