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Five words for copious amounts of snow

Five words for copious amounts of snow

Alex Burnham, Writer

March 6, 2013


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

Due to the severity of winter weather in the Chicago area, roughly 1,000 airline flights have been canceled. As inclement conditions worsen, students fight for warmth and footing on icy sidewalks. The Current and Daily staffers, along with some Northwestern students, commented on this issue: “March...

Between the Sheets: Post-DM sex positions (and other helpful hints)

Tonya Starr, Columnist

March 6, 2013


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

It's Dance Marathon eve, and students all over campus are preparing for the wild 30 hours of physical torture/raging party that is DM. As a 90-hour dancer, I can tell you the key to surviving this incredible feat is drawing on support from your friends — not only the ones on the dance floor, but also...

Q&A with Lipstick Theatre president Ali Shields

James BIen, Writer

March 4, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Profiles, Quotes, The Current, Theater

Communication sophomore Ali Shields is president of Lipstick Theatre, a new theater group that focuses on women’s rights, featuring female-penned plays or ones that address issues modern-day women face. Lipstick Theatre’s goal is to empower women to continue producing art in traditionally male-dominated...

Wear this, not that

Sydney Zink, Columnist

February 28, 2013


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

Among the most classic ways to write about fashion is the “this, not that” comparison of the best of the moment against the worst of the lot. As The Current draws toward its close for the quarter, and as I continue to advise you on matters of fashion after having done so for several weeks now,...

Swedish House Mafia concert is the ‘antidote’ for worry

Alex Burnham, Writer

February 28, 2013


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

Promoting their commercially successful sophomore album “Until Now,” released October 2012, Swedish House Mafia is embarking on the final tour of their career. The international group performed in Chicago on Feb. 20, forging a confluence of impressive showmanship and musical talent. The show’s...