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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Cast member Sarah Lo rehearses Happy Birthday Mars Rover. Presented by The Passage Theatre, the show will make its world premiere at Ravenswood Fellowship United Methodist Church and run through Dec. 2.

‘Happy Birthday Mars Rover’ features NU alums, highlights meaning of humanity

November 14, 2019

Last winter, Chicago’s temperature was reported to be colder than Mars. This year, playwright Preston Choi (Communication ‘18) will bring the Mars atmosphere to the Windy City in his upcoming production,...

Actors in “Spirits to Enforce,” The Passage Theatre’s inaugural production. Multiple NU alums are involved in the show, which focuses on a group of superheros telefundraising for a production of “The Tempest.”

NU alumni join forces in Passage Theatre’s inaugural production

November 14, 2018

The Passage Theatre Company’s co-founder and artistic director Cory Hardin said he wanted to create a home for artists — a place where they can create in a safe and respectful space. In the aftermath...

Students rehearse for Communication junior Simran Bal’s adaptation “Sohni Mahiwal.” The play is one of three original works that will be featured in Lovers and Madmen’s first adaptation festival this weekend.

Lovers and Madmen to showcase student work in first adaptation festival

April 19, 2018

Communication senior Preston Choi was looking for a way to bring a new twist to classical plays. And he wanted to do it in a way that would focus less on the voices of “dead white men.” That’s...

Communication senior Sharon Wei performs in “This is Not a True Story.” The play, written by Communication junior Preston Choi, features an all-female Asian cast.

Vertigo Productions play to feature all-Asian, female cast

April 12, 2017

As Hollywood continues to face criticism for using white women to play Asian roles, a group of Northwestern students will put on a play featuring an all-Asian, female cast this week. Vertigo Productions...

Patricia Telles-Irvin, vice president for student affairs, delivers a few opening remarks in front of the covered model of the future University Commons. The structure is planned to be approximately 21 percent larger than Norris and was announced last Thursday in an email.

Northwestern unveils model of new University Commons

August 4, 2016

A model of the new University Commons building, which is set to replace Norris University Center in 2019, was unveiled Wednesday morning by vice president for student affairs Patricia Telles-Irvin. Announced...

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