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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Val Buchanan. Buchanan, who works in the Leadership Development and Community Engagement office, serves as a “matchmaker” between NU students and community partners in Evanston and Chicago.

Val Buchanan makes it her mission to help students engage beyond the campus bubble

October 22, 2019

Growing up, Val Buchanan didn’t feel like she really had a hometown. After bouncing around the country for family moves, college and career opportunities, Buchanan, 46, feels she’s partly from Michigan,...

The Mediocretones hold auditions for Northwestern’s ‘average Joe’ singers

The Mediocretones hold auditions for Northwestern’s ‘average Joe’ singers

April 15, 2019

[STUDENT SINGING “SK8ER BOI” BY AVRIL LAVIGNE] HEENA SRIVASTAVA: From The Daily Northwestern, I’m Heena Srivastava. Thanks for tuning in. This past Wednesday, The Mediocretones, an amateur...

Medicretones is a new a cappella group on campus. The group held auditions in Kresge Hall for all those unable to sing.

‘If you are too good, you’re not in’: A cappella group dedicated to mediocre singers hosts auditions

April 14, 2019

Sharpay Evans warm-ups and faint hummings of pop songs could be heard coming from Kresge Hall on Wednesday, as “Mediocretones” auditions began. The new a cappella organization welcomes a group who...

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