A&O Announces T-Pain for Ball 2015

A&O Announces T-Pain for Ball 2015

ATTENTION ATTENTION!!!! GET READY FOR ALL THE YASSSSSS IN THE WORLD!!!! A&O PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS: BALL 2015 It’s that time of year again which means it’s time to kick-off spring quarter with A&O Ball 2015. A&O Productions is excited to announce our spring concert will feature T-Pain and AlunaGeorge! T-Pain will headline the show and AlunaGeorge will be the opener. The […]

Finding Love at NU is Harder Than We Thought

Finding Love at NU is Harder Than We Thought

Marnee Irby Makeda Springette       Is black love dead or just scarce? Here at Northwestern, it seems to be scarce. NU’s population is predominantly white and Asian; black students make up less than 10 percent.  I came to campus with expectations influenced by old black love movies such as “Love and Basketball” and “Higher Learning”.  Now that I […]

ICYMI: Drake, Kendrick West, Kanye West, and More

ICYMI: Drake, Kendrick West, Kanye West, and More

This past week saw so much new music! First, Drake quietly dropped an album/mixtape on Thursday night called If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late. It was initially posted on Soundcloud, but later removed and now only found on iTunes. While some call it a mixtape, others call it an album (due to its $13 price). Either way, there are […]

Ask the Love Guru

Ask the Love Guru

Today is the day of love! One filled with kisses, chocolates and sometimes even confusion. While many swoon in the arms of their love, many more pine for those they can not have and rack their brain with pressing questions of the heart. Though we are here to celebrate love, it is also important to address the hard-hitting problems that […]

We Missed You, Missy!

We Missed You, Missy!

Katy Perry is rocking the Super Bowl halftime show with “California Gurls” as the music begins to fade out and the lights start to dim. The dancers fall to the stage. Suddenly, a dark figure appears in a cloud of smoke. In the silence, an all too recognizable six-note pattern is plucked out on a tumbi. Missy Elliot has arrived. […]

Past Articles from Pulse

Microaggressions movement highlights community conversation on discrimination 0
on May 16, 2014 at 4:22 pm / in Campus

Microaggressions movement highlights community conversation on discrimination

By Jesse Sparks, Design Editor Portraits of students holding white boards immediately catch the eye. On each of the boards sits a demeaning, derogatory or discriminatory statement or question. The stark contrast between ink and board provides no opportunity for the offense to be defended or overlooked. Captured like this, the statements can be acknowledged for what they are: microaggressions. […]

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Coalition of Colors Hosts Debate for ASG President, Vice President 0
on April 8, 2015 at 11:22 am / in Uncategorized

Coalition of Colors Hosts Debate for ASG President, Vice President

The Coalition of Colors held an ASG presidential debate Monday. The debate began with candidates for president and vice president giving opening statements followed by a question and answer session. Audience members were given notecards on which they could write questions and hand back to moderators, but most chose to voice their questions aloud. Most of the conversation centered around […]

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Kendrick Lamar- i & Big Sean- IDFWU 0
on November 7, 2014 at 3:06 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Music

Kendrick Lamar- i & Big Sean- IDFWU

Just in! Kendrick Lamar and Big Sean just released new music videos. Check them out below!

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FMO Presents State of the Black Union with Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin) 0
on November 5, 2014 at 9:18 pm / in Campus, Events

FMO Presents State of the Black Union with Sybrina Fulton (mother of Trayvon Martin)

By Matthew Wright The audience greeted Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, with a standing ovation as she took the stage to give the State of the Black Union address on Tuesday, November 4th. For Members Only (FMO), Northwestern University’s premier Black Student Alliance, hosted their 6th annual State of the Black Union event last night which featured Sybrina Fulton as the keynote […]

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Raven Symone On Labeling 0
on November 2, 2014 at 10:25 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Opinion, Uncategorized

Raven Symone On Labeling

By Courtney Morrison & Stephanie Medina Following Raven-Symone’s appearance on Oprah: Where Are They Now? just two weeks ago, fans and critics blew up on social media in response to Symone’s refusal of the labels “African American” and “gay.” In her interview with Oprah Winfrey, Raven explained, “I’m tired of being labeled. I’m an American. I’m not an African American; […]

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Letter to the Editor: Response to Kappa and ZBT’s ‘Jail N’ Bail’ event 0
on October 31, 2014 at 9:42 am / in Uncategorized

Letter to the Editor: Response to Kappa and ZBT’s ‘Jail N’ Bail’ event

By Student Collective As reported in The Daily earlier this week, members of Kappa Kappa Gamma acquired orange jumpsuits to wear during their philanthropic fundraiser, “Jail N’ Bail,” co-hosted with Zeta Beta Tau. Kappa members personalized the jumpsuits and mimicked gang-affiliated inmates in their photo promoting the event. However, in the starkly different reality of the prison system in the […]

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OJ Tropicana-Stream Of Consciousness 0
on October 29, 2014 at 9:42 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Uncategorized

OJ Tropicana-Stream Of Consciousness

This just in! Ra Sol student artist Omar Jimenez, better known by his rap name “OJ Tropicana” released his third project yesterday. This project, titled Stream of Consciousness, explores OJ’s journey through college in a stream of consciousness format. Tropicana said he is especially proud of the song, Let It Flow. “An earlier version of it appeared in my first mixtape 3 years […]

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on October 28, 2014 at 7:25 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Music

Nicki Minaj ~ Only (ft. Drake, L’il Wayne, & Chris Brown)

Nicki Minaj just dropped her new single “Only,” featuring Drake, L’il Wayne, and Chris Brown. Check it out below!   hotnewhiphop.com

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The Secret to Removing Acne Scars 0
on October 21, 2014 at 7:56 pm / in Fashion & Beauty

The Secret to Removing Acne Scars

When I thought about how many chemicals I put on my skin, I decide to look for natural options in my skincare. After discovering the magical goodness that is oil cleansing, I decided to find a natural way to deal with horrible breakouts and pimples. That is when I found a natural, cheap and easy to make toner.   What […]

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The President is Coming! 0
on October 14, 2014 at 7:49 pm / in Opinion

The President is Coming!

Sarah W. 10:59am: “Line is already starting” I threw on my shoes and quickly ran out the door to attend the event that would alter my Northwestern career. President Obama was going to be on campus to deliver a speech to students about the state of the economy. When I first learned that the President would be on campus, I […]

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The Deadly Virus: Ebola 0
on October 14, 2014 at 7:10 pm / in Health & Fitness

The Deadly Virus: Ebola

By Carine Kanimba For several months, a deadly virus has encumbered countries in West Africa. Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) has already claimed the lives of more than 4000 people. The recent outbreak is causing fear and unrest across the globe. The intercontinental spread of the virus exposed the weakness of the World Health Organization and confirmed once more that Africa […]

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