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“Minari” debuted January 2020 at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic and Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic. 

(L-R) Alan S. Kim, Steven Yeun, Noel Cho, Yeri Han

Column: ‘Minari’ is not foreign. It’s as American as it gets

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 9, 2021

Last week, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, or HFPA, released this year’s Golden Globe nominees. Films such as “Mank,” “Promising Young Woman” and “Nomadland” found themselves up...

D.C. transforms into a fashion capital for Inauguration

Jessica Brite, news staff February 9, 2021

In the 2004 movie “Mean Girls,” Karen Smith famously said, “On Wednesdays we wear pink.” On Inauguration Day, which also fell on a Wednesday, many notable people dressed to impress. Something about...

Carey Mulligan stars as 'Cassandra' in director Emerald Fennell’s PROMISING YOUNG
WOMAN, a Focus Features release.

Review: ‘Promising Young Woman’ more than delivers on its promise

Hannah Rosman, news correspondent February 9, 2021

Content Warning: Discussion of sexual assault and suicide Spoilers for “Promising Young Woman” ahead One of the buzziest late-breaking entries in this Oscar season is Focus Features’ “Promising...

Farmer's Horse Coffee, located on Massachusetts Ave., is one of many cafes who have pivoted with the onset and continued rise of COVID-19

‘It’s an ongoing struggle’: COVID-19 wreaks havoc on Boston cafe culture

Katie Mogg, news staff February 9, 2021

Before COVID-19 struck, students frequented cafes like Pavement Coffeehouse, Farmer's Horse Coffee and Solid Ground Cafe to study or socialize with friends. Now, students are forced to find alternative...

Before COVID-19, many people celebrated Lunar New Year in large groups, setting off firecrackers, sharing meals and spending time with family. This year, the festivities are virtual.

Out with the Rat, in with the Ox: Boston’s Asian communities prepare for virtual Lunar New Year

Kelly Chan, news staff February 2, 2021

During this time of year, Asian communities across the world come alive, with red and gold-accented lanterns in full bloom, lion dances performed in the streets and feasts upon feasts served in every household.  While...

With Valentine's Day around the corner but the pandemic still in full swing, there are so many options to celebrate at a proper distance or virtually.

Column: 10 ways to safely spend the holiday of love during COVID-19

Katie Mogg, news staff February 1, 2021

Valentine’s Day is the single remaining holiday with festivities not yet altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But unfortunately, the holiday’s fate is sealed. Although our nation’s efforts to roll out...

Column: The LGBTQ+ community finds a new, family-friendly icon

Grace Comer, news staff January 31, 2021

A new face has joined the A-list of queer celebrities – JoJo Siwa. Siwa inspired a flurry of discussion Jan. 20 when she posted a TikTok video lip-syncing to Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way.” “No...

Column: A list of virtual party games to spice up quarantine

Grace Comer, news staff January 28, 2021

With COVID-19 safety restrictions back in full force on Northeastern’s campus, many students are once again searching for new ways to connect with each other. One way to meet new people and reconnect...

Dark academia trend shines on TikTok

Jayden Khatib, managing editor January 27, 2021

While Angela Misutami, a sophomore at Providence College, was scrolling through TikTok, she found something odd. The app’s algorithm switched from videos related to Slytherin, her Hogwarts house, to...

Review: Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ features diverse cast but misses the mark

Sarah Barber, news correspondent January 26, 2021

Dearest Reader, the ton is abuzz with the start of the newest season.  Season one of “Bridgerton,” that is. After all, as Lady Whistledown says, “An appreciation of the arts is what lifts us...

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‘drivers license’ speeds to the top of the charts and hearts

Jessica Brite, news staff January 26, 2021

At 17 years old, many teenagers across the country get their driver’s license. Singer and actress Olivia Rodrigo of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” did just that, earning her the ability...

With awards season soon, here is our second wave of predictions

Natalie Duerr, news staff January 24, 2021

2020 began as an uncertain year for film. Would studios hold their releases and only leave the few films released in January and February to be nominated this award season with theatres closed? While some...

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