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Alumnus Jonathan Katz writes book about Haiti experience, international aid

Annie Bruce, Current Assistant Editor

May 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Personality Profiles, Profiles, Quotes, The Current

When an earthquake struck Haiti in January 2010, journalist and Northwestern alumnus Jonathan Katz was waiting for a phone call confirming his transfer to Afghanistan. After spending two and a half years as an Associated Press...

Book Review: ‘Open City’ opens conversations about philosophy, politics

Megan Bounds

March 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Reviews

In his debut novel, Open City, Teju Cole rejects a traditional plot structure in favor of an intriguing collection of thoughts and encounters. He tackles problems of diversity and race without providing a clear solution and still m...

Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games’ successfully shifts from page to big screen

Britta Hanson and Britta Hanson

March 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Movies, Reviews

Where, oh where, is the next young adult franchise? One that will line the studio's pockets with gold and children's heads with lurid dreams? Look no further: The Hunger Games is here. This adaptation of Suzanne Collins' smash-hit...

[MOVIE REVIEW]:Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games’ successfully shifts from page to big screen

Britta Hanson

March 26, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Books, Movies, Reviews

Where, oh where, is the next young adult franchise? One that will line the studio's pockets with gold and children's heads with lurid dreams? Look no further: The Hunger Games is here. This adaptation of Suzanne Collins' smash-hit...