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Spend Valentine’s Day with your TV and marathon these episodes

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 12, 2014

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

Valentine’s Day has an undeservedly negative reputation. Couples love it; singles hate it. I love Valentine’s Day, and I always have. I have a difficult time understanding why some people despise it. Whether it’s a boy,...

NAHJ president Hugo Balta discusses media portrayals of Latinos

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

October 14, 2013

Filed under Campus, Events, Student Groups

Hugo Balta, president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, spoke on campus Friday about stereotypical depictions of Latinos in the media coverage surrounding issues such as immigration. Balta, who works as ...

Dance Marathon 2013: Block 10 recap

Stephanie Haines, Development Editor

March 10, 2013

Filed under Dance Marathon 2013

The climax of Northwestern University Dance Marathon 2013 revealed $1,214,632 raised through fundraising, topping 2012's total by more than $100,000. Tears, screams and jumps for joy shook the tent during the revelation. $741,394.10...

2013: What we’re looking forward to

Sam Freedman, Chelsea Sherlock, and Angelene Sun

January 10, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Fashion, Lifestyle, Movies, Profiles, The Current, Top Current Story, TV

Champagne-soaked revelry isn't just for New Year's Eve any more. Our calendars may read January, but we're still raising our glasses to the cultural celebration ahead — here's to you, 2013, and to the things the Current's looking...

Here We Go Again: Quotes of the week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Odds & Ends, Quotes, The Current

“They try to figure out where I go when I go to film ‘X-Factor.’ They’re like, ‘Mommy’s going off to be a superhero.’ And then I get back, and they just see me as Mommy.” – Britney Spears, on what her two sons think when she le...

From cramming to programming, TV to watch during study breaks

Sydney Zink, Columnist

October 25, 2012

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

Midterms are in full swing. Amid all that studying, you’re surely going to need a few breaks to de-stress. Why not watch some television? Whether you have less than a half-hour to dedicate to time off, or decide to watch a...