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Author Emily Henrys third novel Book Lovers released this May. The novel reimagines conventional romantic comedy tropes.

Review: ‘Book Lovers’ turns the romantic comedy inside out

Clara McCourt, news staff May 19, 2022

Everyone’s seen the Hallmark movie: a big city hotshot is forced into some humdrum — yet charming — Middle America small town. Their life is forever changed by some idealized rough-around-the-edges...

Review: ‘Conversations with Friends’ gets lost in translation

Karissa Korman, lifestyle editor May 17, 2022

Sally Rooney’s 2017 debut novel — and arguably her best — “Conversations with Friends” gets the limited series treatment in Hulu’s adaptation, which premiered on the platform May 15.  “Conversations...

The Kardashians have transformed their tabloid and reality television legacy into a commercial empire. A Newsstand in Omaha, Nebraska. November 1938. by polkbritton is marked with CC PDM 1.0.

Column: ‘The Kardashians’ know how to turn bad press into good business

Noelia Arteaga, news correspondent May 6, 2022

The Kar-Jenner girls are back and on Hulu for an all too familiar iteration of their first hit reality television show, “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” or “KUWTK.” The first episode of the...

The Northman is director Robert Eggers latest work. The film takes viewers on a vast, brutal journey through Viking territory. Aidan Monaghan / © 2022 Focus Features, LLC

Review: Herculean storytelling shines in ‘The Northman’

Jake Guldin, news correspondent April 27, 2022

Women and children weep as heads roll and villages burn in director Robert Eggers’s bloody and violent revenge epic, “The Northman.”  Focus Features’ latest release follows Amleth (Alexander...

Michelle Yeoh stars in Everything Everywhere All at Once. The film takes on both fantastical mutliverse storytelling and grounded family conflict. Courtesy of A24.

Review: ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ transcends genre

Juliana George, deputy lifestyle editor April 20, 2022

Comedy, romance, sci-fi, kung fu. With so many diverse elements, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s genre-defying masterpiece “Everything Everywhere All at Once” undoubtedly delivers on its titular...

The Wicked Queer Film Festival ran April 7 to April 17 online and in theatres around Boston. The festival aims to uplift LGBTQ+ stories and filmmakers.

Boston’s Wicked Queer Film Festival brings LGBTQ+ representation to screen

Juliana George, deputy lifestyle editor April 20, 2022

The Wicked Queer Film Festival was born in an unpopular movie theatre in downtown Boston, where contractor George Mansour began booking gay adult films that more well-attended movie theatres refused to...

Remi Wolf performs in Matthews Arena April 2 in the Springfest concert in front of a sold-out floor. Photo courtesy of Abby Uy.

Springfest’s culminating concert returns to Northeastern

Grace Comer, news staff April 20, 2022

This year marked the return of in-person Springfest, and along with it, its crowning event — the Springfest concert. After two years without in-person celebrations, the Council for University Programs,...

Fans took to Twitter to express their disappointment in the musical artist Doja Cat. But the singer later revealed her own struggles with public pressure. This work features Doja Cat 2020 Vogue Taiwan 02.png by Condé Nast through Vogue Taiwan and is licensed under CC BY 3.0 .

Column: Doja Cat’s fight with fans reveals underlying tension in the music industry

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news staff April 15, 2022

After musical artist Doja Cat failed to perform her concert in Paraguay as scheduled due to flooding in the area, several fans took to Twitter to express their concerns, sparking a fight between the artist...

Anya Gupta is an up-and-coming singer-songwriter at Northeastern. Her debut album i (dont) know you focuses on heartbreak and healing. Photo courtesy of Anya Gupta.

No ‘red flags’ found in Spotify chart-topper Anya Gupta

Alyssa Pilecki, news correspondent April 12, 2022

One of Boston’s up-and-coming artists is Northeastern’s very own first-year music industry major Anya Gupta. A relatively new musician, Gupta released her debut album “i (don’t) know you” in...

Sammy Rae & The Friends played at Royale in Boston March 26. The band is known for its collaborative musical style and songwriting that speaks to the LGBTQ+ community.

More than a band: Sammy Rae & The Friends creates community for queer youth

Colette Pollauf, news correspondent April 9, 2022

It starts with a classic story: a young musician drops out of college, makes a living waiting tables in New York City, sings at open mic shows and dreams of performing for thousands.  But Sammy Rae...

Del Water Gap headlined at AfterHours March 31 ahead of Springfest. The artist finished his North American tour just 24 hours before performing at Northeastern.

Del Water Gap ends North American tour at Northeastern’s AfterHours

Juliana George, news staff April 5, 2022

“It’s a big night tonight,” S. Holden Jaffe, also known as indie pop artist Del Water Gap, said last week. “This is the first ever Del Water Gap show in a Starbucks.”  Del Water Gap headlined...

Streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and HBO Max are gradually getting more and more expensive. This creates social barriers for those who cant keep up with the expenses.

Streaming services raise subscription prices, creates social barriers

Kate Deskey, news correspondent April 4, 2022

The craze around exclusive original shows such as "Euphoria" and "Outer Banks" on streaming platforms like Netflix, Hulu and HBO Max has shaped popular culture in recent years. But this content is guarded...

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