The Daily Northwestern

Holiday Guide: Ranking the best Christmas episodes of ‘The Office’

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

December 2, 2014

Filed under 2014 Holiday Guide

Over its nine seasons, "The Office" aired seven Christmas episodes with numerous overlapping themes: Jim and Pam being in love, Michael quibbling over who gets to be Santa, loads of Party-Planning Committee drama and Meredith...

Police Blotter: Oct. 17

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 16, 2014

Filed under City, Crime

$3,000 TV taken from Evanston home A resident of a home in the 1000 block of Foster Street reported Wednesday that his television was stolen, police said. The 29-year-old man said his TV was taken sometime between 1 a.m. a...

State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 9, 2014

Filed under City, Education, Local, Politics, State

State Rep. Scott Drury (D-Highwood) is suing his opponent in the upcoming election — an Evanston doctor — and others, claiming they advertised and published defamatory and false information about him to the public. Dr....

Burg: Women increasingly depicted better in TV than film

Madeline Burg, Columnist

September 30, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

With Emma Watson taking a stand in front of the United Nations to promote her HeForShe campaign, Beyonce silhouetted in front of a giant flashing “FEMINIST” at the VMAs and Alison Bechdel, creator of the eponymous test f...

The lowdown on television fandoms

Mollie Cahillane, Blogger

February 26, 2014

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

Since television was invented, there have been fans of programs. However, with the rise of the Internet and social networking, a new type of fan has emerged, someone who is part of a “fandom.” A fandom is essentially a group...

TV Review: With 4th season of ‘Modern Family,’ good things come to those who wait

Haley Boston, Columnist

October 4, 2012

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

You may have noticed by now due to the excess of advertisements, but in case you've been under The Rock (or without a TV), ABC’s most glowing, unique and well-written television comedy is back for a fourth season. If you haven’t...