The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern alum receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 17, 2016

Filed under Alumni, Campus

Northwestern alumnus Newton Minow (Speech ‘49, Law ‘50) received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced Wednesday. The prize, considered the highest civilian honor in the United States, was awarde...

Put off midterm studying with these classic movies

Chelsea Sherlock, Movie Reviewer

February 5, 2014

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

Everyone has that one movie they insist every human being should watch, or at least every Radio-TV-Film student does. Those classic films touch the heart and soul and impact popular culture. "Citizen Kane," "Saving Private...

Movie Review: ‘Cloud Atlas’ shoots for the moon but misses

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

October 31, 2012

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

There is no simple way to summarize “Cloud Atlas.” At an almost three-hour run time and with six barely-connected separate stories, it would take the length of a normal feature film to explain the plot of this one patchwork...