The Daily Northwestern

New Music Tuesday: Checking out Chicago

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 12, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

Now that midterms are over (at least for me) and the quarter is winding down, I’ve found it’s the perfect time of year to scout out some new music. Whether it’s for a holiday road trip playlist or a pre-finals jam session,...

Mapping out Northwestern with music

Celia Skaggs, Blogger

November 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Current Blogs, Wildcat Tracks

I’ve always been one of those people who associates music with specific events or places in my life. For example, listening to Kanye West reminds me of driving to summer field hockey practices in high school. Florence + The M...

Clothes Lines: New ways to play dress-up

Chelsea Peng, Current Assistant Editor

October 31, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Fashion, Lifestyle, The Current

Pale pink, diamond coronets, matching stoles and piles and piles of tulle never get old, but sometimes it’s better not to resemble “Shakespeare in Love”-era Gwyneth Paltrow in your evening wear. Thankfully, we’ve come a l...

Music Review: Taylor Swift teaches you to ‘Begin Again’

Angelene Sun, Columnist

October 23, 2012

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

It's finally here. After months of promotion going as far as the Papa John's pizza box, Taylor Swift, the American sweetheart known for her innocent looks and diary-spilling, guess-my-exes'-names lyrics, came back with her fo...

Theater Review: ‘Iphigenia 2.0’ delivers its message, forgets plot

Iman Childs, Columnist

October 11, 2012

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

A military captain prepares to set sail for combat, but first, he must sacrifice his daughter to prove the justness of war to his soldiers. If the word "sacrifice" conjures up thoughts of an ancient polytheistic society, you wou...