Sacha Bazzal talks about secondhand clothing the way a mother talks about her baby. She cradles the vintage Coach bag she bought for a fraction of its original price, and gently handles a $140 J. Crew coyote fur jacket, a piece she bought for just $4.
by Catherine Zhang Natalie and I had read great things about Wildberry Pancakes and Cafe in downtown Chicago, so we went on a food adventure this past Tuesday.
by Catherine Zhang Crêperie Saint Germain is a 3-year-old French crêperie, inspired by Brittany, France, where the French pancake became popular.
BY RYAN MILOWICKI You might not guess from my penchant for terrible comedies, but I do rather enjoy movies that make me think. There’s something unique to the medium of film which allows a story to veil important details while setting the table for climactic and game-changing revelations. Too many films use this concept to slink […]
BY RYAN MILOWICKI The Best Picture marathon was an absolute blast, and today we get the added benefit of having the Oscars! It’s now time for me to go to work and publicly lay my cards out on the table. I’m tempted to throw in a few more upset picks than I ultimately did, but […]
BY RYAN MILOWICKI Like bunting in baseball, the spoof has become one of modern cinema’s lost arts. Despite living in a world more self-aware than it’s ever been, we’ve really lost touch with a genre that has provided my childhood with some of its most memorable films. Matthew Vaughn has been known for pushing the […]
BY RYAN MILOWICKI One of the more oddly-specific genres in film history is the submarine thriller. Almost always playing on the themes of claustrophobia, trust, and the relentless pursuit of Germans, Soviets, or something belonging to them, it’s very hard to follow in the footsteps of Das Boot or The Hunt for Red October and not tread familiar ground. […]
BY RYAN MILOWICKI Far too often, movies like American Sniper get brushed aside as guns-a-blazing, violence-glorifying exercises in shooting. And while Clint Eastwood’s second film of 2014 certainly features moments which could inspire some good-natured patriotic revelry, the story of Chris Kyle, the United States’ deadliest sniper of all time, is anything but a happy one. Bursting […]
by Catherine Zhang 40%. This is the percentage of students involved in Greek life at Northwestern. Even some of the largest state schools in the South report around 25% of students to be involved in Greek life, but who knows how the number at Northwestern could change in the upcoming years?
BY RYAN MILOWICKI Has 2014 been a banner year for female artists on the Billboard Hot 100? In several conspicuous ways, absolutely. But in many other ways, the world of popular music is still one ruled mostly by males, despite the convincing façade shown in recent months. Several statistics would seem to suggest a surge […]