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Winter, the season of chilly days and even chillier nights, is the perfect time to bundle up in thick sweaters and warm blankets, with a cup of hot cocoa and a paperback in hand. Here’s a list of new and upcoming books to satisfy your cravings.

Column: These new and upcoming books are a perfect next winter read

Cynthia Chen, news correspondent January 22, 2023

Winter, the season of chilly days and even chillier nights, is the perfect time to bundle up in thick sweaters and warm blankets, with a cup of hot cocoa and a paperback in hand. For those looking for...

Gomez released her documentary, “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” Nov. 2 on Apple TV+, letting fans in on her journey with mental health over the course of her years in the industry. Photo courtesy Apple TV+.

Column: ‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me’ sets example for mental health advocacy in entertainment

Caroline Kenney, news correspondent November 28, 2022

Since the age of 10, when she starred in “Barney and Friends,” Selena Gomez has grown up with her fans.  She released her documentary, “Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” Nov. 2 on Apple TV+,...

Falling leaves and cooler weather herald in autumn each year — and for
Boston cafés, autumn brings a new slate of pumpkin-spiced drinks and
goods. Pictured here, Tatte offers gluten friendly tea cakes this season.

Column: These Boston cafés have pumpkin spice and everything nice for the fall season

Sarah Popeck, news correspondent November 14, 2022

Fall is in the air, which means it’s time for new seasonal flavors —  and students’ desperate hunt for their daily fix of a pumpkin spice latte, or PSL for short. Starbucks coined the drink in...

Pictured here, First Kill is a supernatural adaptation of Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet. Courtesy of Netflix. © 1997-2016 Netflix, Inc. All rights reserved.

Column: Shakespeare retellings bring fresh takes to classic tales

Laura Emde, news correspondent November 7, 2022

The film “Rosaline,” which premiered on Hulu Oct. 14, tells the classic story of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet” from the perspective of Romeo’s former lover. The film gives Rosaline,...

This autumns fashion month showcased designs for next years spring and summer season. This runway season marked the fashion industrys full-force return from pandemic isolation.

Column: Fashion month emerges from the pandemic with a lot to say

Sarah Popeck, news correspondent October 31, 2022

Throughout the month of September, the fashion industry filled runways in New York, London, Milan and Paris with a series of season-defining shows. The spring and summer 2023 showcases marked the first...

From the late 1970s to the early 2000s, these Halloween classics are must-watches for the season.

Column: Visit the ghosts of Halloweens past with these haunting classics

Aja Binder, news correspondent October 27, 2022

Now that the jack-o’-lanterns have taken up posts on Back Bay front stoops, Halloween movie marathon season is upon us. This means a list of Halloween’s most frightening favorites is in order. From...

Identity-building becomes less an exploration of individuality and more a measure of one’s socioeconomic status as self-expression begins to focus solely on the means of material possession.

Column: When the consumer goes commercial, ‘that girl’ becomes toxic

Julianne Panaro, news correspondent October 3, 2022

At a time when social isolation runs rampant, there is a certain comfort in thinking that you can buy your way into a sense of belonging for the low, low price of a $599 Dyson Airwrap or a $119 button...

Whole Foods Market near Back Bay makes pumpkin picking easier for locals this season. Tune into these media picks to get into the swing of the season.

Column: Get in the mood for autumn with these media picks

Sophia Haydon-Khan, news correspondent September 30, 2022

For anyone looking to get into the autumn mood, look no further than these songs, movies, shows and books that pair perfectly with the crisp crunch of fallen leaves and a cup of warm cider.  Songs “1979,”...

When Netflix announced the cancelation of First Kill, fans voiced their criticism online. Courtesy of Netflix. © 1997-2016 Netflix, Inc. All rights reserved.

Column: Major studios’ strike against sapphic stories cannot be ignored

Sarah Popeck, news correspondent September 28, 2022

Many viewers who identify as queer find it hard to relate to characters in film and television, especially when popular sapphic projects continue to be cancelled, scrapped and pulled away from big screen...

At first glance, recent reboots of television programs that reigned supreme during the 2000s and early 2010s are trying to improve upon their predecessors shortcomings. But a closer look at some revived projects reveals that television leaders still hesitate to embrace diversity on-and-off screen.

Column: Television reboots revive flawed representation amid demand for diversity

Cathy Ching, deputy lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

The early 2000s are making a comeback to modern television — this time, with more diversity.  Heeding criticism about the lack of diversity in television, Hollywood producers have rebooted shows...

The Kardashians have transformed their tabloid and reality television legacy into a commercial empire. A Newsstand in Omaha, Nebraska. November 1938. by polkbritton is marked with CC PDM 1.0.

Column: ‘The Kardashians’ know how to turn bad press into good business

Noelia Arteaga, news correspondent May 6, 2022

The Kar-Jenner girls are back and on Hulu for an all too familiar iteration of their first hit reality television show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” or “KUWTK.” The first episode of the...

Fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment in the musical artist Doja Cat. But the singer later revealed her own struggles with public pressure. This work features Doja Cat 2020 Vogue Taiwan 02.png by Condé Nast through Vogue Taiwan and is licensed under CC BY 3.0 .

Column: Doja Cat’s fight with fans reveals underlying tension in the music industry

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff April 15, 2022

After musical artist Doja Cat failed to perform her concert in Paraguay as scheduled due to flooding in the area, several fans took to Twitter to express their concerns, sparking a fight between the artist...

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