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Month: October 2017

Halloween at Norris: The Spook is Just Getting Started

The leaves are getting redder, the wind is getting chillier, and Halloween is just around the corner. As Wildcats everywhere get ready for the spookiest time of the year, the witches and warlocks at Norris University Center have conjured up a cauldron of Fall programming that is sure to give students a Halloween to remember.

Not Throwing Away Our Shot: A Dialogue on Hamilton

In preparation for first-year and transfer students’ upcoming trips to see Broadway in Chicago’s production of Hamilton, Residential Services and One Book One Northwestern presented an hour-long discussion of the show on Monday featuring Assistant Professor of History Caitlin Fitz and Lecturer in Theatre John Haas.

Bringing Hamilton Home: A Conversation about Context

One Book One Northwestern hosted a discussion on Hamilton: An American Musical to prepare the Class of 2021 and transfers before their showing of the show. Professors from the musical theater and history departments came together to talk about the intersection of music and history.

Queer and Trans Empowerment Month: Emphasizing Education and Community

This October, Northwestern recognizes the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer community through Queer and Trans Empowerment Month. Nationally known as LGBT History Month, this annual series of programs and events aims to both educate the public on LGBTQ issues and strengthen the LGBTQ community on campus.