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Winter Break Events

Winter Break Events

December 1, 2015

Winter break means a lot more than Christmas day and New Year’s Eve. Living around Chicago means there...

Foot Stomps and Flamenco Guitar in the Hall

Foot Stomps and Flamenco Guitar in the Hall

December 1, 2015

The strong pounds of footsteps, the catchy rhythm of the drum box, and the soft strum of the guitar strings...

Lighting Up the World, One Tree At a Time

Lighting Up the World, One Tree At a Time

December 1, 2015

A brightly lit and extravagant tree stands out, surrounding it are brilliantly decorated trees which...

Happy Halloween

Happy Halloween

November 12, 2015

Half A Life, But a Whole Heart

Half A Life, But a Whole Heart

November 3, 2015

“Half a life ago, I killed a girl,” began internationally-bestselling writer, Darin Strauss, as he...

Orleans’ Doreen: Jazz Clarinet Jewel Box

Orleans’ Doreen: Jazz Clarinet Jewel Box

October 20, 2015

The jazz style of New Orleans has a queen, and her name is Doreen. Arriving to the auditorium of Northeastern...

Music Marvel Visits Northeastern

Music Marvel Visits Northeastern

September 22, 2015

It is rare to witness someone pour their entire being into their work, outside of the fictions Hollyw...

4 Continents, 40 Years, 4,000 Performances and Counting

4 Continents, 40 Years, 4,000 Performances and Counting

September 9, 2015

This year marks 40 years since Dame Libby Komaiko founded Ensemble Español, now  a globally recognized...

Advice for Freshmen, Transfer and Returning Students

Advice for Freshmen, Transfer and Returning Students

August 25, 2015

#1 - Financial Aid: *Regardless of whether you’re a student who receives financial aid, it's worth...

Visiting Writers Series: “Jesus Land” Author Visits

Visiting Writers Series: “Jesus Land” Author Visits

October 21, 2014

“I tried to become a woman that night in a way that was reckless beyond my comprehension,” reminisced writer Julia Scheeres in her recent essay, “T...

Man on the Street

Man on the Street

October 21, 2014

How has halloween changed since you were young?

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