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The Wrecks struggle to fill headlining set; supporting bands outshine

The Wrecks struggle to fill headlining set; supporting bands outshine

November 28, 2018


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By Sam Cronin, lifestyle editor It was a sea of low-cut, see-through tops and flannels soaked in purple light. Talks about crowd surfing at Warped Tour cut between Smash Mouth, Queens of the Stone Age and Bee Gees played over blown-out house speakers at the Sinclair Monday night. It was only 7:39 p.m., ...

NU Stage Presents: Pretty Strong

NU Stage Presents: Pretty Strong

November 28, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news staff NU Stage performed the musical revue “Pretty Strong” in Blackman Auditorium on Nov. 15 and 16. Through the songs of famous musicals, NU Stage beautifully told the story of why women should be proud of who they are. “Pretty Strong” celebrated the strength of wom...

The double-edged sword that is caffeine

The double-edged sword that is caffeine

November 28, 2018


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By Erin Merkel, news staff   Isabell Geffner scrambles around the stage in a rush. She’s trying to put the finishing touches on her college play, but she’s crippled by a growing headache. She’s missing her saving grace: coffee. It’s 2 p.m. and withdrawal is kicking in. As a student at Maryland I...

Review: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” spreads classic Disney joy

Review: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” spreads classic Disney joy

November 14, 2018


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By Samantha Barry As a self-proclaimed Disney fanatic, I’m always eager to head to the theaters and see what the House of Mouse has come up with next. That being said, when I heard that a sequel to Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 2012 film, “Wreck-It Ralph,” was in the works, I was less than thr...

Review: “Overlord” polishes the Nazi zombie trope

Review: “Overlord” polishes the Nazi zombie trope

November 14, 2018


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By Mohit Puvvala, lifestyle columnist The frenetic opening scene of “Overlord” harkens back to old war movies with its grainy texture and vintage themed fanfare. We focus on a group of World War II soldiers in an aircraft flying above France. They have one job: take out a Nazi tower that’s j...

Author Min Jin Lee speaks with students as part of the Visiting Distinguished Writer series

Author Min Jin Lee speaks with students as part of the Visiting Distinguished Writer series

November 14, 2018


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By Nia Beckett, news staff The Northeastern University (NU) English Department hosted an opening night reading and discussion with Korean-American author Min Jin Lee as part of their Visiting Distinguished Writer series on Nov. 7. English professors, students and fans gathered in 310 Renaissance Park...

Aussie rockers The Faim prepare for first US tour

Aussie rockers The Faim prepare for first US tour

November 14, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news staff The Faim, an Australian pop-rock band once called Small Town Heroes, will perform in Boston later this month. Currently on their first U.S. tour, The Faim recently released their EP titled “Summer is a Curse” which they worked on with Ashton Irwin, the drummer for th...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 15 – Wednesday, Nov. 21

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 15 – Wednesday, Nov. 21

November 14, 2018


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Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Nov. 15, NUStage Presents: Pretty Strong   NUStage Musical Theatre Company will perform “Pretty Strong,” a musical revue celebrating the strength of women. This revue highlights the stories of women both fictional and real and discusses the ways in which women contribut...

Writer and comedian Tina Fey shares her experiences with students for Homecoming Week

Writer and comedian Tina Fey shares her experiences with students for Homecoming Week

November 14, 2018


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By Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Tina Fey took to the pop-up stage in Matthews Arena last Thursday in an event sponsored by the Council of University Programs to share her experiences and advice with Northeastern students as this year’s Homecoming Headliner. Fey talked about her l...

Review: “Instant Family” tells a refreshing story of foster care adoption

Review: “Instant Family” tells a refreshing story of foster care adoption

November 14, 2018


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By Ali Dusinberre, news correspondent Heartwarming and comical, “Instant Family” depicts the touching story of one family’s journey through the foster care adoption system. The film, set to hit theaters on Nov. 16, is based on the experiences of writer and director Sean Anders and others who w...

Anthony Lee speaks and performs at dance workshop in Fenway Center

Anthony Lee speaks and performs at dance workshop in Fenway Center

November 7, 2018


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By Brittany Mendez, news staff Northeastern’s Vietnamese Student Association, or NUVSA, brought dancer Anthony Lee to the Fenway Center last week for a Q&A and dance workshop. Lee is a dancer, choreographer and co-founder of Kinjaz, a dance crew that appeared on the all-star season of America’s...

Boston Vegetarian Food Festival proves plant-based power

Boston Vegetarian Food Festival proves plant-based power

November 7, 2018


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By Juliana Tuozzola The Boston Vegetarian Society brought together top-of-the-line natural foods, speakers and chefs for it’s 23rd annual Boston Veg Food Fest on Sat. Oct. 20. The lively atmosphere at the Ray Lewis Center ignited an equal passion and appreciation for vegetarian food among exhibitors ...

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