The Huntington News

Column: Thrifting saves your wallet and the planet

Column: Thrifting saves your wallet and the planet

Ananya Sankar, news staff

November 6, 2019

For the average college student styling on a budget, thrift shopping might just be the best trend to emerge from the fashion industry. But beyond its small price tag, thrifting now plays a vital role in fashion’s transformation toward sustainable, eco-friendly alternatives. Rebranding the fashion industry as an enviro...

Column: Do social media “stories” promote toxic behavior?

Column: Do social media “stories” promote toxic behavior?

Pavithra Rajesh, news correspondent

October 30, 2019

What started as a feature unique to Snapchat has now become a generational phenomenon prominent on virtually every social media platform. “Stories” have weaseled their way onto Instagram, Facebook and WhatsApp, and it’s hard to imagine someone not using them.  According to an anonymous survey of 75 North...

Column: Colorful makeup trends challenge today’s beauty standards

Column: Colorful makeup trends challenge today’s beauty standards

Ananya Sankar, news correspondent

October 23, 2019

Decades ago, makeup was used to mask a woman’s individuality by pandering to society’s beauty standards. Today, the makeup community has shed its masks in favor of bolder, colorful looks that embody the vibrancy of the women — and men — underneath. Bright and bold makeup is still an emerging t...

Column: Popular diet trends are not the way to lose weight

Column: Popular diet trends are not the way to lose weight

Sarah Olender, news correspondent

October 22, 2019

We all know one of those people who went on a crazy diet and lost what seems like half their body weight, and if you’re anything like me, you have been jealous of them but don’t have the willpower to follow in their footsteps. Or maybe you went a step further than I did and tried the same diet a...

Column: Dressing stylish for winter without breaking your wallet

Column: Dressing stylish for winter without breaking your wallet

Jessica Brite, news correspondent

October 16, 2019

Though we are only four weeks into the fall season, brisk winds and chilly air have already hit the streets of Boston — and from here on out, it will only get colder. With an average temperature of 40 degrees all winter long, it is important to start prepping your wardrobe now.  For every Boston c...

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...

Column: Lash styling offers affordable, unique expression

Column: Lash styling offers affordable, unique expression

Jessica Brite, news correspondent

September 25, 2019

Whether they be light and fluffy, thick and bold or all-natural, lashes tend to be the one thing every makeup user can agree is essential to their routine. For young people entering the world of makeup, mascara is an easy way to get used to the feeling and look of makeup on the face. Those who are expe...

Column: On-campus restaurants bring welcome variety to NU

Column: On-campus restaurants bring welcome variety to NU

Lucy Hoffman, news correspondent

September 18, 2019

The monotony of dining hall food gets old very quickly on many college campuses. Luckily for Northeastern students, there are plenty of other options to choose from — and some even take meal swipes. Rebecca’s Cafe Like most students, I heard about Rebecca’s through the grapevine. I’ll never ...

Column: The Tragedy of MoviePass

Column: The Tragedy of MoviePass

September 26, 2018

By Mohit Puvvala, lifestyle columnist The rise of subscription streaming caused a drop in movie theatre attendance with 2017 having the lowest theater attendance in 25 years. Since 2002, the box office has generally been on the decline (there were small upticks in 2009, 2012 and 2015 correlating with blockbuster ...

Column: Streaming is dooming the medium budget movie

Column: Streaming is dooming the medium budget movie

April 18, 2018

By Mohit Puvvala, lifestyle columnist I watched Duncan Jones’ new movie “Mute” last weekend from the comfort of my room. While I might have skipped the film if I couldn’t have watched it on Netflix, I couldn’t help but feel like I was cheating Jones. Netflix is inherently a non-theatrica...

Column: Tips for eating healthy as a student

April 5, 2018

Since beginning college, it has been a miracle if I can sit down for three meals a day. I remember my mom being concerned that 15 meal swipes wouldn’t be enough for a week, but I often have plenty left over on Saturday. Between balancing classes, work, meetings and everything else that comes with be...

Column: Indulge in these cheap eats around Boston

Column: Indulge in these cheap eats around Boston

March 14, 2018

By Allie Kuo, lifestyle columnist As tempting as it may be to pop into Amelia’s every time a dining hall meal doesn’t sound too ideal, there are so many other places around Boston to try that are just as delicious and reasonably priced. Eating well doesn’t have to mean spending the last of your...