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This week we’re obsessed with: TED

Dana Driskill, Writer

March 7, 2013


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

Although I like procrastinating on homework by reading BuzzFeed and Tumblr as much as the next student, I also enjoy reading more serious or thought-provoking articles online. I’ve been a Thought Catalog junkie for several years, but recently a close friend recommended I look up the website TED, which...

Northwestern alumna Kate Baldwin stars in musical adaptation of ‘Big Fish’

Sam Freedman, Writer

March 7, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Personality Profiles, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater, Top Current Story

In fall 2011, Kate Baldwin (Communication ’97) went in to read for what would become one of the most high-profile roles of her career. The part was a lead in “Big Fish,” a musical adaptation of the beloved novel by Daniel Wallace that had already been cinematically adapted by Tim Burton in...

Insert Coin: ‘Ivory Tower Defenders’ makes me feel bad to be a college student

Will Podlewski, Columnist

March 7, 2013


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

Video gaming isn’t cheap. With a torrent of online passes, downloadable content and system peripherals taking a huge bite out of gamers’ wallets, it’s harder than ever to get a decent value when you plunk down your hard-earned cash for the next big thing. But in an industry that seems to care onl...

Clothes Lines: Peng-Nadkarni II

Clothes Lines: Peng-Nadkarni II

Chelsea Peng and Rohan Nadkarni

March 7, 2013


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

Sports editor Rohan Nadkarni: My old friend Chelsea asked for a chance to redeem herself after receiving a style smackdown Fall Quarter. As someone who exclusively shops at Old Navy or Amazon.com, I’m more than qualified for this showdown. Send me the topics! Current editor Chelsea Peng: Nothing...

Here We Go Again: Quotes of the week

Here We Go Again: Quotes of the week

Alex Burnham, Writer

March 7, 2013


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

"A Scout is brave, and I'm thrilled that Carly Rae and Train have joined me in standing up for what is right.” — Derek Nance. The Boy Scout said he supports Carly Rae Jepsen’s decision to back out of the Boy Scouts of America concert slated for this summer. Jepsen explained  the organization’s ban on gay m...