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Hesse called his biography demeaning and insulting.
The Nigerian-American author came to Northwestern to discuss and update comments from his Atlantic article.
Marvel is forcing you to relive your childhood. And you don't hate it.
"Grant Morrison is the closest thing to a celebrity comic book writer."
The days of smart and snarky superhero movies are over, and the future looks bland.
"The question was this: 'What is the point of a comic convention in 2014?'"
We caught up with the co-chairs of DM's largest committee, Dancer Relations.
In Block 7, three ESPN reporters, including two NU alums, offered encouragement for dancers. If you want to learn more, we've got five facts for you.
We asked the DM 2014 executive co-chairs about their job and then they danced for us.
DM's latest celebrity supporters Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello and Billboard-topping country act Eli Young Band. Have some facts about them!
Jim O'Heir (Jerry/Gary/Larry from Parks and Recreation) made an appearance by video at DM. Here are five facts about him!
At two separate events on campus Thursday, Ta-Nehisi Coates spoke about the modern state of racial politics in the United States and France.
Heroes: Reborn and Guardians of the Galaxy are coming to a screen near you.
The recent creation of the Church of Yeezus inspired our writers to think of other pop culture religions.
One writer weighs in on the consequences of the Grammy-winning rapper's popularity and controversial success.
Four writers take on the idea that Winter Quarter doesn't have to be the absolute worst.
Juc e Frut won Mayfest's Battle of the Bands 2013 Friday night after duking it out against seven other groups.
"I also knew all the words to most of their songs, as one particularly annoyed girl standing in front of me pointed out at Pitchfork."
Walk the Moon was announced as the main daytime act during Battle of the DJs.
Students weigh in on visiting writer George Saunders, and his take on the humanities vs. technology question.
Here are some artists who think they can cover Ocean's "Thinkin Bout You" and failing miserably.
Ludacris brought his honed repertoire to the Riviera Theatre for A&O's annual ball.
The stand-up comedian of Reno 911! fame will perform on April 20 at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
For its annual concert, WNUR brought DJ Romasoul, Chandeliers and Cave to Shanley Pavilion.
"Whatever I do with my life, I hope I enjoy it half as much as Roger Ebert enjoyed watching movies and writing about them."
President Morton Schapiro and Stanton family pump up dancers for Block 10.
Here's a list of things you should probably know about Modern Family.
Forget obscure. The Northwestern hipster may never have existed in the first place.
Updated at 8:35 p.m. A&O Productions will be bringing NBC star and stand-up comedian B.J. Novak to Northwestern.
Kishi Bashi has proven to be an enjoyable indie rock headliner, especially after his show in Chicago on Thursday.
The showdown between Kendrick Lamar and A$AP Rocky. Who will be victorious?
"Unfortunately for fans of Peter Jackson’s original LOTR trilogy, it displays several symptoms of the sickness that ailed the Star Wars prequels."
Gary Morson enthusiasts rejoice: The Anna Karenina movie may not compare to the original work, but its unique take on Tolstoy is a viewing pleasure.
One writer's plea for restraining the Christmas spirit to its rightful time of year: December.
Four writers tackle what they consider to be the big issues in the 2012 presidential race.
NBN sits down with Miranda Mulligan to discuss the future of journalism and the Knight Lab.
One writer argues that professors should discourage the use of laptops in their classes.
About three days after McCormick sophomore Harsha Maddula was first reported missing, the university held a gathering at Allison Dining ...
Remember that time Outkast played at Northwestern? Neither do we.
To prepare for Kendrick Lamar's Dillo Day set, check out some of the young rapper's best work.
From Chipotle to Blomquist, find out what fitness means to these six writers.
Experimental black-and-white films and artsy music aim to form a relaxing atmosphere at Block this weekend.
"Native Americans have had to endure caricatures and Disney movies while a national holiday glorifies Christopher Columbus and history textbooks gloss over that small bit about the smallpox blankets."
Dr. Dog and Anamanaguchi performed at the second annual spring benefit concert, hosted by A&O Productions and Dance Marathon.
"The music of The Great Despiser has clear roots in Joe Pug's earlier work, but demonstrates his growth into a unique artist, full of compelling stories and great guitar."
whysowhite, The Earth is a Man and Radar Eyes brought an eclectic mix of indie rock to Shanley Pavilion.
Stephen Colbert may have graduated from Northwestern years ago, but his influence on modern satirical media is still felt on campus today.
Christian Holub reviews Morrison's 600 pages about the history of superheroes. Oh, but it's so much more than that.
In part II of his crash course on this year's Oscar films, writer Christian Holub picks his favorites from the nominees.
"I am armed with my roommate Richie, his girlfriend, a $5 AMC card and my own indomitable snark and vague movie knowledge. Let’s hit it."
Rediscover the late diva's greatness with these mashups.
What did the Grammys suggest to make Bon Iver refuse a performance? A look at four artists Bon Iver could have refused to collaborate with.
Why Adele’s 21 justifies the Grammys snub of Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
"When people call out things it’ll take me like a minute to remember what they’re talking about. I’m like, 'Wow, you must’ve really been watching.'"
Maybe you weren't thrilled with Blue Ivy Carter, but at least it's better than Apple Martin or Bronx Mowgli Wentz.
"There aren’t many comparisons to be made between me and Richard Nixon, but there is one: We’re both paranoid as fuck."
“okay, I’m still befuddled by what I believe. But whether I choose to accept God or the Catholic Church or not, living by the teachings of Jesus is a good way to live."
"Blue Scholars outshined Lupe...they beat Lupe at his own game of talking about politics."
If the Republican presidential candidates were NBC comedies, which would they be?