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Five shows that should have ended before they did

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 18, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, The Current, TV

These shows all have something in common. They all used to be great shows. Then something happened. They got bad. They started recycling jokes, running out of story lines or just becoming too painful to watch. These are shows ...

Watching the Olympics? Go figure!

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 16, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Music, Songs, The Current

Let’s face it. We’ve all done it. Whether in socks on a hardwood floor, as a kid on wheelies or even on the ice rink at Norris University Center, we’ve all pretended to be a pro figure skater at some point in our lives. With the 2014 Sochi O...

How would ‘How I Met Your Mother’ do it all over again?

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

February 13, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Recaps, Reviews, The Current, TV

With “How I Met Your Mother” taking a few weeks off until Feb. 24 and our reviews on a two-week break, now seems like as good a time as any to take a big-picture look at the show as it heads down the home stretch. There...

(Almost) everything is awesome about ‘The Lego Movie’

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

It's nearly impossible not to find something to laugh at during "The Lego Movie." Jokes are constantly being made, whether it's how annoying Green Lantern is or the meaning behind Taco Tuesday. "The Lego Movie" is easily...

Mediterranean restaurants square off

Hayley Glatter, Copy chief

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Food/Dining, The Current, Top Current Story

After I returned to Evanston from my trip to Israel this Winter Break, the last thing I wanted to do was eat Mediterranean food. I turned up my nose to all mentions of the word pita and was insulted by dining hall hummus. I claimed I ha...

Spend Valentine’s Day with your TV and marathon these episodes

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Reviews, The Current, TV

Valentine’s Day has an undeservedly negative reputation. Couples love it; singles hate it. I love Valentine’s Day, and I always have. I have a difficult time understanding why some people despise it. Whether it’s a boy,...

The Rundown: Feb. 13

Mollie Cahillane, Current Writer

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, The Current

Shirley Temple dies at 85 Beloved child star Shirley Temple Black passed away Monday surrounded by family and friends. Temple made her onscreen debut at just age three, but unlike other child stars, she transitioned gracefully...

Q&A: Hokuto Konishi and Steve Terada from Quest Crew

Sofia Rada, Reporter

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, The Current, TV

Best known for winning season three of MTV’s America’s Best Dance Crew, Quest Crew has appeared all over the world and performed with the likes of LMFAO and Sean Kingston. The Crew performed at Northwestern’s Celebrasia...

Celebrities step it up for New York Fashion Week

Kendall Siewert, Columnist

February 12, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Fashion, The Current

Although New York is always a fashion capital, this week the city gets a little trendier. New York Fashion Week is a chance for a select few to preview future designer collections. And even though I love the runway, my favorite...

Where Are They Now: Drake Bell and Josh Peck

Erica Witte, Blogger

February 11, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, The Current, TV

Drake Bell. Josh Peck. They made you laugh, they made you cry, but mostly, they made you laugh. Whether it was the endearing “hug me brotha” or the scheming Miranda Cosgrove as “Megan” that fueled the emotional roller-coaster...