Protests on campus that broke out last spring following an Immigrations and Customs Enforcement officer’s presence on campus provided the common ground that two unlikely student groups needed to join forces. Today, the Asian Pacific American Collective (APAC) and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán de Northwestern (MEChA de Northwestern) have come together to form the Latinx Asian American Collective, a group that is working to create Asian American Studies and Latino/Latina Studies departments.
“The beginnings of the Collective were actually in the aftermath of the ICE protest that happened, because MEChA was definitely in hot water with that,” said Jessica Wang, a Weinberg junior and a member of the Collective. “Our organizations have always supported each other, I think, but there hasn’t been nearly this level of collaboration and getting to know each other on a personal level.”
Currently, Asian American Studies and Latino/Latina Studies are both “programs ...
Last year, Wave brought to Northwestern R&J, a queer version of the timeless Shakespearean love story. This year, Lovers and Madmen brings the queering of Much Ado About Nothing – a lesser-known Shakespeare work.
While taking her Shakespeare final last quarter, Communication freshman Anna Cohen wondered: “What if Benedick was a woman?” From there, she pitched her idea to Lovers and Madmen, a theater board focused on classical productions, for their winter special event. Over winter break, Cohen finally heard that the board had chosen her idea. Now, as the director of Beatrice and Benedick, she maintains that "this is how Shakespeare intended it."
The production still uses the original Shakespearean script, but casts both Benedick and Don John as women. The actors must rely on nuance and stage play to portray the slightly different themes that manifest in this production. Cohen believes that “What does it mean to perform manhood/masculinity versus what does it mean to perform womanhood ...
When Pono Ono Poke on Chicago Avenue first opened six weeks ago, Northwestern foodies collectively rolled their eyes. Did Evanston really need a second restaurant that served the same Hawaiian delicacy as Aloha Poke just blocks away? What’s even the difference? Don’t worry – we visited both locations and ordered comparable bowls to provide you with a detailed breakdown. It’s time for the Battle of the Poke.
Winner: Aloha Poke
Okay, if you’re a student willing to shell out about ten bucks for what at the end of the day is a bowl of overpriced rice and fish, you’re probably not that concerned with cost. But if you’re still looking to save, Aloha Poke just slightly edges out Pono Ono Poke by offering a 10 percent Wildcard discount and an option to purchase a “little” size for $7.50. Pono Ono Poke’s most affordable bowl is a hefty $10 ...
Looking for a casual Tokyo-style ramen shop? Furious Spoon is the place to visit for hip hop beats, homemade noodles and a 25 percent WildCard discount.
Around 40,000 runners participated in the 40th annual Chicago Marathon on Sunday, including a few Northwestern students. We caught up with Medill sophomore Haley Yamada, who came in 15th in her division.
Jealous of everyone who gets to live in 560 Lincoln? We are, too, so we used this video as an excuse to take a look inside.
Northwestern students got a bite of Evanston yesterday in ASG's annual Big Bite Night.