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Hollywood love stories promote sexism

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

December 16, 2016

Dumb love. Romance and film have gone together for decades. From Gone With the Wind to The Notebook, it seems as if every major film of the last century has had some sort of romantic subplot. This works in some films, howev...

Slam Team prepares for major competition

Margo Levitan, Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2016

Boom. The Slam Team is preparing for Louder than a Bomb, one of their largest competitions of the year. “We are preparing very thoroughly this year, mostly by going to performance workshops, writing workshops and general...

Evanston Dance Ensemble performs holiday production of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2016

For Narnia! On Dec. 8, Evanston Dance Ensemble begins their annual holiday production of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe at The Louis Theater at Northwestern University. “We decided many years ago that we wanted t...

Factors to consider for an artistic career

Trinity Collins, Entertainment Editor

November 22, 2016

With your generation being one heavily filled with artists and actors, it is important to consider the risks and benefits of going into a career in the entertainment business. “In entertainment you get to do what you love,...

Celebrities must follow moral expectations

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

November 22, 2016

For a country that claims to stand up in the face of abuse, it makes sense that celebrities would be held to the same standard of conduct. However, the popularity of celebrities accused of violence and hate, particularly Chris...

The Big Draw creates art programs for all ages

Sophie Monzo, Entertainment Editor

October 28, 2016

Even with all the art classes Evanston offer, the Big Draw Evanston offers a whole new aspect to the community. “Anyone and everyone can relate because drawing and art making are fundamental actives we all have the need to...

Stop dismissing musical messages in hip hop

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

October 5, 2016

Listen to the music. It’s true that art is for enjoyment, for the artist and the consumer, however this is only true to a certain extent. When a musician uses their music as a platform for meaningful social discussion, it...

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