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Headdresses mark the dignity, pride and influence of women who have fought for their values.

Review: ‘Helina Metaferia: Generations’ celebrates overlooked impact of BIPOC women through history

Sharon Chen, news correspondent March 3, 2022

Multidisciplinary and Ethiopian American artist Helina Metaferia pays homage to ancestry and Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) women activists, in her exhibition, “Generations” at the Museum...

Boston has a rich history in jazz, and there are continuous efforts to foster racial inclusivity and diversity within the music genre today.

Boston’s rich jazz history gives way to bright future

Isabella Ratto, news correspondent March 2, 2022

Boston is well-known for the pivotal role it played in early U.S. history, its delicious seafood and its popular sports teams like the Red Sox and the Bruins. Less frequently is the city recognized for...

Robert Pattinson is Bruce Wayne in Matt Reeves’ “The Batman.” Courtesy Warner Bros. via

Review: ‘The Batman’ is a fresh take on the familiar

Clara McCourt, managing editor March 1, 2022

“The Batman” is a feat of filmmaking that manages to find something new in the tried-and-true superhero saga. After over 80 years of the caped crusader, Warner Bros.’ newest adaptation pits Batman...

Pam and Tommy wants to re-examine the fallout around the release of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lees sex tape, but critics point out the shows contradictory role in reigniting Andersons trauma.

Column: ‘Pam and Tommy’ disappoints viewers, exploits Pamela Anderson

Lily Elwood, news staff February 26, 2022

What was meant to be a post-#MeToo-era television show about Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s sex tape scandal, “Pam and Tommy,” a biographical drama series on Hulu, only works to further exploit...

Bostonians and tourists gathered in Chinatown Feb. 13 to witness the Lion Dance Parade. The event included discussions of anti-Asian hate in light of the pandemic.

Lunar New Year event discusses racism, community; promotes Chinatown businesses

Crescent Huang, news correspondent February 25, 2022

Large crowds filled the streets of Chinatown Sunday Feb. 13 to witness the Lunar New Year Lion Dance Parade. Despite the snowy weather and the cold temperatures, many Boston residents and tourists, of...

HEESUs win in the NPR Tiny Desk Contest is bringing attention to her single Me. She connects to her Korean culture through the lyrics and instruments of the song. Photo credit to Luiza Ghirardelli

Berklee alum HEESU shines with NPR Tiny Desk win

Jesica Bak, news correspondent February 25, 2022

For Heesu Yu, her musical style doesn’t fall into any one category.  The South Korean artist, who branded herself as HEESU last year, is a 2021 graduate of the Berklee College of Music, where she...

2022 New York Fashion Week attempted to include diverse body types despite reductions in designers and capacity due to COVID-19.

Column: Spring 2022 New York Fashion Week attempts to maintain diverse standards

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news correspondent February 23, 2022

Models sparkled on the runway sporting various trend-setting designers including Tanner Fletcher, Eckhaus Latta and Peter Do from Feb. 11 to Feb. 16 at New York Fashion Week, or NYFW. New names like Bach...

NFTs are unique, digital authenticators. They can range from art to music to GIFs, and their diversity and value have rallied online communities.

NFTs offer digitized artforms, create virtual community

Anne Zhu, news staff February 19, 2022

Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have taken the world by storm. Experts explain that they are akin to digital authenticators. NFTs are commonly associated with graphics of rainbow kittens and images that...

The Lexington Historical Society is hosting a series of events and programs celebrating the history of chocolate through April 23. Private Collection and Courtesy of the Lexington Historical Society.

Lexington Historical Society uses chocolate celebration to create community, amplify businesses

Katie Mogg, lifestyle editor February 19, 2022

From February until April, the Lexington Historical Society, a nonprofit organization working to preserve and share the town’s history, will host a celebration called “A Taste of Chocolate.” The...

Northeastern students have access to several art museums for discounted prices. This makes art more accessible for students who appreciate it most.

Northeastern students reap benefits of free art museum admissions

Laura Emde, news correspondent February 18, 2022

A visit to an art museum allows you to enter a new world. You can discover something new about another time and place, or you can start to understand the experiences of others. These visits are priceless...

Laurel Hell is an album representing Mitskis departure from the music industry. The album features songs that depart from the trends of her discography.

Review: Mitski’s ‘Laurel Hell’ represents bittersweet exit from music

Juliana George, news correspondent February 18, 2022

“I guess this is the end/ I’ll have to learn/ To be somebody else,” Mitski Miyawaki sings mournfully in “I Guess,” the penultimate track on her latest album “Laurel Hell.” The album, which...

Big Night Live offers intimate, personal music experience. The venue offers unique theme nights such as Fangirl Fantasy events.

Big Night Live fosters community through music

Alexa Grayson, news correspondent February 18, 2022

The energy is electric at Big Night Live, a music hall in Boston’s North End that caters songs to its audiences, making music come alive on the dance floor as attendees sing the words to their favorite...

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