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The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Column: Is the BAFTA jury system out of touch?

Column: Is the BAFTA jury system out of touch?

Caleb Lee, news correspondent February 17, 2024

The nominees for the 77th British Academy Film Awards, or BAFTAs, were unveiled Jan. 18, and the responses were far from positive. Notably, there was widespread criticism regarding major snubs, with several...

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Column: 2024 Super Bowl features revolutionary ads, garners new viewers

Column: 2024 Super Bowl features revolutionary ads, garners new viewers

Ella Warner, news correspondent February 17, 2024

There are the Super Bowl fans, and there are the Super Bowl commercial fans. Both are equally important, but in recent years, the latter has dominated conversation online. This year’s Super Bowl broadcast...

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Retro Review: ‘About Time’ is the time loop subgenre’s saving grace

Retro Review: ‘About Time’ is the time loop subgenre’s saving grace

Ben Churney, news staff February 15, 2024

This article is part of the “Retro Review” series. Each month, four films — united by a singular theme — are assessed. The theme for January 2024 is “time loop.” “I just try to live every...

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The First Run Through, led by Mashimo, plays its last set. Mashimo fell in love with African American music while studying at Berklee and finds purpose in supporting fellow musicians at Wally’s. “Being a part of the history of this place has significant meaning to me,” Mashimo said. “It’s a great pleasure, and Im doing it for the community here.”

Wally’s Jazz Club walls continue to witness emerging young talent

Aiden Stein, photo correspondent February 14, 2024

Tucked between brownstones on Massachusetts Avenue sits the nearly 80-year-old Wally’s Cafe Jazz Club. Though the independent venue is one of the last of its kind, Wally’s seems to have no problem...

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The ultimate ‘in’ for 2024 is self-care, Northeastern students say

The ultimate ‘in’ for 2024 is self-care, Northeastern students say

Annelise Dramm, news correspondent February 14, 2024

In a culture that welcomes each new year with the hope of re-emerging as a better person by the next, the first few months are a time to determine what is “in” and what is “out.”  What will...

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The steak tartare dish at Yvonnes. With its intimate environment, many have chosen this establishment to be the perfect date night spot for Valentines Day.

Column: 5 restaurants perfect for Valentine’s Day dinner

Anne Zhu, news correspondent February 14, 2024

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and if you’re scrambling for some last-minute dinner spots, look no further. Whether you’re hoping to recreate the spaghetti-and-meatball scene from “Lady...

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Column: A single girl’s guide to surviving Valentine’s Day

Column: A single girl’s guide to surviving Valentine’s Day

Laura Matthews, news correspondent February 13, 2024

Flowers, chocolates and date night — are all surefire signs that Valentine’s Day is around the corner. It’s a holiday meant for expressing romantic love among partners and typically a waking nightmare...

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Madonna raises her hands as dancers circle around her. The Celebration Tour showcased various milestones across her decades-long career.

Review: ‘The Celebration Tour’ revels in 40 years of Madonna’s hits

Jake Guldin, lifestyle editor February 8, 2024

Madonna arrived fashionably late at TD Garden Jan. 8, emerging on the smoke-shrouded stage two hours later than expected. But the pop icon’s ardent fans, dressed in “do-it-yourself” renditions of...

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Paul Mescal (left) and Andrew Scott (right) star in All of Us Strangers. The film sees the latter, who plays Adam, encounter the ghosts of his parents who died decades earlier. Photo courtesy Searchlight Pictures.

Review: ‘All of Us Strangers’ will both break and warm your heart

Claudie Bellanger, news correspondent February 7, 2024

Fans of both devastating television and Irish actors rejoiced over the pairing of Andrew Scott and Paul Mescal in director Andrew Haigh’s “All of Us Strangers” — and for good reason.   Opening...

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Retro Review: ‘Happy Death Day’ is another shallow time-loop film

Retro Review: ‘Happy Death Day’ is another shallow time-loop film

Ben Churney, news staff February 7, 2024

This article is part of the “Retro Review” series. Each month, four films — united by a singular theme — are assessed. The theme for January 2024 is “time loop.” Should the “time loop”...

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From left to right, Bebe Wood, Reneé Rapp and Avantika Vandanapu star in Mean Girls (2024). They portray Gretchen Wieners, Regina George and Karen Shetty — otherwise known as The Plastics — respectively. Photo courtesy Paramount.

Review: ‘Mean Girls’ (2024) updates the original to mixed results

Ella Warner, news correspondent February 2, 2024

To escape the Boston cold, crowds of pink flocked to the AMC Boston Common to endure nearly two hours of singing, dancing and the typical attempt to relate to a predominantly Gen Z audience during Tina...

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Sandra Hüller stars as Hedwig Höss in The Zone of Interest. The film follows the day-to-day lives of the Höss family, Nazis living next door to Auschwitz. Photo courtesy A24.

Review: Unfathomable horrors lie just beyond ‘The Zone of Interest’

Ian Dartley, news correspondent February 1, 2024

For the past decade, film director and screenwriter Jonathan Glazer has refined his newest film, “The Zone of Interest,” to be “a warning,” not a history lesson.  Following Glazer’s critically...

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