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Beats from the Street: Sept. 17

Beats from the Street: Sept. 17

By Northern Star staff | September 18, 2015

Here is what music students had on their playlists this week:Kristin Patel, sophomore visual communications major, said she listens to a playlist called "Stuff I Like," which includes Coldplay, Rise Against and Awolnation. Patel said new music doesn't...

Music festival memories worth expense

Music festival memories worth expense

By Angela Pagan | July 20, 2015

Music festivals are one of the many perks of summer vacation, but not everyone understands how all that money spent for just three days of fun is worth it to college students.In a time when the average college student pays about $19,000 a year to attend...

An April 9 tornado left a path of destruction on April 9 along Route 251 and Route 64. 

Graduate student raises money for friend with Lollapalooza ticket raffle

By Sabreena Saleem | April 27, 2015

Graduate student Jesus Fulgencio is using his Lollapalooza tickets to raise money for a friend whose house was destroyed in a tornado April 9.The tornado destroyed the home of Tianna Calderon, 19. Fulgencio, a graduate human anatomical sciences student...

Queens of the Stone Age reunites

By Kevin Bartelt | April 2, 2013

Many artists appear to be altering their sound to suit pop music standards. Groups like Maroon 5 exemplify this best because their first album is noticeably different from their newest one. This dramatic change makes it difficult to believe a groups originality...

Ravinia Festival offers change from antics of other festivals

Ravinia Festival offers change from ‘antics’ of other festivals

By Lindsey Diehl | April 24, 2012

Are you into outdoor summer concerts but not into the crazy antics of festivals like Summercamp, Lollapalooza and North Coast? Well, you’re in luck. You can leave the glitter and face paint at home and travel to Ravinia Festival, 200 Ravinia Park Road,...

The festival experience

By Alex Fiore | January 31, 2012

From Woodstock in 1969 to the annual gathering of the masses in Grant Park for Lollapalooza, music festivals are nothing new. Still, it seems the music festival is something music fans can be hesitant to attend. Between the costly ticket prices, lack...

Letter to the Editor: Fellow Huskies: Please pick up your trash

By Letter Writer | September 6, 2010

I was walking across campus to andfrom my car and I could not help but notice the amount of trash allover campus. It has only been little over a week and there are popcans, bags, coffee cups, lids and Northern Stars all scatteredacross the once clean...