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Sisters Winnie and Karen Li share a love of food through their Instagram account, Quaraneat.

Quaraneat spreads accessibility, culture through love of food

Clara McCourt, deputy lifestyle editor January 24, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, the world was gifted unlimited free time.  That’s when Winnie Li, a fourth-year health science major, began to spend her quarantined days in the kitchen....

Review: TikTok introduces the future of theatre with ‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’

Rachel Erwin, deputy lifestyle editor January 9, 2021

If someone had asked me to watch a TikTok musical a year ago, I would have laughed out loud. I hadn’t even downloaded the app, so the idea of its users creating a Broadway-style production would have...

Art and music schools on Huntington Avenue, also known as the “Avenue of the Arts,” have had to adapt to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. This image features Professor Anthony De Ritis, who teaches his Music Fundamentals 1 course online via NUflex.

Students, professors along ‘Avenue of the Arts’ redefine creativity during COVID-19

Sadye Herman, news correspondent December 29, 2020

A circular stage with a pool in the middle and the audience all around was what Des Bennet, a fifth-year theatre major at Northeastern University, had envisioned for her capstone production of “Metamorphoses.”...

Niche is a plant store with locations in South End and Davis Square.

Boston small businesses adapt to COVID-19 restrictions, prepare for the holidays

Grace Comer, news correspondent December 22, 2020

Still looking for last-minute holiday gift ideas? This holiday season, consider supporting some of those who have been hit the hardest by COVID-19 — small businesses.  From clothing to home goods,...

The new PlayStation 5 was released Nov. 12 and sold out in mere minutes.

Review: Sony’s PS5 provides unlimited possibilities with limited stock

Nolan Piccola, news staff December 19, 2020

My eyes glanced at the clock just as it struck 9 p.m. My heart jumped, and I immediately began refreshing Walmart’s order page for the PlayStation 5. I clicked the “Add to Cart” button as soon as...

Review: ‘Sound of Metal’ explores the reverberations of fundamental change

Review: ‘Sound of Metal’ explores the reverberations of fundamental change

Natalie Duerr, news staff December 13, 2020

The film “Sound of Metal” opens with an intense heavy metal concert set and ends in absolute silence. Ruben (Riz Ahmed) and Lou (Olivia Cooke) are the two members of the rising metal duo, Blackgammon,...

Azar with music and her keyboard.

Visual artist Taraneh Azar releases new musical project ‘Look Here!’

Luiza Loyo, news staff December 7, 2020

Taraneh Azar, a fourth-year journalism and political science combined major, just released her new EP “Look Here!” Along with her debut album “Grab Bag,” the two compose a passion project that...

'Little Fish' establishes the importance of shared experience

‘Little Fish’ establishes the importance of shared experience

Natalie Duerr, news staff December 7, 2020

Goldfish are perhaps best known for their lack of awareness and their short memory, as they merrily swim in their tanks with no sense of the world around them. There are times in life where being a mindless...

'We Are Who We Are' is now streaming on HBO Max.

Review: ‘We Are Who We Are’ basks in teenage angst and drips reality

Natalie Duerr, news staff December 6, 2020

In life, there are certain people, places and happenings that start a revolution within us.  These interactions alter our entire life trajectory and offer a new vision for our future. In HBO Max’s series...

'Youth' is Ullmann's most recent album.

Eva Ullmann reflects on transition from youth to adulthood through her new album

Lily Elwood, news correspondent December 6, 2020

A six-song EP, an album on the way, over 30,000 followers on TikTok — and she’s only 20 years old.  Eva Ullmann, a second-year music industry major from a small town in Florida, has goals of becoming...

Ornaments adorn a Christmas tree.

Review: ‘Dash & Lily’ is super sweet, but not to all of its characters

Edith Olmsted, news correspondent December 4, 2020

“Dash & Lily” is one of the newest additions to the Rolodex of Netflix Christmas content. The series follows two teens, the persnickety pessimist Dash (Austin Abrams) who comes across a notebook...

One way to destress after the craziest year yet, is to prepare for the holidays.

Column: 7 ways to finish off the year stress-free

Clara McCourt, news staff December 3, 2020

Anyone can argue that 2020 has been the strangest year in modern history. The COVID-19 pandemic took over our lives. The nail-bitingly close presidential election kept us glued to our news outlets, thinking...

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