Birdman (Film Review)

Birdman (Film Review)

BY VARUN KUMAR Birdman is about Riggan Thompson (ironically played by Michael Keaton), an aged actor that fell out of the limelight after he stopped playing the superhero known as Birdman in Hollywood. The story follows Thompson as he tries to make a comeback with a Broadway play that he wrote, directed, and will star […]

Full Steam Ahead!

Full Steam Ahead!

This spring, I took the helm of the first newspaper to ever print my words for the world to see, The Northwestern Chronicle. Most people I know have asked me one of two questions. Many want to know why I would take charge of a paper they view as failing and ridiculous. The rest ask […]

23 Shiba Dogs that Perfectly Describe Northwestern

23 Shiba Dogs that Perfectly Describe Northwestern

By: Chronicle Staff We all know Northwestern has a lot of distinct, quirky subcultures that can sometimes be pretty damn insufferable. And it turns out The Internet has a perfect dog, the Shiba Inu, to represent many of NU’s different groups. Let’s start out with freshmen. Aren’t they awful? Well, yes; that’s a given. But […]

Introducing our summer blog

By: Chronicle Staff   So, even though we resume regular publication in the fall, we’ve decided to publish exclusive summer-only Chrontent™  for our readers. Our summer blog is called “In The Summertime,” just so you can google the video and be hypnotised by Ray Dorset’s glorious sideburns. We’ll be providing you with dispatches from our foreign […]

December Movie Releases: Here’s What You Can Expect

The holiday season is, as usual, bringing about tons of movies that you’ll want to go and see, but can’t feasibly see them all without further bankrupting yourself. So here’s a little preview to see what you can expect from each: Playing for Keeps (Dec. 7) A heartfelt romantic comedy in which the main character, […]

To Kill A Character

(This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.) WARNING: Spoilers. Lots of spoilers. Oh, and Snape kills Dumbledore. Photo: Emmy Magazine As a fan of the FX drama Sons of Anarchy, I have been on an emotional roller-coaster since the death of Opie, the loveable teddy bear of a […]

Book Review: City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

Image courtesy of Simon & Schuster (This article was featured in our print issue, which was published on Nov. 10, 2012.) The cover image on City of Bones, the first book of the Mortal Instruments series by Cassandra Clare, may be garish and fragmented, but it represents the problems of the story surprisingly well. The potential […]