The Huntington News

How to stay healthy during quarantine

Quarantine forces people to stay confined in their homes, but there are many ways to keep your mind and body active.

Kelly Chan, deputy lifestyle editor

May 3, 2020

Your bedroom window may have been your only view for the past month or so, but there are still a number of ways to keep your body and mind active during the lockdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.  Many famed fitness brands are offering free online workouts and training services to the public. Usi...

Best Places to Thrift Around NU

Thrift shopping is an inexpensive way to get high quality clothing and there are lots of affordable options near NU.

Jayden Khatib and Arden Heminway

March 12, 2020

As Boston begins to warm up, consider visiting secondhand stores to spruce up your spring wardrobe.  There are a variety of benefits from secondhand shopping. Whether you choose to visit an affordable thrift store or a higher-end consignment boutique, you will most likely pay less to buy secondhand ...

MFA Queer Secrets tour highlights history of sexuality

There was a

George Barker, news staff

March 11, 2020

“You would think it wouldn’t make sense to sexualize Jesus Christ on the cross, but then you wouldn’t be a Renaissance painter,” said Professor Andrew Lear, the leader of the Queer Secrets of the MFA tour.  On March 4, a group of roughly 25 visitors was led to the “sexiest Jesus,” a p...

Brattle Theater hosts 25th edition of ‘Bugs Bunny Film Festival’

The Brattle Theater hosted the annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival.

Luiza Loyo, news correspondent

March 11, 2020

Amid posters of Alfred Hitchcock and a Casablanca-themed mural, it is clear that the owners of the Brattle Theatre love film. Running from Feb. 15 to Feb. 23, the Brattle held its 25th annual “Bugs Bunny Film Festival.” Shown in uncut 35mm film, the festival featured shorts of the beloved chara...

Anthro New England convention links furries to LGBTQ+ community

Anthrocon convention drew lots of

Arden Heminway, news correspondent

February 27, 2020

Luca the Fox, who is green with massive serrated ears and an unmissable rainbow tail was just one of the over 2,500 furries in attendance at Boston’s Anthro New England convention, or ANE, at Boston Park Plaza this past weekend. The furry community is a subculture that enjoys anything from drawing...

MassArt Museum opening brings free art to community

The MassArt Museum held its grand opening on Feb. 22.

Marisa Lijoi, news staff

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 22, Massachusetts College of Art and Design cut the ribbon and unveiled its galleries at the grand opening of its new community museum, the MassArt Museum, providing a space for free community art in the city of Boston. MassArt students and faculty, along with community supporters, were joined...

Column: ‘Mary Stuart’: A play about the 1500s? Think again.

Christelle Girimana plays the role of Queen Elizabeth I.

Pavithra Rajesh

February 19, 2020

On the eve of the opening night of “Mary Stuart,” dozens of the Northeastern cast members mentally prepare themselves for their show the following day. They soon have to embody several historical figures, including the prominent identities of Mary Stuart, the queen of Scotland, and Elizabeth I, the...

Incoming club plans to make campus composting accessible

Composting at Northeastern University, or CANU, is promoting composting around campus.

Petrina Danardatu, news staff

February 19, 2020

Composting at Northeastern University, or CANU, is hoping to be accepted as an official student organization in the upcoming fall semester.  The mission of CANU, according to founder and fourth-year finance major Rebekah Davis, is to get students more access to composting sites and resources in do...

Recap of the 2020 Academy Awards

The 92nd Academy Awards aired this past Sunday.

Marisa Lijoi, news staff

February 14, 2020

The 92nd annual Academy Awards aired this past Sunday on CBS, bringing us exciting performances and historic wins. The Oscars made history this year with the film “Parasite” winning in four major categories.  “Parasite,” a psychological thriller directed by South Korean director Bong Joo...

Review: ‘Reimagining Home’ Photography Exhibit at the MFA


Kelly Chan, deputy lifestyle editor

February 12, 2020

Man versus nature has been a common battle throughout history. However, when brought together, each element can bring out beauty from the other. As of Jan. 11, the Museum of Fine Arts has opened a new exhibit that features the photography of two Iranian artists, Bahman Jalali and Gohar Dashti. Th...

Why people can’t stick to their New Year’s resolutions

81% of people fail at completing their New Year's resolutions.

Sarah Olender, lifestyle editor

February 5, 2020

It’s the beginning of February, which means that 45 percent of people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions, according to a study conducted by the University of Scranton.  The study found that within the first week of the year, 77 percent of people stayed on track for fulfilling their ...

Professor Bobette Buster ‘Making Waves’ and making a splash in the film industry

Bobette Buster is a Northeastern professor who made the documentary film

Nico Malabuyo, news staff

February 5, 2020

From the classroom to the camera, Professor Bobette Buster has earned respect and admiration through her distinguished work in film. Buster grew up loving movies and the stories they told. This love sparked an ambition to pursue a career in film.  Buster attended the University of Southern California’s School...