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GTW to steal IndieU spotlight on Dillo Day

GTW to steal IndieU spotlight on Dillo Day

Scott Ostrin, Music Columnist

May 28, 2014


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

You may have expected an OK Go preview in your copy of The Current today. That may have even been what you wanted. But I’m not about giving you what you want! I’m about giving you what you need. I’m going to go out on a limb and guess that most readers don’t need a primer on the alt-rock ...

How to pull off the Dillo bro tank

Elizabeth Santoro, Fashion Columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns & Reviews, Fashion, The Current

When it comes to picking your outfit for Dillo Day, it couldn’t get easier because it's likely you ordered a Dillo tank. Add some shorts and knock-around shoes (plus a comfortable sports bra), and you’re good to go. However, everyone will be sharing the same look, so here are some pointers for helping you...

Pillow Talk: Dillo Day hookups

Laken Howard, Columnist

May 28, 2014


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

It’s no secret that Dillo Day is Northwestern’s dedicated day for drunken debauchery. Yeah, there are some concerts on the Lakefill or something, but the quintessential Dillo experience is unquestionably the darty. What’s more fun than 18-foot beer bongs (which I just purchased on Amazon Prime),...

Eat away your post-Dillo Day haze

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

May 28, 2014


Filed under Columns & Reviews, Food/Dining, The Current

Dillo Day was totes the gr8est day of your Northwestern life. You hung out with your besties, enjoyed some adult beverages (but obvs only if you’re over 21), took a couple of selfies and judged everyone wearing a flower crown while secretly wishing you had one. But now it’s Sunday, and you’re, we...

Top 5 Dillo Day beauty tips

Elizabeth Santoro, Beauty Columnist

May 28, 2014


Filed under Fashion, The Current

It’s here — the day you will probably take the most selfies in a 24-hour period. Between the parties, concerts, mud pits and crowd clashing, you need to make sure your face is still ready for the camera. Here are some tips for looking your best. Tip 1: Sunscreen This should be obvious, b...

Mapping out the perfect run

Mapping out the perfect run

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

May 21, 2014


Filed under The Current

 When you only have five minutes to get from Harris Hall to Tech without being late, campus can seem huge. When running though, it's quickly apparent that the distance around campus is pretty small. Here is your guide to common running routes and their distances. ...

Pillow Talk: Orgasm anxiety

Pillow Talk: Orgasm anxiety

Laken Howard, Columnist

May 21, 2014


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

There’s no denying that the bedroom is usually a pretty fun place to be. However, it’s easy to get stressed about all kinds of things when you’re naked and therefore a tad more self-conscious than usual. All you can do is relax and take comfort in the fact that everyone, man or woman, has these...

Spectrum keeps it playful but powerful with ‘Peter Pan’

Spectrum keeps it playful but powerful with ‘Peter Pan’

Devan Coggan, Current Editor

May 21, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Featured A&E, Profiles, The Current, Theater

Just this year, Spectrum Theatre Company has tackled heavy topics from government conspiracies to atomic bombs. This weekend, however, the student theater board will end its 2013-14 season with a playful production of "Peter Pan." Directed by Communication juniors Collin Quinn Rice and Maia Safani,...

DJ Ryan Hemsworth proves good things can last

DJ Ryan Hemsworth proves good things can last

Scott Ostrin, Music Columnist

May 21, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Dillo Day 2014, Events, Music, Reviews, The Current

As Mayfest continues to reveal its planned artists for Dillo Day on May 31, I continue to shrivel in fear of what can possibly lie in wait. 2 Chainz was such a resoundingly poor decision in my opinion (you’d know if you read last week’s edition of The Current). If Mayfest is capable of revealing someone laughably bad, certainly some...

Makeup Mavericks: Communication freshman Nikita Kulkarni

Makeup Mavericks: Communication freshman Nikita Kulkarni

Elizabeth Santoro, Beauty Columnist

May 21, 2014


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, The Current

Some days, it seems like you barely have enough time in your schedule to shower before class, let alone put together the perfect look. But amazingly, Northwestern is filled with students who manage to look flawless — even with five midterms a week and a thousand extracurriculars. Each week, I'll talk...

A definitive ranking of Evanston’s frozen treats

A definitive ranking of Evanston’s frozen treats

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

May 20, 2014


Filed under Food/Dining, The Current

I was truly my most fashionable self at the prime age of 12: My uncontrollable bangs gave my mismatched outfits a degree of je ne sais quoi that even Lauren Conrad would have been hard-pressed to recreate. Unlike LC, however, I wasn’t rocking the designer labels at this time but instead strutted my...

The stock characters: Reviewing ‘Trouble in Mind’ and ‘The Fantasticks’

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 20, 2014


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

It's rare, especially in this day and age, that we hear a story that is truly simple. A character moves from stasis into conflict, goes through trials to overcome the conflict and eventually overcomes the conflict. Nowadays, audiences almost expect a story to be incredibly complicated, as it's a mark...