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Second stage to bolster Dillo Day programming

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

May 30, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

For the first time, Mayfest will offer constant entertainment on Dillo Day with a new "Dillo Village" and second stage, which will feature student music groups and yoga. This is the first year Mayfest was able to secure fundin...

Mayfest will move performances to Patten in event of thunderstorms

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 30, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

With thunderstorms in the forecast for Saturday, Mayfest has prepared for a potential change of Dillo Day venue. In the event of thunderstorms, Mayfest will decide 5 a.m. Saturday whether to move the performances inside Patten Gy...

Updated: Dillo Day headliner announcement coming Friday afternoon, Mayfest says

Staff Report

May 30, 2013

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Mayfest announced early this morning that it will reveal the Dillo Day headliner later in the day. "This year’s contract process has been uniquely demanding; please know that we would not be waiting this long to announce...

Letter to the Editor: Dillo Day before there was Dillo Day

Jeff Rice, Northwestern History Lecturer

May 30, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dillo Day is the third iteration of a spring musical event at Northwestern. In 1968 and 1969, we had George, and before that we had “Gentle Thursday.” First the story of “Gentle Thursday.” In 1967, a freshman named Ken...

Mayfest to announce Dillo Day performer Friday afternoon

Cat Zakrzewski, Campus Editor

May 30, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Student Entertainment, Student Groups

Mayfest announced early Friday morning that it will reveal the Dillo Day headliner later in the afternoon — just one day before the music festival takes over campus. Mayfest issued an apology for the lack of information...

Mayfest picks measure up to peer schools, but do they fit our taste?

Sammy Caiola, Reporter

May 29, 2013

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

I set out this week to write a column about how Mayfest failed us for Dillo Day and how all our peer universities get better headliners than us. But to my journalistic chagrin, I found my assumption to be mostly untrue. College...