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Review: ‘Zombieland: Double Tap’: Worth the ten-year wait

Christopher Kelly, news staff

October 30, 2019

“Zombieland: Double Tap” is the long-awaited sequel to the cult classic “Zombieland” that hit theaters a decade ago. The main cast of mismatched survivors and their travels throughout post-apocalyptic America was a booming success after the initial release of “Zombieland” in 2009. The light-hearted and ...

Canstruction Boston promotes hunger awareness through canned food sculptures

Canstruction Boston promotes hunger awareness through canned food sculptures

Jayden Khatib, news correspondent

October 23, 2019

Canstruction, a non-profit organization that holds competitions in cities across the world to promote awareness of hunger issues, is displaying sculptures at the Boston Society of Architects, or BSA, through Oct. 25. The sculptures are crafted by teams from various local architecture, construction and ...

Column: Colorful makeup trends challenge today’s beauty standards

Column: Colorful makeup trends challenge today’s beauty standards

Ananya Sankar, news correspondent

October 23, 2019

Decades ago, makeup was used to mask a woman’s individuality by pandering to society’s beauty standards. Today, the makeup community has shed its masks in favor of bolder, colorful looks that embody the vibrancy of the women — and men — underneath. Bright and bold makeup is still an emerging t...

Column: Popular diet trends are not the way to lose weight

Column: Popular diet trends are not the way to lose weight

Sarah Olender, news correspondent

October 22, 2019

We all know one of those people who went on a crazy diet and lost what seems like half their body weight, and if you’re anything like me, you have been jealous of them but don’t have the willpower to follow in their footsteps. Or maybe you went a step further than I did and tried the same diet a...

All Ready dance duo brings unique style from ‘World of Dance’ to Boston

All Ready dance duo brings unique style from ‘World of Dance’ to Boston

Sarah Olender, news correspondent

October 22, 2019

Dance duo All Ready from NBC’s hit show “World of Dance” performed at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, where its members are currently choreographers-in-residence, on Thursday. The group has been traveling and performing around the world to spread their love of dance and promote their skil...

Column: Dressing stylish for winter without breaking your wallet

Column: Dressing stylish for winter without breaking your wallet

Jessica Brite, news correspondent

October 16, 2019

Though we are only four weeks into the fall season, brisk winds and chilly air have already hit the streets of Boston — and from here on out, it will only get colder. With an average temperature of 40 degrees all winter long, it is important to start prepping your wardrobe now.  For every Boston c...

Tastemakers’ Battle of the Bands rocks AfterHours

Tastemakers’ Battle of the Bands rocks AfterHours

Mohit Puvvala, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Northeastern’s Tastemakers Magazine hosted their first annual Battle of the Bands Oct. 5 in AfterHours.  “The event showcases an eclectic mix of artists highlighting Northeastern’s unique student talent,” said Tastemakers president Kristie Wong. First up on the roster of artists performin...

New MFA exhibition explores a misrepresented ancient civilization

New MFA exhibition explores a misrepresented ancient civilization

Kenneal Patterson, news staff

October 9, 2019

“Ancient Nubia Now,” the Museum of Fine Arts’ new exhibition opening Oct. 13, spans thousands of years and presents a massive selection of Nubian art, jewelry, pottery, sculptures and more — the largest collection of Nubian art outside of Sudan. These royal artifacts, some on display for the first t...

Column: Studying on-campus at Pavement, Tatte and Argo Tea

Column: Studying on-campus at Pavement, Tatte and Argo Tea

Lucy Hoffman, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

The coffee shops in and around Northeastern each have their own distinct personality. It takes time to figure out which one will be the most productive environment for you to do work in, but once you find it, you’ve got your go-to. Pavement Piping hot chai tea. A sesame bagel with egg and ch...

Reignbow showcase highlights talent of LGBTQ+ community

Reignbow showcase highlights talent of LGBTQ+ community

Petrina Danardatu, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

Local dance group and LGBTQ+ activists Queens with a Mission, or QWAM, hosted its second annual Reignbow talent showcase for both LGBTQ+ and ally performers Oct. 5 at the Royale Nightclub. The showcase featured various dynamic dance groups, vocalists, drag queen performances and even a couple of ...

NU community responds to vaping diseases, ban

NU community responds to vaping diseases, ban

Sarah Olender, news correspondent

October 9, 2019

With more and more reports of vaping-related lung illnesses popping up around the country and vaping remaining prevalent on college campuses, it is time to examine the facts and misunderstandings about vaping.   One misunderstanding is that all vaping-related illnesses are a result of black market THC ...

Review: ‘Joker’ (2019) worth every ticket

Christopher Kelly, news staff

October 9, 2019

“Joker” (2019), directed by Todd Phillips, tells the sad tale of Arthur Fleck and his descent into madness as he eventually personifies the Joker. Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur is one of the most captivating performances of the year. This film combines beautiful cinematography with tragic storytelling in ord...