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MFA Queer Secrets tour highlights history of sexuality

There was a
George Barker, news staff March 11, 2020

“You would think it wouldn’t make sense to sexualize Jesus Christ on the cross, but then you wouldn’t be a Renaissance painter,” said Professor Andrew Lear, the leader of the Queer Secrets of the...

Brattle Theater hosts 25th edition of ‘Bugs Bunny Film Festival’

The Brattle Theater hosted the annual Bugs Bunny Film Festival.
Luiza Loyo, news correspondent March 11, 2020

Amid posters of Alfred Hitchcock and a Casablanca-themed mural, it is clear that the owners of the Brattle Theatre love film. Running from Feb. 15 to Feb. 23, the Brattle held its 25th annual “Bugs...

Anthro New England convention links furries to LGBTQ+ community

Anthrocon convention drew lots of
Arden Heminway, news correspondent February 27, 2020

Luca the Fox, who is green with massive serrated ears and an unmissable rainbow tail was just one of the over 2,500 furries in attendance at Boston’s Anthro New England convention, or ANE, at Boston...

MassArt Museum opening brings free art to community

The MassArt Museum held its grand opening on Feb. 22.
Marisa Lijoi, news staff February 26, 2020

On Feb. 22, Massachusetts College of Art and Design cut the ribbon and unveiled its galleries at the grand opening of its new community museum, the MassArt Museum, providing a space for free community...

Column: ‘Mary Stuart’: A play about the 1500s? Think again.

Christelle Girimana plays the role of Queen Elizabeth I.
Pavithra Rajesh February 19, 2020

On the eve of the opening night of “Mary Stuart,” dozens of the Northeastern cast members mentally prepare themselves for their show the following day. They soon have to embody several historical figures,...

Incoming club plans to make campus composting accessible

Composting at Northeastern University, or CANU, is promoting composting around campus.
Petrina Danardatu, news staff February 19, 2020

Composting at Northeastern University, or CANU, is hoping to be accepted as an official student organization in the upcoming fall semester.  The mission of CANU, according to founder and fourth-year...

Recap of the 2020 Academy Awards

Recap of the 2020 Academy Awards
Marisa Lijoi, news staff February 14, 2020

The 92nd annual Academy Awards aired this past Sunday on CBS, bringing us exciting performances and historic wins. The Oscars made history this year with the film “Parasite” winning in four major...

Review: ‘Reimagining Home’ Photography Exhibit at the MFA

Kelly Chan, deputy lifestyle editor February 12, 2020

Man versus nature has been a common battle throughout history. However, when brought together, each element can bring out beauty from the other. As of Jan. 11, the Museum of Fine Arts has opened a new...

Why people can’t stick to their New Year’s resolutions

81% of people fail at completing their New Year's resolutions.
Sarah Olender, lifestyle editor February 5, 2020

It’s the beginning of February, which means that 45 percent of people have already given up on their New Year’s resolutions, according to a study conducted by the University of Scranton.  The study...

Professor Bobette Buster ‘Making Waves’ and making a splash in the film industry

Bobette Buster is a Northeastern professor who made the documentary film
Nico Malabuyo, news staff February 5, 2020

From the classroom to the camera, Professor Bobette Buster has earned respect and admiration through her distinguished work in film. Buster grew up loving movies and the stories they told. This love sparked...

Recap of the 2020 Grammy Awards

Billie Eilish took home four awards from the Grammys on Jan. 26.
Marisa Lijoi, news correspondent February 3, 2020

The 2020 Grammy Awards turned into a night of legendary performances, heartfelt tributes and record-breaking results.  The 62nd annual ceremony aired Sunday on CBS and featured a variety of special...

MFA drawing event aims to increase art accessibility

People attend the MFA for the
Sasha Shrestha, news correspondent January 30, 2020

While 20 people silently sketched out the live model in the gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts, Elsa Zhao was not sketching hers as others were. Instead, she decided to sketch one of the Rococo-style...

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