NU Divest event serves as lesson in solidarity, call to action

NU Divest event serves as lesson in solidarity, call to action

Northwestern students received a crash-course in solidarity with Palestine when they gathered inside University Hall for  NU Divest’s latest event.  Held  on Tuesday Jan. 27 at 8 p.m., the event was titled titled, “Because We Do Not Live Single Issue Lives”: Solidarity with Palestine and hosted by NU Divest in conjunction with Students for Justice in Palestine.  Members of MEchA de […]

NU chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha hosts annual MLK Vigil

NU chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha hosts annual MLK Vigil

Members of the Northwestern community gathered Monday at the Alice Millar Chapel on campus in commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The Alpha Mu chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. organized the 36th annual candlelight vigil in the Chapel in honor of Dr. King’s memory. The event featured musical selections performed by the Northwestern Community Ensemble gospel choir […]

Natural Hair Must Haves

Natural Hair Must Haves

Black natural hair provides a variety of beautiful hairstyles for hair of all textures and lengths. From twist outs to bantu knots, large ‘fros to chic updos, the possibilities are endless when it comes to styling natural hair. But even with all of this variety, there are some products and tools that every natural haired girl needs.   The Denman […]

Video: Do Yo Dance

Video: Do Yo Dance

Yesterday, Pulse Entertainment editor Thaddeus Tukes released a music video for his song, Do Yo Dance, on Vimeo. The song, which was released on Tukes’ BlackJack mixtape and features fellow rapper Prez Harris, is an anthem dedicated to Chicago and the over-glorification of its systemic issues. The video was directed by Northwestern RTVF student Ashley Mills, and was filmed in Evanston and Chicago. […]

New Life: an Exclusive with Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin

New Life: an Exclusive with Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin

By Matthew Wright and Simedar Jackson He wore a crisp, ivory suit with a cerulean blue tie and a fresh hair cut. All that was left was to ceremoniously pin the matching boutonniere to the lapel of that starched suit before he was ready for the prom. The only problem was that this boy was not a prom-goer. He was […]

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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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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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 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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A&O Fall Blowout 2014 – Big Sean doing Big THINGS! 0
on October 14, 2014 at 1:29 am / in Uncategorized

A&O Fall Blowout 2014 – Big Sean doing Big THINGS!

By Matthew Wright Photography by Simedar Jackson A&O Productions delivered once again at this years Fall Blowout show, featuring Big Sean as the headliner, this past Friday night in Welsh-Ryan Arena. First up, student opener Anleu (Lucas Messore) from WNUR Streetbeat, who provided a good array of beats and hits to get set the mood right as students trickled into […]

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Cozz ft J. Cole – Knock Tha Hustle 0
on October 7, 2014 at 5:03 pm / in Entertainment & Music

Cozz ft J. Cole – Knock Tha Hustle

Dreamville’s newest addition, Cozz recently dropped his first project Cozz & Effect on Oct 3rd. Welcome the newcomer by giving this track a listen below, hosted by Hot New HipHop. Cozz (ft J. Cole) – Knock Tha Hustle

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The Oil Cleansing Method 0
on October 6, 2014 at 8:20 pm / in Fashion & Beauty

The Oil Cleansing Method

This summer I started looking into natural beauty products after years of using Neutrogena and Burt’s Bees. I began questioning the ingredients and chemicals that I put on my skin and decided it was time to pursue something natural. After scouring the internet for inexpensive and effective alternatives, I eventually found a cleansing method that is 100 percent natural and […]

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Childish Gambino-STN MTN 0
on October 6, 2014 at 2:30 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Music

Childish Gambino-STN MTN

Rapper Childish Gambino recently released a new mixtapte called, STN MTN. Check it out below on Hot New HipHop! Childish Gambino – STN MTN  

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Helicopters: Awe or Panic & a Call to Action 0
on October 3, 2014 at 12:28 pm / in Campus, Opinion

Helicopters: Awe or Panic & a Call to Action

By Stephanie Medina Helicopters disrupted Northwestern’s campus Monday afternoon and as people stood up from lounging on Norris Lawn, phones pointed towards the sky recording the sudden manifestation of military aircrafts, I sat in the shade considering the sounds those blades make as they propel. Sounds that seem to inspire awe and wonder on campus provoke panic and insecurity on […]

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Obama Speaks on Economy at NU 0
on October 3, 2014 at 9:56 am / in Campus, Events

Obama Speaks on Economy at NU

By Matthew Wright “Go Cats!” was the first of many memorable things that President Barack Obama said during his speech on the economy at Northwestern University on Thursday, October 2nd. A congregation of over a 1,000 crowded into Cahn Auditorium including local officials, Congressman, and NU students and faculty in what was NU’s first visit by an active president in over […]

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