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Q&A: Dance Marathon emcees on ‘hyperdrive’

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, The Current

When The Current sat down with the 2014 Northwestern Dance Marathon emcees Kelsey Adams and Ethan Levine-Weinberg, they were the calmest they’ve been all week, they said, due to wet weather and sleep deprivation. Under regular...

Mayfest picks measure up to peer schools, but do they fit our taste?

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

May 29, 2013

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

I set out this week to write a column about how Mayfest failed us for Dillo Day and how all our peer universities get better headliners than us. But to my journalistic chagrin, I found my assumption to be mostly untrue. College...

Uptown ushers in old-fashioned fun with Pivot Multi-Arts Festival

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

May 22, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Featured A&E, Food/Dining, Movies, Music, Profiles, The Current, Theater

It’s Reading Period. The weather is beautiful, it’s too early to study for your tests, and you’re thinking how it’s a shame you don’t get into Chicago more. Well, you’re in luck. There’s probably a 28-piece punk...

2013: What we’re looking forward to

Sam Freedman, Chelsea Sherlock, and Angelene Sun

January 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Lifestyle, Movies, Profiles, The Current, Top Current Story, TV

Champagne-soaked revelry isn't just for New Year's Eve any more. Our calendars may read January, but we're still raising our glasses to the cultural celebration ahead — here's to you, 2013, and to the things the Current's looking...

The Week That Was: Week of Jan. 7

Angelene Sun, Writer

January 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Odds & Ends, Recaps, The Current

Rush begins It's that time of the year again. Along with the start of 2013, Winter Quarter brings fraternity and sorority recruitment, AKA the time when the girls around you try to look pretty 24/7 and the guys transform i...

NUcal: A guide to events happening on campus, in Evanston and Chicago this week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

November 27, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Odds & Ends, The Current

Monday, Nov. 26 What: Raising Awareness, Reducing STIGMA When: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Where: Harris Hall, 1881 Sheridan Road Cost: Free The Undergraduate Psychology Association and NU Active Minds present a panel featuring students and professionals talking abou...

This Week We’re Obsessed With: Black Friday

Laken Howard, Reporter

November 20, 2012

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

The first time I experienced Black Friday, it was by accident. Last year, a few of my friends from Northwestern came home with me for Thanksgiving. Despite the gluttonous amount of food we had eaten earlier, we decided we want...

NUcal: A guide to events happening on campus, in Evanston and Chicago this week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

November 11, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Odds & Ends, The Current

Monday, Nov. 12 What: “You Can’t Take it With You” movie screening When: 7 to 10 p.m. Where: Josephine Louis Theatre Cost: $5 for students, $10 for general admission After seeing the Theater and Interpr...