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Fortunate Future for “Unfortunate”

In the latest blast of television nostalgia, the TV show adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events” hit Netflix last Friday, Jan. 13. Based on the books by Lemony Snicket, and starring Neil Patrick Harris as the ominous Count Olaf, the show makes for a uniquely magical watch. With two episodes for every book, the more »

NW students honor the military

Friday, Nov. 11 is a day for the United States of America to remember those involved in the armed forces-Veteran’s Day. At Northwestern, several students, staff and faculty have family members who have served for the country. With a father who has served in the Army through Basic Training and a cousin who is finishing more »

Marvel impresses with optical illusions

The long-anticipated “Doctor Strange” hit theaters this weekend, the latest superhero movie in the Marvel cinematic universe. Raking in $85 million in its opening weekend alone, “Doctor Strange” has already had a wildly successful run. The film centers on the title character, Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a cocky neurosurgeon in New York City. Renowned more »

NW lends help for major decisions

For most students, college can be an intimidating time. The pressure of balancing school, work and friends is hard enough, but committing to a major that could dictate the rest of your life is an added challenge for some. For freshman Abbey Powell, being undecided is a double-edged sword. “It’s been cool to be able more »

“Inferno” lacks fire and fizzles out

Tom Hanks has found his way into theaters yet again with the release of “Inferno” this past weekend. Directed by Ron Howard and based on another book by Dan Brown, Inferno is the disappointing third film in “The Da Vinci Code” series. “Inferno” returns viewers to the life of Professor Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks), the more »

Political race stays neck-in-neck at NW

This November, many Northwestern students have the opportunity to vote in their first general election. The political climate this election season has been a volatile and intense one, and many people find themselves either unwilling or undecided on which candidate to vote for, with some even tempted to cross party lines. Political science major Connor more »