The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern gets ‘We Will’ campaign underway with Pick-Staiger celebration

Tyler Pager, Assistant Campus Editor

March 14, 2014

Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern kicked off its $3.75 billion capital campaign Friday afternoon at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall with support from notable alumni, students and faculty. The event featured a video from Stephen Colbert (Communication...

Despite a few standouts, Super Bowl ads disappoint

Rohan Nadkarni, Writer

February 5, 2014

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

Sunday’s Super Bowl not only lacked an exciting contest, but the commercial offerings also lagged behind what we’ve come to expect from America’s biggest game. Despite the disappointment, some ads still stood out from...

Relive the Grammys with a playlist of the winners and losers

Aditi Bhandari, Blogger

January 28, 2014

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

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards were held Sunday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, and once again it was a showcase of brilliant talent and very poor decision-making. Daft Punk and Macklemore and Ryan Lewis each won f...

The Rundown: Week of April 8

Annie Bruce, Current Assistant Editor

April 10, 2013

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

Stephen Colbert made an appearance at President Clinton’s Global Initiative University. During the event, the Comedy Central star revealed he created a Twitter account for the former president, under the username @PrezBi...