OK Go To Perform Opening Act For Dillo Day

OK Go To Perform Opening Act For Dillo Day

By Emily Wickwire   Mayfest announced Tuesday night that OK Go, an indie rock band originally from Chicago, will perform as the Main Stage opening act at Dillo Day 2014. Since releasing their debut album in 2002, the band has steadily rose to prominence in the alternative music scene, touring with artists like Death Cab for Cutie and Panic! At […]

Ra Sol Press Release

Ra Sol Press Release

Ra Sol Greater Minds is a new student organization dedicated to increasing the profiles and visibility of Northwestern’s many talented artists. The arts scene on campus is an area that sometimes goes unnoticed by much of the student body, and RSGM’s mission is to help give these artists a platform and an outlet to promote their work. Because of RSGM’s […]

Ryan Hemsworth To Perform At Dillo Day

Ryan Hemsworth To Perform At Dillo Day

By Emily Wickwire   Mayfest announced Monday that Canadian DJ Ryan Hemsworth will perform as the electronic act at this year’s Dillo Day. Hemsworth, who has remixed music by artists like Frank Ocean, Grimes and Lana Del Rey, has also performed at music festivals like last year’s Pitchfork and will be at next weekend’s Sasquatch festival in Washington state. Hemsworth […]

Dos Cadenas Revealed As Dillo Day Night Time Headliner

Dos Cadenas Revealed As Dillo Day Night Time Headliner

By Sierra Boone   Mayfest and NU Ski Trip have officially announced that the Night Time Headliner for Dillo Day 2014 will be none other than rapper Two Chainz. Preceding the announcement was a teaser on the Mayfest website offering the rapper’s real name: Epps, Tauheed. “Only true fans will know…and Google,” the Mayfest and NU Ski Trip executive boards […]

Hits And Misses From The 2014 Met Gala

Hits And Misses From The 2014 Met Gala

By Ariel Harper   The Met Museum hosted the annual Met Gala last night and, like years past, celebs showed up and showed out on the red carpet. This year’s theme was a tribute to designer Charles James, aka “America’s best-known courtier” known for his exquisite designs, gowns and capes. But who really captured the essence of James and who […]

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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Oscar’s Review: The Night Of “12 Years” 0
on March 3, 2014 at 6:00 pm / in Entertainment & Music

Oscar’s Review: The Night Of “12 Years”

By Emily Wickwire   This Sunday marked the 86th annual Academy Awards in Hollywood, as well as a huge night for the critically acclaimed film “12 Years a Slave.” The movie, which was released in October, took home Best Adapted Screenplay and the most prestigious award of the night, Best Picture. However, it was up for an astonishing nine Oscars, […]

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A&O AND NU HILLEL PRESENT:  WINTER SPEAKER 2014 0
on February 27, 2014 at 10:30 am / in Campus, Entertainment & Music, Events

A&O AND NU HILLEL PRESENT: WINTER SPEAKER 2014

By Matthew Wright A&O Productions and NU Hillel have teamed up to bring us all the ultimate treat! I honestly don’t think we are ready for all the life that is about to hit campus! READ ON TO LEARN MORE: A&O Productions and NU Hillel are excited and proud to announce that James Franco will be coming to Northwestern this Winter. […]

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Black Couples We’ll Always Love 0
on February 20, 2014 at 9:00 pm / in Entertainment & Music, Life

Black Couples We’ll Always Love

By Christen Johnson   All love is beautiful; however, there is something undeniably special about a Black couple that is head over heels for one another. Through the years, TV shows, movies and everyday life have provided us with unmatched examples of what it means to be committed, in love, and Black. Check out a few of these timeless symbols […]

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Put It In Ink 0
on February 19, 2014 at 8:30 pm / in Opinion

Put It In Ink

By Sierra Boone   The coined phrase, “I wear my emotions on my sleeve,” has taken on a whole new meaning with the help of tattoos. Tattoos can be found on the bodies of people from all walks of life. The young, elderly, blacks and whites are, in the words of rap group D4L, “tat-tat-tatted up.” These body adornments have […]

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New York Fashion Week Recap 0
on February 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm / in Fashion & Beauty

New York Fashion Week Recap

By Simedar Jackson   Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in New York City came to a close on Valentine’s Day, leaving all of us swooning and with an intense urge to overhaul our closets for the upcoming seasons. Designers showcased plenty of sartorial genius ranging from thermals to fur, promising to keep us warm for Fall/Winter 2014-2015. There was way too much […]

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What Are You Wearing For Valentine’s Day? 0
on February 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm / in Fashion & Beauty

What Are You Wearing For Valentine’s Day?

By Simedar Jackson   Whether you’re gearing up for a romantic date or making plans for your annual anti-Vday bash you’ll need a great outfit. Check out these outfit ideas and get inspired for this year’s day of cupid!     Going stag this Valentine’s Day? No need to brood. Try out these bold pieces and show ‘em all that […]

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Valentine’s Day Restaurants 0
on February 14, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Campus, Life

Valentine’s Day Restaurants

By Jessica Gaddis   Valentine’s Day is here, and just because the holiday isn’t school related, doesn’t mean procrastination has escaped us. You don’t have to tell your date you waited until the last minute to plan your evening, or even that you didn’t know where to take them until you read this very article. For the couple that’s not […]

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14 Things For Single NU Students To Do On Feb. 14 0
on February 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm / in Campus

14 Things For Single NU Students To Do On Feb. 14

By Daisy Villegas   Being single on Valentine’s Day can make the holiday seem unimportant and trite. It can stir up feelings of inadequacy and loneliness for those without a significant other. No worries! Valentine’s Day can also be a great day to celebrate love for friends, family, and even yourself. Here is a list of things that can make […]

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Lovely Nail Polishes For Valentine’s Day 0
on February 14, 2014 at 1:00 pm / in Fashion & Beauty

Lovely Nail Polishes For Valentine’s Day

By Simedar Jackson   Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching meaning an inevitable explosion of red and pink hearts. While we are familiar with the national colors for the day of love, red and pink everything got boring real fast. Here are 14 flirty and fun nail ideas to amp up you and your boo’s special day!   Classic- Perfect for […]

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