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Oh, the places we go: Cambridge, UK

January 27, 2011
If I were to mention Cambridge to someone from Massachusetts, I would not be surprised if the initial images that came into their mind would be of the Charles River, Harvard University and a few cobblestone and brick walkways. But what I am referencing is Cambridge, England, parent city to its considerably younger namesake. The British enclave is filled with narrow cobblestone streets and is home to the 801-year-old prestigious university.

MEISA announces spring semester plans

January 27, 2011
Crammed into the meeting space at 442 Curry Student Center (CSC), more than 60 students introduced themselves and named their favorite album or concert of 2010. Seats were hard to come by as the Music and Entertainment Industry Student Association (MEISA) kicked off the spring 2011 semester with its first meeting Jan. 20, where the e-board members discussed upcoming programs and events planned for the next four months.

Column: In entertainment industry, sex sells is on the rise

January 26, 2011
Just as I thought the media and entertainment industry couldn’t promote sex anymore than it already does, there are singers like Katy Perry and Enrique Iglesias coming out with a new hit song that revolves around inappropriate sexual references. The way that sex is promoted in songs, and in the entertainment industry in general, seems to be getting more vulgar every year.

Calendar: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

January 26, 2011

By Emma Shuck, News Staff Entry of the Week: The award-winning, internationally recognized company Bread and Puppet Theater returns for a fifth year to the Boston Center for the Arts. The puppet performances feature a group of Vermont puppeteers on stage, creating a scene...

Oh, the places we go: Shanghai

January 20, 2011
The flights from San Francisco to Tokyo and Shanghai were long; and the triumphant, leg-stretching emergence into non-recycled air was less joyous than it could have been.

TV Review: ABC’s new hospital show fails to meet expectations of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ fans

January 20, 2011
Last Wednesday ABC premiered its new show “Off the Map,” a doctor drama with a twist: Instead of a hospital, “Off the Map” is set at a tiny clinic in the middle of the South American jungle.

Exhibit Review: Boston Public Library presents poetry

January 20, 2011
Tucked away in the rare books room of the Boston Public Library (BPL) is an exhibit entitled “The Public Life of Poetry: Whitman, Dickinson, Longfellow and Their Contemporaries.” The exhibit, which runs through Jan. 30, highlights the works of several famous American poets.

Getting better all the time: NU & Improv’d

January 20, 2011
There is something viscerally funny about a performer sacrificing his or her body for the good of a joke. Like Chris Farley crashing through a table on SNL, Joel Marsh, a junior cinemas studies major, was completely committed.

Column: A bright opportunity

January 20, 2011
We all have them: Those long-forgotten bands we once listened to in high school when we were convinced they were the coolest thing ever. A song comes on shuffle and you think, “Oh man does this bring back memories … I haven’t listened to them in ages.”

Calendar: Jan. 20 – 26

January 20, 2011
Entry of the Week Jerry Remy’s Sports Bar and Grill will host the first taping of a new sports and comedy show, called The Beer 30 Show, in front of a live audience Monday, Jan. 24.

Column: Political panic erupts over Arizona shooting

January 13, 2011
I didn’t mean to start off spring semester with such a heavy topic, but I couldn’t help it. So most of us have heard about the tragic shooting in Tucson, Ariz., where Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords was shot by Jared Lee Loughner

‘unStandard’ events integrate multiple art scenes

January 13, 2011
The All Asia bar and restaurant wasn’t crowded Tuesday, Jan. 4, but it was certainly lively. Many people were wearing decorated cone-shaped party hats and some had more unique headgear – a fake turkey, a trucker hat with a radio antenna, a handmade Jigglypuff Pokémon hat.