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School of Communication to hold ‘CommFest’ with Stephen Colbert as host

Allie Goulding, Assistant Campus Editor

January 17, 2018

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories

The School of Communication announced it will host “CommFest” from April 20 to 21, featuring performances, reunions and workshops with some of Northwestern’s Communication alumni. The two-day festival will conclude with...

Northwestern launches new online fundraising platform for student groups

Tyler Pager, Campus Editor

April 13, 2015

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

Northwestern has developed a new online tool to help student groups fundraise. In partnership with ScaleFunder, a crowdfunding platform for universities and nonprofits, NU launched Catalyzer to allow people to donate tax-deductible...

Adrenaline pumping: Reviewing “The 24 Hour Theatre Project” and “Boomshaka: Disclosure”

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 14, 2014

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

I've heard people talking about this last weekend as "the gap week" for student theater. True, none of the nine major student theater groups on campus put anything up, but there were certainly shows to go see (beyond just the...

Beginning to Mean Something: Reviewing ‘Double Feature,’ ‘Endgame’

Zach Barr, Theater Columnist

May 6, 2014

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

I'm of a strong opinion that theater should primarily be for the audience. Why else would you invite them to come and watch? You can be the most interesting, the most intelligent, the most boundary-pushing and edgy piece of theater,...