The Daily Northwestern

Get pumped for DM 2014!

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

March 4, 2014

Filed under Songs, The Current

​It’s time. ​After months of canning in the freezing snow and sending out email blasts to every single human being even remotely related to you, the weekend of Dance Marathon is finally here. For those who have done...

Watching the Olympics? Go figure!

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 16, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Blogs, Current Blogs, Music, Songs, The Current

Let’s face it. We’ve all done it. Whether in socks on a hardwood floor, as a kid on wheelies or even on the ice rink at Norris University Center, we’ve all pretended to be a pro figure skater at some point in our lives. With the 2014 Sochi O...

Fur, feathers and fins: A playlist celebrating the animal inside each of us

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 11, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Music, Songs, The Current

I’ve been thinking quite a lot about animals lately. And not just Wildcats, mind you. I’ve been thinking quite a lot about animals lately because we just had elections in my residential college for the next executive board....

A playlist to lift your spirits

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

February 3, 2014

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Music, Odds & Ends, Songs, The Current

It’s been almost a month since school reopened, and I don’t feel as happy as I did last quarter. I’m not unhappy. It’s just that the sheen of a brand new college has finally worn off and I’m gradually coming to terms...

A playlist to cure the winter blues

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

January 13, 2014

Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Odds & Ends, Songs, The Current

As we returned to the freezing wasteland that is Evanston, we were greeted not only by the usual prospects of trudging through mounds of snow and consuming our body weight in hot beverages, but also a super-blizzard, or  POLAR...

Slim Shady falls short

Slim Shady falls short

November 20, 2013

‘Reflekting’ on Development

Alex Burnham, Columnist

November 3, 2013

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

Many fans recognize the sprawling title track from Arcade Fire’s fourth studio album “Reflektor,”  released Oct. 28. Nearly eight minutes of disco-noire, combined with intermittent French lyrics from Regine Chassagne’s fren...

Danny Brown can’t wait to get ‘Old’

Alex Burnham, Writer

October 10, 2013

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

After a wayfaring 2013 that included performing at Coachella, joining a tour with Baauer, headlining at SXSW and rapping at Dillo Day, rapper Danny Brown added a third studio album to his list of achievements. “Old,” available on Spotify and ...

Music Review: Five must-listen albums of 2012

Jennifer Suh, Assistant Campus Editor

January 7, 2013

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

During the second half of 2012, many musicians returned with highly anticipated new albums. Although there were a lot of high-quality releases last year, here is a list of five albums that you should not have missed. Ellie Gouldin...