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“Encanto” highlights the importance of family through the Latinx perspective and accurately portrays Latinx values.

‘Encanto’ provides Latinx representation through culture, music

Rachel Umansky-Castro, news correspondent February 3, 2022

“Encanto,” a Disney animated movie that explores the story of the Madrigals, a Colombian family gifted with magical powers, premiered Nov. 24. The film and its soundtrack took the holiday season by...

Chick-fil-A, a popular American chicken sandwich fast food chain, opened a new location in Copley Square Jan. 5 and has consistently served long lines.

Students react to new Chick-fil-A location in Copley Square

Tiffany Pottenburgh, news correspondent February 2, 2022

Chick-fil-A, a popular American chicken sandwich fast food chain, opened a new location in Copley Square Jan. 5 and has consistently served long lines.  Chick-fil-A has become a cultural phenomenon,...

Cars drive past the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Column: Keep your eyes on these Academy Award contenders

Karissa Korman, deputy lifestyle editor February 1, 2022

With nominee voting underway at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as of Thursday, Jan. 27, all eyes are on the 94th Academy Awards ceremony set to take place March 27.  The Critics’...

Thierry Mugler MBAM(15) by rverc is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Column: Mugler’s boldness, creativity leaves unique legacy on fashion world

Lily Elwood, news staff January 29, 2022

Manfred Thierry Mugler, esteemed French fashion designer and founder and creative director of the Mugler fashion house, died Jan. 23. He was 73. Known for his flamboyant and avant-garde style, Mugler changed...

Ma’s portrayal of the alienation felt by second generation immigrants like Candace points out a flaw in the American dream: Whatever capitalism offers, it also takes something away.

Review: ‘Severance’ eerily reflects a world wrecked by disease, money

Juliana George, news correspondent January 29, 2022

In 2018, just two years shy of the real-life pandemic, Ling Ma published her debut novel “Severance,” which follows cynical protagonist Candace Chen on her survival journey after a fictitious disease...

Theatre department Chair Antonio Ocampo-Guzman wants to diversify curriculum. Photo courtesy of Ocampo-Guzman

Northeastern students, faculty call for racial diversity, inclusion in theatre department

Annaliese Fagan, news correspondent January 26, 2022

In an effort to combat racism and create a more inclusive and diverse environment for students, Northeastern’s theatre department, under the leadership of department Chair Antonio Ocampo-Guzman, is beginning...

Tom Holland stars as Peter Parker/Spider-Man in Columbia Pictures SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOME. © 2012 Sony Pictures Digital Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Review: ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’ brings the beloved superhero back to his roots

Karissa Korman, deputy lifestyle editor January 4, 2022

The third and final act of Marvel Studios’ web-slinging superhero series, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” is the picture of Marvel at its best.  Fresh off Disney and Sony Pictures’ custody battle...

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Hollywood continues its reign of remakes

Laura Emde, news correspondent December 31, 2021

We live in a world of remakes — from new renditions of classic animated Disney films such as “Cinderella” or “Beauty and the Beast” to new versions of other time-honored favorites like “Little...

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‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’ demystifies female sexuality

Clara McCourt, managing editor December 20, 2021

“The Sex Lives of College Girls,” Mindy Kaling’s newest television series, is more than just a teen comedy. The HBO Max show, which premiered in November of this year, explores different avenues...

The 2021 SoWa Winter Festival instilled new hope in ambitious business owners.

2021 SoWa Winter Festival promotes unique food businesses

Crescent Huang, news correspondent December 19, 2021

Located in Boston’s South End, the SoWa Winter Festival made its first comeback since the beginning of the pandemic Dec. 3. Offering products ranging from hand-crafted art to chocolates, cookies and...

Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana in SPENCER. Courtesy of NEON via epk.tv

Review: ‘Spencer’ reveals the damsel in damnation behind Princess Diana’s exterior

Karissa Korman, deputy lifestyle editor December 17, 2021

Content warning: Discussion of suicide, self-harm and eating disorders. “Spencer” is a fraught 1990s family Christmas film, a love story of maternal devotion, a ghost story set in haunted houses...

The Sill on Newbury Street brings new life to the bustling hub for boutiques and restaurants.

The Sill brings new life to Newbury Street

Renée Abbott, news correspondent December 13, 2021

From Emily Mariko and her addictive recipes to videos of morning routines to become “that girl,” young people on social media have become accustomed to watching lifestyle influencers show them the...

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