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Northeastern musicians return from summer tour across the United States

September 22, 2011
Three years ago, a group of freshmen met in Nate Belasco’s cramped basement to jam for the first time. Today, that same group has toured the United States, released two albums and amassed a national following. Together, Belasco, Mark Aylward and Zack Zukowski, all 2011 music industry graduates, and James Staub, currently a senior dual music technology and interactive media major, make up MAMMOX.

Column: Friends without benefits

September 21, 2011
This year, the romantic comedy world sent our brains on overload with the concept of friends with benefits or, to put it more simply, no-strings-attached sex with a friend, hence the Ashton Kutcher blockbuster film’s acutely creative title. The situation seems ideal – male/female friendships with the perks of sex, camaraderie and no real commitment. But while this type of relationship is widely explored, talked about and sought after, I can’t help but wonder what happened to platonic, co-ed friendships with no other benefit than somebody to share a beer with.

Column: All Grown Up

September 15, 2011
Disney was our pre-teen years. Yes, we watched those shows, but our parents would come into the TV room and ask, “Aren’t you a bit old for that?” Which, we probably were, but how many of us are currently glued to the ABC Family line-up including “Secret Life of the American Teenager,” “Pretty Little Lairs,” “Make It or Break It” and “Switched at Birth”? We’re always too old for what we watch.

Calendar: Sept. 15 – 21

September 15, 2011
Entry of the Week: End of the Summer Eats You’re back at school, the days are getting shorter and soon the leaves will change. But before you grab your first pumpkin-apple-cinnamon latte, don’t miss the last barbecue of the summer – and for a great cause. Have a final taste of warm weather Saturday at theGRAZE.

Boston Student Arts Network links creative minds

September 15, 2011

By Julia Piper News Correspondent For many artists, a major obstacle on the road to completing a piece of work is not lack of inspiration, but rather a lack of collaboration. The Boston Student Arts Network (BSAN) is a new online resource that helps students connect with...

9/15 iPod Ambush

September 15, 2011

By Erin Farnsworth News Correspondent As part of an occasional series, The News ambushed unsuspecting students and demanded they justify the songs that played when their iPods were put on shuffle, however embarrasing. Here are the results.                 Taylor...

Husky musicians balance concerts and classes

September 14, 2011

By Shandana Mufti News Correspondent Some of today’s popular bands like Vampire Weekend and MGMT were formed while band members were in college. They were, however, far different from the average student – not only did they have to juggle school and homework while...

Barely Bradshaw

September 8, 2011

by Erica Thompson, News Staff In the past six months, I’ve encountered a rather significant number of people who apparently share the same absurd aspiration: “I just want to be Carrie Bradshaw.” This so-called dream is flawed for a number of reasons. First and foremost,...

Student nights: Boston attractions on the cheap

September 8, 2011
Students across the city can enjoy awesome freebies and discounts for entertainment this fall. From free museum parties to Red Sox games to movie ticket deals, take advantage of as many Boston student specials as possible.

Gallery 360 remembers 9/11

September 8, 2011
Northeastern’s Gallery 360 is hosting an installation by visual artist Robin Masi and musician Ken Field called “The Witness Project” — a record of the spiritual aftermath of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center, Pentagon and Flight 93. The exhibit combines visual and aural piece.

Inside’s guide to Beantown’s live venues

September 8, 2011
Music fans – want to know where to rock out to some jams in the Hub? Here’s a sampling of local venues for students to explore this fall.

iPod Ambush

August 18, 2011
As part of an occasional series, The News ambushed unsuspecting students and demanded they justify the songs that played when their iPods were put on shuffle, however embarrassing. Here are the results.