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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 ...

Illuminus Festival shines in Downtown Crossing

Illuminus Festival shines in Downtown Crossing

November 7, 2018


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By Nia Beckett, news staff Illuminus, a local contemporary arts festival, held its fourth annual outing last Friday and Saturday. 21 projects and two performances were spread across Downtown Crossing. The projects featured a number of computer-generated auditory and visual elements. Illuminus aims...

NUCSA presents YouTuber Jason Chen

NUCSA presents YouTuber Jason Chen

November 7, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news staff Northeastern’s Chinese Student Association, or CSA, introduced Jason Chen, a bilingual Taiwanese-American YouTuber, for a night of singing and a meet-and-greet. Aimed at spreading cultural awareness, CSA hosts discussions about the misrepresentation of the Asian American com...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 8 – Wednesday, Nov. 14

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 8 – Wednesday, Nov. 14

November 7, 2018


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Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Nov. 8, Homecoming Headliner: Tina Fey  The Council for University Programs, or CUP, will host their annual homecoming headliner event, which brings in a different comedian every year for Northeastern’s homecoming week. Tina Fey is an actress, writer and comedian who w...

GlobeMed hosts show for Ugandan charity

GlobeMed hosts show for Ugandan charity

November 1, 2018


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By Nia Beckett, news staff GlobeMed at Northeastern coordinated an a capella benefit performance in AfterHours on Oct. 24. The event, Tone Down For What, was in support of their partner organization Kitovu Mobile in Masaka, Uganda, which works to provide mobile health services and empower communiti...

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 1 – Wednesday, Nov. 7

Event Calendar: Thursday, Nov. 1 – Wednesday, Nov. 7

November 1, 2018


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Compiled by Claire Wallace, deputy lifestyle editor Thursday, Nov. 1, Healing Justice: Film Screening and Public Dialogue TSNE MissionWorks and the Mel King Institute are teaming up to show Dr. Shakti Butler’s newest film “Healing Justice.” It explores the idea that our justice system is failing minority communities. Dr. Butler is an educator on div...

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