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Go the distance: Food stops worth the walk

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 23, 2014


Filed under Food/Dining, The Current

Last quarter, my roommate and I had the inspired idea that we would sign up to do a half-marathon this May. We had grand visions of our newly athletic selves jogging happily through the streets of Chicago while sporting the sleekest gear on Earth. This vision was far more appealing in February. Now,...

Students’ best fitness advice

Chelsea Sherlock, Fitness Columnist

April 23, 2014


Filed under Columns & Reviews, Lifestyle, The Current

This week I tried using the rowing machine at Blomquist Recreation Center. However, there were no instructions anywhere on the machine, and no one around seemed informed on how to use it. I fiddled with the settings, tried a couple different ways of rowing and finally concluded I had no clue how to...

Makeup Mavericks: Medill senior Lara Walsh

Makeup Mavericks: Medill senior Lara Walsh

Elizabeth Santoro, Columnist

April 23, 2014


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Profiles, 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 ta...

Cooking and Recipes: Vegetarian chili

Cooking and Recipes: Vegetarian chili

Benjamin Kraft, Recipe Blogger

April 22, 2014


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

This past week the weather was indecisive — deviously wavering on the edge of cold and warm. In fact, Friday's clear blue sky and strong sunshine had me all but convinced it would be a warm day until I walked outside and realized I still needed a coat. Talk about disappointment! Due to the weather's...

Songs and stories: Reviewing NU’s a cappella traditions

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 21, 2014


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

I had a vague idea of what to expect when entering Extreme Measures' a cappella show, "Extreme Measures Quits The Group,"  in the Jones Great Room on Friday. The purported story, from the posters as well as the Facebook event, seemed to be that the various members of Extreme Measures all started leaving...

Bienen takes on the Fab Four with ‘A Beatles Songbook’

Scott Ostrin, Columnist

April 16, 2014


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

If you were at the Bienen School of Music’s event on Saturday, you may have seen me. Then again, considering the average age of attendance was roughly 64 — and thus the average eyesight was well above failing — you probably didn’t. But aside from a short dance section, eyes were not really...

Pillow Talk: Stop sleepover stress

Pillow Talk: Stop sleepover stress

Laken Howard, Columnist

April 16, 2014


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

We’ve all been there: It’s your first sexy sleepover with a new guy (or girl), and you’re panicking. You’re worried he’ll smell your morning breath or you’ll kick her in your sleep or you’ll have bad sex and things will be awkward … The list goes on. I’m here to tell you to relax because...

Makeup Mavericks: Sarah Spellings and the basic look

Makeup Mavericks: Sarah Spellings and the basic look

Elizabeth Santoro, Columnist

April 16, 2014


Filed under Fashion, Lifestyle, Profiles, Quotes, 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 tal...

Fusion celebrates 10 years with ‘HOT OFF THE PRESS’

Sarah Rense, Reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Profiles, The Current

Fusion Dance Company, Northwestern’s premiere hip-hop group, is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a new show Friday and Saturday. The show, called “Fusion Dance Co. Presents: HOT OFF THE PRESS,” is a completely student-produced performance centered on the theme of newspapers. McCormick...

I’m Jewish, and I’m hungry: Evaluating Evanston options for Passover

Hayley Glatter, Copy Chief

April 16, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Food/Dining, The Current

Subway, Jimmy John’s, Cosi, Einstein Bros, Panera Bread. All sandwich shops. All less than one block from campus. These bread-filled heavens mock me as I walk past. The sourdough rolls taunt me at every meal. It feels like the freshly-baked muffins are out to get me. I’m a tortured soul. This week i...

Street Style Inspiration: Daytime little black dress

Street Style Inspiration: Daytime little black dress

Kendall Siewert, Columnist

April 16, 2014


Filed under Fashion, The Current

WHO: Haley Pilgrim, SESP junior WHAT: A black dress, black and white graphic sweater, army green jacket, patterned tights, black boots and a red backpack WHERE: Outside McCulloch Hall WHY: I was immediately attracted to Haley's outfit because of her easy, cool-girl vibe. She looks stylish...

Expecting what’s unexpected: Reviewing ‘Tailspin’ and ‘Festival of Devised Works’

Zach Barr, Columnist

April 16, 2014


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

Usually, when reviewing a show, the audience has some semblance of what to expect — whether it's a drama, a comedy, a musical or something in between. But sometimes, shows give the audience no hints as to what they should expect, as was the case with last weekend's "Tailspin" and "Festival of Devised...