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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,...

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 ...

Maren Morris celebrates her ascendance while retaining her roots

Maren Morris celebrates her ascendance while retaining her roots

Dylan Shen, news staff

May 12, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

“Don’t. Lose. Your. Halo.” Lyrics from “GIRL,” the titular song of Maren Morris’ second studio album, flashed across a screen spanning the entire stage. On cue, spotlights provided an ethereal halo for Morris as she rose from below the stage, clad in neon pink and flaunting glitter-enc...

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 ...

Holmes Hall mural brings life to an outdated building

Holmes Hall mural brings life to an outdated building

Lucy Hoffman, news correspondent

April 24, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

From murals on the sides of buildings to sculptures on display, Northeastern has incorporated expression and art into many dimensions of campus. Each piece of artwork has a different story to tell — and the same goes for the new mural going up on the first floor of Holmes Hall, which houses the School o...

Hundreds release primal scream as finals approach

Hundreds release primal scream as finals approach

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

It was only the beginning of finals week, and hundreds of Northeastern students may have already reached their breaking point. They gathered on Centennial Common just before midnight for one purpose: to release all their pent-up stress and anxiety in a single primal scream. Thursday night’s “Primal Scream @ NU” ...

NU Stage shifts to an upbeat theme with “Light Up the World”

NU Stage shifts to an upbeat theme with “Light Up the World”

Ali Dusinberre, lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Northeastern’s premier student-run musical theatre group NU Stage held the second and final showing of its spring 2019 revue “Light Up the World” Sunday night in Blackman Auditorium. The show broke the group’s trend of darkly-themed productions such as “Cabaret” and “Spring Awakening” by c...

“Booksmart” aims to be the anthem of a generation

“Booksmart” aims to be the anthem of a generation

Juan A. Ramirez, news correspondent

April 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

As part of a publicity road trip, some of the cast and crew of the upcoming comedy “Booksmart” stopped in Boston last Thursday to speak with college journalists after a special preview screening. The team consisted of director Olivia Wilde, writer Katie Silberman and stars Beanie Feldstein and Kait...

Treble on Huntington brings rock flair to AfterHours

Treble on Huntington brings rock flair to AfterHours

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

Wearing denim, leather, fishnet stockings and Beatles T-shirts, Northeastern a cappella group Treble on Huntington took the stage at AfterHours for “Rockappella,” their end-of-semester showcase, with three other college groups Sunday night. The show was an opportunity for Treble on Huntington to perform ...

Event Calendar: Thursday, April 18 – Wednesday, April 24

Event Calendar: Thursday, April 18 – Wednesday, April 24

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

Thursday, April 18, Gender Bending Fashion on Film: Liquid Sky The Museum of Fine Arts kicks off its Gender Bending Fashion on Film series with the ’80s cult classic film “Liquid Sky.” The film follows an alien invasion set against the excesses of the New Wave fashion scene. The Gender Bending Fa...

Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ gets serious but falls short

Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ gets serious but falls short

Christopher Kelly, news staff

April 11, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

“Pet Sematary” begins as most horror movie remakes do, full of respect to the original source material but featuring obvious refinement to set pieces and plot holes. However, despite improvement across the board in terms of acting and writing, the film fails to deliver a satisfying conclusion and, fo...

Students form a community of competition at Survivor Northeastern

Students form a community of competition at Survivor Northeastern

Jenna Clark, news staff

April 10, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle

On the first day of competition at Survivor Northeastern, between 16 and 20 competitors show up with no idea of what to expect. They listen to the host explain the rules of the game before they go outside and are bombarded with cameras in their faces and a drone in the sky. Players receive buffs and ...