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Threads: Tying together diverse communities through art, music and drama

Threads Performer

Lifestyle Editor Sarah Peterson checks out Threads, a group started by a former Northwestern student which creates events to showcase diversity, ignite conversation and unite communities. “Right vs. Wrong” was the theme of the night, and this tension was demonstrated through the artists and musicians that performed. One of the spoken word speakers was an atheist, and the band was from a local church.

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The MIA: More than just an art museum

Just seven miles from campus on the south side of Minneapolis sits the grand building that is the Minnesota Institute of Art (MIA). It is comprised of room after room that flow together and seem to go on and on.

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It’s not just a font, it’s an art

by TJ Armstrong What is typography? You may have no idea minus the general sense of it having to do with “type” in some way. To learn more about the medium of type, I sat down with Carmen Johnson, a graphic design student here at the University of Northwestern, to discuss a project she has […]

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Ancient Greek mythology meets Star Wars and art at the Denler Gallery

by Annie Tillotson Friday, Feb. 19, marked the opening reception of Mark Baden’s “Heroes, Myths, and Shadow Figures.” Mark Baden was a Professor Emeritus at Northwestern for 32 years where he has taught classes in both art history and ceramics. The art show took place in the Denler Gallery in the Totino Fine Arts building […]

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Senior art majors to showcase art at ‘Surface Purpose’

A behind the scenes look at the senior art showcase “Surface Purpose” from the University of Northwestern – Saint Paul

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