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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...

Review: Twenty One Pilots try new style

Review: Twenty One Pilots try new style

November 1, 2018


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By Seamus McAvoy, news staff A flaming car joined Josh Dun and Tyler Joseph, the musical duo comprising Twenty One Pilots on stage to kick off their set on Friday, Oct. 26 at TD Garden. On tour for their new album, Dun and Joseph underpin their live performance with their more popular older work, c...

Keller Williams sits down to discuss new bluegrass

Keller Williams sits down to discuss new bluegrass

November 1, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news staff Virginia native Keller Williams brings his bluegrass and Tom Petty-inspired project Keller Williams’ PettyGrass to Boston this fall. Williams will perform his acoustic dance style music in a fun sing-along. “We are celebrating the life and music of the american icon, Tom Pet...

Profile: artist Sneha Shrestha discusses new exhibit at The Distillery Gallery

Profile: artist Sneha Shrestha discusses new exhibit at The Distillery Gallery

November 1, 2018


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By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Growing up in Kathmandu, Sneha Shrestha loved to paint but never considered being an artist a viable career choice. Her family didn’t embrace art as she did, so when she came to the U.S. to attend Gettysburg College, she didn't consider taking up art as a major. Sh...

Photo Gallery | The Wombats at House of Blues

Photo Gallery | The Wombats at House of Blues

October 30, 2018


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Photos by Brian Bae The Wombats performed at the House of Blues Oct. 24 to promote their new album "Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life," their fourth album and first in three years since "Glitterbug." The three person English band rocked the House of Blues in a lively set consisting o...

Review: “Fun Home” reaches deep into family history

Review: “Fun Home” reaches deep into family history

October 26, 2018


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By Juan Ramirez We’ll never truly know our parents; our perception of them so complicated by our relationships, dynamics and memories. Even less, we’ll never truly know others’ parents, and what happens behind closed doors at another’s house is just about anyone’s guess. “Fun Home,” the...

Review: Mid90’s modernizes the coming-of-age motif

Review: Mid90’s modernizes the coming-of-age motif

October 26, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news correspondent “Mid90s” is a relatable comedic drama that showcases the effects of friendship, love and family on a growing child. A modern coming-of-age story written and directed by Jonah Hill, “Mid90s” details the life of 13-year-old Stevie, played by Sunny Suljic...

NU Stage Musical Theatre Company Presents: “Cabaret”

NU Stage Musical Theatre Company Presents: “Cabaret”

October 26, 2018


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By Sofie Kato, news correspondent With the dancers tapping to the music, the lighting directors finding the perfect angle and the director making sure everyone is on beat, everything is beginning to fall into place. Starting Nov. 1, the Northeastern University Stage Musical Theatre Company, or NU ...

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