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Burg: Stop comparing the movie to the book

Madeline Burg, Columnist

November 23, 2014

I had so been hoping that “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1” would actually open on Thanksgiving weekend in a burst of delicious food-based irony. But I think the holiday atmosphere extends backward to at least a week...

The Steam Press: Read more, stress less

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 24, 2014

Greetings, culture lovers! This weekend, I got a library card from the Evanston Public Library. It was a magical experience. Surrounded by actual, real-live people, instead of frazzled college students, I wanted to give each...

The Steam Press: Discover your literary valentine

Mackenzie Broderick, Blogger

February 10, 2014

Greetings, culture lovers! Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and if you’re single, with only a romance novel and chocolate for company, commence with the tears. But don’t despair just yet! The Steam Press is...

The Steam Press: Jane Austen myths, de-bunked

Mackenzie Broderick, Columnist

November 19, 2013

Greetings, culture lovers! The holidays are approaching, and before we all head off for break, the Steam Press would like to bestow a gift upon its readers — namely, the gift of knowledge as we debunk three Jane Austen myths....

‘Pride and Prejudice’ transports viewers into Austen’s world

Austin Busch and Becca Ehlers

November 18, 2013

As much as we love the quirky array of productions Northwestern has to offer, sometimes only a classic will do. Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice,” directed by Jessica Thebus, explores class conflict, the dangers of...