Bands reflect on NU’s music scene, or lack thereof

Bands reflect on NU’s music scene, or lack thereof

By Anthony Settipani   Perennially sitting in the shadow of the Bienen School of Music, Northwestern’s rock groups know NU doesn’t have the most lively band scene. But whether they experienced their dreams here or not, recent graduates can still look back and say that it put them in a good place today.

A brief history of college protests

A brief history of college protests

The students standing in a rough semicircle before Pick-Staiger Concert Hall on Friday shouted to claim the attention of the hundreds of donors filing past on their way to the kickoff of Northwestern’s “We Will” fundraising campaign.

Two distinct sisters, united in music

Two distinct sisters, united in music

  By Anthony Settipani     Take a moment and think about the difference between two of Mozart’s most famous pieces; for example, “Eine Kleine Nachtmusik” versus The Magic Flute’s “Queen of the Night.” There is a great deal of difference between the two pieces, even though many might find themselves at a complete loss […]

Northwestern, Way Back When

Northwestern, Way Back When

  No one can deny New Year’s is a time for looking forward (or, for some, drinking to forget the year before.) But it can also be a time for looking back. In honor of this other aspect of New Year’s, The Chron, in collaboration with Head Northwestern Archivist Kevin Leonard, is giving our readers a short look into a few small […]

The Rebirth of Northwestern’s Peace Project

After years on the sidelines of University affairs, Northwestern’s Peace Project is striving to assert its voice once more in matters of social justice on campus. Originally an umbrella organization encompassing three different groups—Northwestern Opposing War and Racism, Students for Economic Justice, and the Protest Magazine—Peace Project is now a member of the NU Social […]

Students Discuss Race at “Wake Up! Nommo”

Students filled an Annenberg lecture hall on Monday to take part in a presentation and discussion aiming to raise awareness of racial bias on campus. The event, titled “Wake Up! Nommo” (described on the Facebook page as Swahili for “power of the word”), started with an audio presentation in which Northwestern students introduced themselves to the audience as […]

Meet Medill’s New Dean

Bradley Hamm, the new Dean of Medill. Photo: Northwestern. Most folks who’ve met the new dean of Medill will tell you that Brad Hamm is a calm, thoughtful leader and a good listener. “I guess the major impression I have is someone who is collegial,” said Professor Loren Ghiglione, who enjoyed his own time as […]