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The lowdown on television fandoms

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 26, 2014

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

Since television was invented, there have been fans of programs. However, with the rise of the Internet and social networking, a new type of fan has emerged, someone who is part of a “fandom.” A fandom is essentially a group...

Living for the city: Unique coffee shops in Chicago

Miranda Leon, Columnist

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Food/Dining, The Current

Coffee is more than a drink. It's basically a way of life. When you order a cup of coffee, you lose all of your spare change, yet still come out feeling as rich as the coffee beans ground into your cup. Why is that? It is the...

Low-commitment TV shows that won’t wreck your GPA

Devan Coggan, Copy Chief

October 10, 2013

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

Life as a full-time college student and a TV junkie can be rough. Between schoolwork and any current TV commitments, adding a new show to the mix seems impossible. If you're a typical overachieving Northwestern student, you...