The Daily Northwestern

RTVF professor discusses collection of Spock action figures

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

March 4, 2015

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

A&E Radio, Television and Film department chairman David Tolchinsky owns a collection of nearly a dozen Spock action figures. Tolchinsky watched Star Trek as a kid and always had an interest in Spock, he said. ...

Freshman actor recounts role in ‘Star Trek’

Jordan Harrison, Reporter

October 17, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories

Communication freshman Jacob Kogan may now lack the pointy ears and slanted eyebrows, but in 2009, he appeared on the big screen as young Spock in “Star Trek.” Kogan worked and acted on the set for three weeks in the fal...

Insert Coin: Free-to-play is the way to play

Will Podlewski, Columnist

February 13, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

If you haven’t figured it out already, I’m a cheapskate. While this column sings the praises of games that are playable for $20 or less, I really try to avoid commitments even that pricey. I’m a college student — sue me. That’s...

The Rundown: Week of Jan. 28

Annie Bruce, Writer

January 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Movies, Music, Odds & Ends, The Current, TV

J.J. Abrams has been named director of the new “Star Wars” movie. Abrams’ previous directing credits include the newly revamped “Star Trek” series, so he already has experience remaking a classic. Let the ultimate battle begin: ...

Insert Coin: Beam me to my happy place

Will Podlewski, Columnist

January 30, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Technology (Current), The Current

Video gaming isn’t cheap. With a torrent of online passes, downloadable content and system peripherals taking a huge bite out of gamers’ wallets, it’s harder than ever to get a decent value when you plunk down your hard-earned...