The Daily Northwestern

Schwartz: Dog Days epitomizes complexity of Greek life philanthropy

Alex Schwartz, Opinion Editor

May 22, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters from Editor, Opinion

I don’t even like hot dogs. I can’t remember the last time I ate one, and I plan on keeping it that way. Last week, I did not purchase a single one no matter how many times the fraternity men in hot dog suits placed so auspiciously...

Letter to the Editor: Please keep dancing, NUDM is a tent, not a biodome

March 13, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

I would like to respond to some of the ideas expressed in the letter to the editor, “Dance Marathon is a biodome of oppressive systems.” Though I personally think many aspects of the aforementioned article are misinformed or we...

Block 6: BLOCKbuster

Block 6: BLOCKbuster

March 10, 2018

Block 4: U Up?

Julia Esparza, Assistant City Editor

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

For Block 4 dancers dressed in PJ’s – as a person should be during the early 4 a.m. hour. The theme: U up? Was appropriate as dancers began to “hit a wall.” “There is a little bit of a dip in terms of mood. Th...

Block 3: It’s Britney, Block

Clare Proctor and Victoria Lee

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Stretching into the early hours of Saturday morning, Britney Spears and will.i.am’s “Scream & Shout” blared into the Dance Marathon tent as dancers kicked off the third block of the 30-hour event. Block 3, themed ...

Block 2: Space Jam

Wilson Chapman and Vy Duong

March 10, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories

  The Dance Marathon tent lit up as dancers shimmied with their alien headbands bopping in the air. With “Space Jam” as this block’s theme, Communication senior Dee Dee Morrow said she “naturally” had to go all out. In ...

Block 1: Comic Books and Captain Hooks

Alexis White and Caitlin Chen

March 9, 2018

Filed under Campus, Dance Marathon 2018, Latest Stories

For the 44th year, more than 1,000 Dance Marathon participants ran down the steps of Norris University Center toward a large white tent to begin 30 hours of dancing. During Block 1, participants danced to a mix of superh...