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5 TV shows that never should have been canceled

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 5, 2014

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

Many cancellations are deserved. Many shows are still on the air that should have been ended a long time ago. Then there are the ones that died before their time. These are the shows with enormous cult followings, that are talked ...

The Steam Press: Ridiculous plot twists and turns

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 4, 2014

Filed under Books, Columns & Reviews, Current Blogs, The Current

Greetings, culture lovers! As midterms descend, clutching us in their deathlike grip, the search for the perfect way to procrastinate becomes paramount. After many, many trials, I’ve found that the perfect way to waste time...

A playlist to lift your spirits

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 3, 2014

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

It’s been almost a month since school reopened, and I don’t feel as happy as I did last quarter. I’m not unhappy. It’s just that the sheen of a brand new college has finally worn off and I’m gradually coming to terms...

iMissYou: The struggles of keeping in touch with friends, family abroad

Sofia Rada, Blogger

February 2, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, Technology (Current), The Current

The Internet has been the savior of anyone spending time abroad. Imagine having to rely on crazy expensive phone calls and mail that arrives months after it's been sent to communicate with friends and family back home. Luckily,...

Street Style: Inspirations to rock your everyday look

Kendall Siewert, Columnist

January 29, 2014

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

Don’t get me wrong — I love a killer red carpet dress just as much as the next girl. But since we peasants do not always have fashionable black-tie events to attend, there’s always street style. Street style, otherwise...

Do the ‘Hustle’: ‘American Hustle’ actors shine, but plot falls flat

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

January 29, 2014

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

I’m beginning with the beginning. “American Hustle” opens with a 1970s looking Irving Rosenfeld, played by an overweight Christian Bale, going through an elaborate routine to perfect his combover. In the next scene, Bradley...

Steam Press: Your future, as told by romance novels

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

January 29, 2014

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

Greetings, culture lovers. Plot twist: The polar vortex has returned with a vengeance. If you had known we’d relive the Ice Age not once but twice, would you have chosen Northwestern over the University of Miami? Would ...

Pillow Talk: What your lingerie says about you

Laken Howard, Blogger

January 29, 2014

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

Lingerie: that really pretty stuff you see on display at the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and wish you could wear under your clothes every day to make you feel like a sex bomb. Or, it’s that really pretty stuff that...

Pillow Talk: oral fixation

Laken Howard, Blogger

January 25, 2014

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

A wise man once said, “Without foreplay, there is seldom great sex.” OK, so maybe I fabricated that quote (sorry, Medill training), but its principle is nonetheless very accurate. Except in the case of the occasional quickie,...