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Boston Calling kicks off three day festival with big-name performances

Boston Calling kicks off three day festival with big-name performances

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

May 25, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

The 10th annual Boston Calling music festival kicked off with a series of explosive performances Friday night, featuring headliner Twenty One Pilots. The festival, returning to the Harvard Athletic Complex for the second time, featured a packed bill of energetic live music in a variety of genres,...

Crime Log: Monday, May 12 to Sunday, May 19

Crime Log: Monday, May 12 to Sunday, May 19

Deanna Schwartz, deputy campus editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Crime Logs

Monday, May 13 4:01 p.m. An NU staff member reported a laptop was stolen from Snell Library. A report was filed. 4:30 p.m. A detective reported stopping two individuals unaffiliated with NU between Gainsborough Street and Symphony Road for possible drug activity and arrested them for activ...

Crime Log: Monday, May 6 to Sunday, May 11

Crime Log: Monday, May 6 to Sunday, May 11

Deanna Schwartz, deputy campus editor

May 16, 2019


Filed under Crime Logs

Monday, May 6 4:46 p.m. An NU staff member reported a student’s locker in Cargill Hall was broken into and items were stolen. A report was filed. 6:37 p.m. An RA reported finding a removed smoke detector in Stetson West while conducting inspections. A report was filed. Tuesday, May 7 5:11 p.m. A...

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale opera delivers in victorious adaptation

Review: The Handmaid’s Tale opera delivers in victorious adaptation

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Reviews

The operatic rendition of Margaret Atwood's “The Handmaid’s Tale” religiously adheres to the original text, going as far as staging the show in a basketball gymnasium where the handmaids in the novel slept. It is this meticulous narrative strategy that makes the opera a truly triumphant adaptation ...

Mission Hill landlord-tenant relations highlight changes in Boston real estate

Mission Hill landlord-tenant relations highlight changes in Boston real estate

Ava Sasani, news correspondent

May 11, 2019


Filed under City

Quinn Olpin, a fourth-year international affairs major at Northeastern University, is ready to leave Mission Hill. Olpin will graduate from Northeastern this May. Of all the excitement the senior has to look forward to in her last year of college, the prospect of moving out of her Hillside Street hom...

Uber and Lyft drivers strike nationwide for better pay, transparency

Uber and Lyft drivers strike nationwide for better pay, transparency

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor

May 11, 2019


Filed under City

Drivers who work independently for ride-hailing services held a 24-hour strike Wednesday as part of a multi-city effort that was likely “the largest-ever gig worker protest to date.” The strike was organized nationally by Rideshare Drivers United and locally by the Boston Independent Drivers Guild,...

Q&A: Co-founder of Boston Calling previews 2019 festival

Q&A: Co-founder of Boston Calling previews 2019 festival

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Boston Calling returns to the Harvard Athletic Complex May 24-26, featuring headliners Twenty One Pilots, Tame Impala and Travis Scott as well as a first-ever appearance by the Boston Ballet. Brian Appel, a co-founder of Boston Calling, spoke about what to expect from this year’s bigger-than-ever ...

Northeastern Public Health Advocacy Institute initiates lawsuit against Juul

Northeastern Public Health Advocacy Institute initiates lawsuit against Juul

Deanna Schwartz, deputy campus editor

May 10, 2019


Filed under Campus

The Northeastern Public Health Advocacy Institute initiated a class action lawsuit last week against Juul Labs, alleging that Juul markets to teenagers.

Northeastern reveals plans for second, bigger ISEC

Northeastern reveals plans for second, bigger ISEC

Deanna Schwartz, deputy campus editor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Featured Content

Northeastern intends to build a second Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, or ISEC II, on the Columbus Lot parking area, according to a letter sent to the Boston Planning and Development Agency from Kathy Spiegelman, vice president and chief of campus planning and development at Northeastern....

Crime Log: Monday, April 29 to Sunday, May 5

Crime Log: Monday, April 29 to Sunday, May 5

Deanna Schwartz, deputy campus editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Crime Logs

Monday, April 29 8:21 a.m. An NU staff member reported a door in Ell Hall appeared as if someone attempted to break in. Officers responded and observed pry marks near the door knob but no sign of successful entry. A report was filed. 11:31 a.m. A detective reported an individual unaffiliated w...

Speaker celebrates ‘un-Instagrammable selves’ as 4,000 graduate

Speaker celebrates ‘un-Instagrammable selves’ as 4,000 graduate

Yunkyo Kim, campus editor

May 5, 2019


Filed under Campus

The Northeastern University class of 2019 graduated Friday in a commencement ceremony attended by more than 20,000.