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‘How I Met Your Mother’ midseason premiere falters amid another flashback storyline

Rohan Nadkarni, Reporter

January 14, 2014

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

Welcome to The Current's "How I Met Your Mother" blog! For dedicated fans of the show, we'll be reviewing each and every ninth season episode in 2014, as we barrel toward the series finale in March. We're here to document eve...

Celebrity Chic: Which celebs will be best dressed in 2014?

Kendall Siewert, Fashion Blogger

January 13, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Fashion, Lifestyle, The Current

A new year means new resolutions. We’re going to go to SPAC every day, study for finals in advance and limit our Cheesie’s intake to once a week. Some celebs have made style resolutions this year, even if they may not know...

Why we should cut out the circumcision debate

Tonya Starr, Columnist

November 21, 2013

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

Over the past week Norway made clear political moves toward banning male circumcision — a practice that has also been hotly debated in the United States and continues to garner scrutiny from “intactivists” (They want to...

Slim Shady falls short

Slim Shady falls short

November 20, 2013

Living for the City: Thanksgiving in Chicago

Miranda Leon, Columnist

November 19, 2013

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

As a college student, experiencing the holidays alone can be a bit depressing. After all of your friends catch their flights back home, it’s just you, a pumpkin pie and no one to share it with. But don’t fret. You may be one...

Plugged In: Bitcoin controversy

Morgan Kinney, Columnist

November 19, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

After nearly five years of unencumbered commerce, the U.S. Senate is moving to regulate Bitcoin, a digital currency conceived in 2008. In the simplest of terms, Bitcoin exists as a bunch of ones and zeroes with a value determined...

‘Pride and Prejudice’ transports viewers into Austen’s world

Austin Busch and Becca Ehlers

November 18, 2013

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

As much as we love the quirky array of productions Northwestern has to offer, sometimes only a classic will do. Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” directed by Jessica Thebus, explores class conflict, the dangers of...

Five times it’s OK to Snapchat someone’s ugly outfit

Kendall Siewert, Columnist

November 17, 2013

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

We’ve all done it. We whip out our camera phones and tell our friends to pose and smile when we’re surreptitiously taking a Snapchat of someone’s horrendous outfit behind them.  So now it’s time to answer the pressing...

Quiz: Who’s your TV character style inspiration?

Kendall Siewert, Columnist

November 14, 2013

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

Admit it: There are some shows you watch just for the fashion. I mean, by the sixth season of Gossip Girl, did anyone really care what Serena van der Woodsen was doing as much as what she was wearing? Looking like your favorite...