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State Rep. Chynah Tyler created the Boston Black Restaurant Challenge in 2018.

The Boston Black Restaurant Challenge shines light on Black-owned restaurants

Katie Mogg, news staff March 1, 2021

To bring more business to Black-owned restaurants throughout Greater Boston, State Rep. Chynah Tyler, who represents the seventh district of Suffolk, created the Boston Black Restaurant Challenge. Encouraging...

In intimate, virtual performance, Phoebe Bridgers brings emotional sound to Northeastern

Clara McCourt, deputy lifestyle editor February 25, 2021

Northeastern welcomed singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridgers to its virtual stage Feb. 24 as a surprise event through the Council for University Programs, or CUP, in collaboration with the NU Live Music Association...

The corset has become a modern symbol of sexual empowerment.

Bound with history, corsets stage a comeback on TikTok

Annetta Stogniew, news correspondent February 23, 2021

Gen-Z’s favorite source of information, TikTok, has crowned this winter’s ultimate fashion trend: the corset.  A trend often associated with confinement may seem out of place in a time charged...

‘Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0’ at Seaport Common evokes themes of home, childhood

Gwen Egan, news correspondent February 22, 2021

Boston’s Seaport installation “Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0” plays on themes of childhood and home, while remaining six feet apart. Installed on the Seaport Common, this art installation by Hector Esware...

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‘Schitt’s Creek’ comes to Northeastern (virtually)

Luiza Loyo, news staff February 22, 2021

After its critically acclaimed final season and historic sweep of the Emmy Awards, no one could stop talking about the hit TV series “Schitt’s Creek.” Centered around a rich family who loses all...

Michaela Coel stars in

Review: Making sense of the senseless: Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You’ is this year’s biggest Golden Globe snub

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 19, 2021

Content warning: Mentions of sexual assault and rape Michaela Coel’s “I May Destroy You” is a sublime piece of autofiction; it is a profoundly personal epic that is somehow both of the moment...

Review: ‘Absolute Proof’ is just as bad as you’d expect

Noah Colbert, news staff February 19, 2021

The last month hasn’t exactly been a fruitful one for MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Lindell was banned from Twitter on Jan. 26, for consistently parroting discredited election fraud conspiracies. Lindell...

Review: A year later, ‘Black Histories, Black Futures,’ exhibit is as relevant as ever

Chelsea Henderson, news correspondent February 16, 2021

Walking into the Mary Stamas Gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts, or MFA, in Boston, you’re greeted by an etching of a giant head. Created by John Wilson in 2003, “Monumental Head” is a black and...

COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on college dating scene

Madison Neuner, news correspondent February 16, 2021

When Alena Porter, a fifth-year electrical and computer engineering combined major, downloaded Hinge in September, it was because after months of quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was beginning...

The Boston Globe celebrates Black History Month with a film festival

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 14, 2021

To commemorate Black History Month, the Boston Globe is hosting a digital film festival,  honoring films that document the Black experience. Films range from newly released to tried and true classics,...

Photo courtesy Shira Weiss.

Students reimagine theatre, debut ‘How to Survive a Pandemic’

Grace Comer, news staff February 12, 2021

The magic of the theatre is in the audience engagement and intimacy of the show – a key feature that separates it from film – and that is now missing from digital performances. Northeastern University...

Zendaya (left) and Hunter Schafer (right) starred in their own special episodes of

Review: ‘Euphoria’ special episodes ground series in reality

Lily Elwood, news correspondent February 9, 2021

“Euphoria,” HBO’s hit TV show, is back with two special episodes as a way to hold the show’s fans over until the postponed season two arrives. These new installments in the “Euphoria” series...

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