The Daily Northwestern

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,...

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...

Fur, feathers and fins: A playlist celebrating the animal inside each of us

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 11, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Music, Songs, The Current

I’ve been thinking quite a lot about animals lately. And not just Wildcats, mind you. I’ve been thinking quite a lot about animals lately because we just had elections in my residential college for the next executive board....

Put off midterm studying with these classic movies

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

February 5, 2014

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

Everyone has that one movie they insist every human being should watch, or at least every Radio-TV-Film student does. Those classic films touch the heart and soul and impact popular culture. "Citizen Kane," "Saving Private...

Despite a few standouts, Super Bowl ads disappoint

Rohan Nadkarni, Writer

February 5, 2014

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

Sunday’s Super Bowl not only lacked an exciting contest, but the commercial offerings also lagged behind what we’ve come to expect from America’s biggest game. Despite the disappointment, some ads still stood out from...