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From Sketchbook to Stage: A stitch of advice from NU’s finest costumers

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

October 30, 2013

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

Turning one man into three women is tricky math, but Melanie Vitaterna greets the challenge needle in hand. The Communication junior is currently costume designing for “The 39 Steps,” an Arts Alliance production in which...

Alex Kotlowitz talks ‘Interrupters,’ Emmy win

Blake Bakkila, Reporter

October 10, 2013

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

Best-selling author, journalist, Medill senior lecturer and now Emmy Award-winning producer Alex Kotlowitz talked to The Current about his documentary and work to end violence in Chicago.  The Current: How does it feel...

NUMB SpiriTeam takes purple pride to new level for homecoming

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

October 3, 2013

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

Look around the student section during any home football game, and you’ll find, among the sea of purple, a group of 180 that are not quite like the rest. Whether rocking their feather “shakos” hats or blaring out “Hey...