The Daily Northwestern

Stanley Cup to come to Ryan Field Saturday

Lauren Kelleher

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

The National Hockey League's Stanley Cup will visit Ryan Field this Saturday for the football game before the 11 a.m. kickoff between NU and Central Michigan. The presentation will recognize Chicago Blackhawks' President John McDonough, a frequent NU lecturer and Faculty Advisor Board member for NU...

Political Union hosts discussion over snacks

Lauren Kelleher

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

The Northwestern Political Union will host its first "Civics and Snacks" discussion of the year Friday at 5 p.m. at the Buffett Center for International and Comparative Studies, 1902 Sheridan Road. The topic will be political activism on college campuses. The program began last spring as a relaxed ev...

Theater on the beach

Lauren Kelleher

September 22, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

WAVE Productions, a student theater company, will present Edward Albee's one-act play "Finding the Sun" on Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday at 5 p.m. at South Beach. The show's creators described the one-act play as a tale of a private beach and "its temporary inhabitants as they struggle wi...

NCDC holds fair at Norris to encourage students to volunteer

Lauren Kelleher

September 21, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

Northwestern Community Development Corps hosted a volunteer fair Wednesday night in the Louis Room of Norris University Center. Students had the opportunity to visit the booths of more than 30 volunteer sites which give students the opportunity to help with issues ranging from homelessness to at-risk yo...

Renting, swapping cuts book prices for students

Anna Bisaro

September 21, 2010


Filed under Lifestyle

As lines stretched to the back wall of Norris Bookstore Monday afternoon, the air buzzed with conversation about the high costs of college textbooks. These conversations are common in the bookstore, General Manager Jerry Jacobson said. "We're not eavesdropping," he said, "but we really do listen to see...

Northwestern residential halls get summer makeovers

Annie Chang

September 19, 2010


Filed under Lifestyle

The most expensive residential renovation project Northwestern has ever constructed, the Elder Residential Community, is now home to new members of the class of 2014 and should be completed by the end of 2010. The residential community is just one of the many construction projects budgeted for 2010,...

Schapiro prematurely reveals A&O’s fall lineup

Lark Turner

September 19, 2010


Filed under Campus (Archived), Lifestyle

During a mandatory student leader session Monday morning, A&O Productions Chairman Barry McCardel's phone started buzzing. And buzzing. And buzzing. At the President's Convocation, University President Morton Schapiro had just announced the lineup for A&O's Fall Blowout show on Oct. 15: Snoop Dogg and ...

BREAKING: Snoop Dogg and Kid Cudi to perform at Northwestern on Oct. 15

Lark Turner

September 18, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus (Archived)

During a mandatory student leader session this morning, A&O Chairman Barry McCardel's phone started buzzing. And buzzing. And buzzing. At the annual convocation for incoming freshmen, President Morton Schapiro had just announced the lineup for A&O's Fall Blowout Show on Oct. 15: Snoop Dogg and Kid C...

Electronic duo The Crystal Method takes on the big beats

Christina Walker

July 26, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Musical entrepreneurs Ken Jordan and Scott Kirkland formed the electronic duo The Crystal Method long before electronic dance music had earned its recognition in the U.S. Known as one of the best selling electronic acts in America, the duo has spent the last 15 years crafting their trademark sound of...

NU art graduate heads to New York for Bravo’s ‘Work of Art’ reality show

Alexandra Finkel

July 26, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Last spring, Ryan Shultz was finishing up his MFA in art theory and practice at NU. A few months later, he was whisked off to NYC for "Work of Art," Bravo's newest reality TV show. Shultz chatted with The Summer NU about going to frat parties (at age 26), why Bravo picked him and what he's up to now.Excerpts:The Su...

Q&A with Taylor Hanson

Yoonie Yang

July 20, 2010


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Best known for the feel-good hit "MMMBop," Hanson captured the hearts and ears of young people in the 1990s. But the pop-rock band of brothers soon fell under the radar after the band's label merged with major record company Island Def Jam. After starting their own independent label, Hanson felt they w...