The Huntington News

Tastemakers’ Battle of the Bands rocks AfterHours

Tastemakers’ Battle of the Bands rocks AfterHours

Mohit Puvvala, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Northeastern’s Tastemakers Magazine hosted their first annual Battle of the Bands Oct. 5 in AfterHours.  “The event showcases an eclectic mix of artists highlighting Northeastern’s unique student talent,” said Tastemakers president Kristie Wong. First up on the roster of artists performin...

New MFA exhibition explores a misrepresented ancient civilization

New MFA exhibition explores a misrepresented ancient civilization

Kenneal Patterson, news staff

October 9, 2019

“Ancient Nubia Now,” the Museum of Fine Arts’ new exhibition opening Oct. 13, spans thousands of years and presents a massive selection of Nubian art, jewelry, pottery, sculptures and more — the largest collection of Nubian art outside of Sudan. These royal artifacts, some on display for the first t...

Column: Studying on-campus at Pavement, Tatte and Argo Tea

Column: Studying on-campus at Pavement, Tatte and Argo Tea

Lucy Hoffman, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

The coffee shops in and around Northeastern each have their own distinct personality. It takes time to figure out which one will be the most productive environment for you to do work in, but once you find it, you’ve got your go-to. Pavement Piping hot chai tea. A sesame bagel with egg and ch...

Reignbow showcase highlights talent of LGBTQ+ community

Reignbow showcase highlights talent of LGBTQ+ community

Petrina Danardatu, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Local dance group and LGBTQ+ activists Queens with a Mission, or QWAM, hosted its second annual Reignbow talent showcase for both LGBTQ+ and ally performers Oct. 5 at the Royale Nightclub. The showcase featured various dynamic dance groups, vocalists, drag queen performances and even a couple of ...

NU community responds to vaping diseases, ban

NU community responds to vaping diseases, ban

Sarah Olender, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

With more and more reports of vaping-related lung illnesses popping up around the country and vaping remaining prevalent on college campuses, it is time to examine the facts and misunderstandings about vaping.   One misunderstanding is that all vaping-related illnesses are a result of black market THC ...

Review: ‘Joker’ (2019) worth every ticket

Christopher Kelly, news staff

October 9, 2019

“Joker” (2019), directed by Todd Phillips, tells the sad tale of Arthur Fleck and his descent into madness as he eventually personifies the Joker. Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur is one of the most captivating performances of the year. This film combines beautiful cinematography with tragic storytelling in ord...

Mick Rock and Henry Diltz: Two unconnected stories of capturing and becoming legends

Mick Rock and Henry Diltz: Two unconnected stories of capturing and becoming legends

Kelly Chan, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Behind the album covers of almost every rock ’n’ roll music legend lies two men — one from London and one from California — each of whom stumbled upon photography in their 20s and ultimately became legends themselves. Mick Rock and Henry Diltz led parallel lives down the path of music photogra...

NU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter focusing on building its identity

NU’s Pi Kappa Phi chapter focusing on building its identity

Lukas Illion, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Northeastern isn’t a fraternity school, but it looks more like one every year. This spring, the university welcomed Pi Kappa Phi as the 10th fraternity sanctioned by the Interfraternity Council, or IFC, on campus.  The national chapter sent representatives to recruit “founding fathers,” an i...

IndoFest brings traditional Indonesian culture to Boston

IndoFest brings traditional Indonesian culture to Boston

Ananya Sankar, news correspondent

October 2, 2019

The 2019 New England Indonesian Festival, held Sept. 28 in Copley Square, was a spectacular celebration of authentic culture. For six hours, the square was filled with delicious smells, vibrant indigenous performances and the chatter of excited visitors. This was the seventh annual festival that th...

Counselor and students share tips for managing anxiety and mental health

Counselor and students share tips for managing anxiety and mental health

Paige Stern, news staff

October 2, 2019

For most students, it feels as though the grind really never stops. Between hopping from class to class, spending hours on homework and trying to balance a healthy diet and physical habits, it’s no wonder so many students feel overwhelmed.  In response, Northeastern University students and a licensed men...

Review: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ is a crisis of antiheroes

Review: ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ is a crisis of antiheroes

Nia Beckett, news correspondent

October 2, 2019

Minor characters take the main stage in the Huntington Theatre Company’s production of “Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead,” and they’re nothing short of absurd. Playwright Tom Stoppard’s 1966 tragicomedy, set amid William Shakespeare’s late 16th-century tragedy “Hamlet,” begins...

Review: ‘Rambo: Last Blood’: Hopefully the last we’ll see of Rambo

Christopher Kelly, news staff

October 2, 2019

“Rambo: Last Blood” sees the final return of character John Rambo, played by Sylvester Stallone, and marks the utter downfall of the series and the once-great action movie legend. This film is the definition of “cash grab” with its bad pacing, cliched plot and the overall boring execution of...