The Huntington News

Column: Dressing stylish for winter without breaking your wallet

Shops in Downtown Crossing such as Macy's, Primark, T.J. Maxx and Old Navy offer affordable options for the winter weather.

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

Tatte's Northeastern location is a popular spot among students.

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

A variety of affordable products allow makeup users to get creative with their lashes.

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 19, 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

Graphic by Shannon Reilly

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 15, 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...

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

March 2, 2018

By Lal Birali, guest columnist Unfortunately for this year's Academy Awards, all four acting categories seem to be decided. Barring any major upsets, prohibitive favorites will have won nearly every guild award this Oscar season. Those favorites are: Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour” ...

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

Column: Poutine’s popularity proves calories are just a number

February 11, 2018

Poutine, a Canadian staple named after a Québécois slang word meaning “mess,” is an unbeatable combination of French fries topped with cheese curds and brown gravy. Each component of poutine is indulgent enough on its own, but when you layer them together on a plate, it creates a perfect balance o...

The winter films worth watching

The winter films worth watching

November 1, 2017

By Mohit Puvvala, Lifestyle Columnist While 2017 may not have the best box office run of recent years, there’s no denying there were some gems across various genres. Superhero fans loved “Wonder Woman,” while horror enthusiasts were terrified by “IT.”  History buffs marveled at “Dunkir...

Column: Hipsters are actually the mainstream

April 20, 2017

By Vy Thai, A&E columnist Before I get started, I have to admit that about five years ago, I identified as a hipster. I took pride in my alternative fashion style and I was all about that 1990s nostalgia, which I still like today. But this was way before I actually grasped the meaning of what it really mea...