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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

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...

“A Christmas Story: The Musical” is an earnest and fanciful adaptation of the 1983 film thats sure to put anyone into the holiday spirit. Photo courtesy John Vitti.

“A Christmas Story: The Musical” marries holiday cheer with high-energy daydreams

Marta Hill, editor-in-chief December 11, 2021

“A Christmas Story: The Musical” is an earnest and fanciful adaptation of the 1983 film of the same name that's sure to put anyone, even a college student in the midst of finals, into the holiday spirit....

Melinda Lopez said she hopes her extensive research will help her show uplift underrepresented aspiring scientists. Photo courtesy Adam De Tour.

“Young Nerds of Color” amplifies underrepresented voices in science on stage

Alexis Zacharakos, news correspondent December 11, 2021

“Young Nerds of Color” is a visually dynamic theatrical production that sheds light on racial inequalities in STEM. As a show years in the making, playwright and Northeastern theatre professor Melinda...

“The Nutcracker” marks Boston Ballet’s triumphant return to the Citizens Bank Opera House.

Review: Boston Ballet’s ‘The Nutcracker’ provides welcome escape into childhood fantasy

Clara McCourt, managing editor December 8, 2021

Boston Ballet’s newest production of “The Nutcracker,” which runs at the Citizens Bank Opera House until Dec. 26, is an enormous feat of skill that brings new light to the holiday classic. The...

WRBB is Northeasterns student radio station.

WRBB student DJs persevere despite small audience

Trevor Gardemal, news correspondent December 8, 2021

The student DJs at WRBB, Northeastern’s campus radio station, work tirelessly to keep the station running 24/7. Despite all of their hard work, they can’t seem to rack up more than 30 listeners on...

Love Hard. (L to R) Darren Barnet as Tag and Jimmy O. Yang as Josh Lin in Love Hard. Photo Credit: Bettina Strauss/Netflix © 2021

Review: ‘Love Hard’ shows the problem with ‘colorblind’ rom-coms

Juliana George, news correspondent December 8, 2021

It’s December, which means that the weather is getting worse, grocery stores are playing Michael Bublé on a never-ending loop and a fresh onslaught of formulaic Christmas-themed romantic comedies is...

Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech by jpellgen (@1179_jp) is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Column: The late Virgil Abloh will go down as a modern fashion legacy

Antonia Sousa, news staff December 8, 2021

The recent death of fashion designer, DJ, entrepreneur and 21st-century-icon Virgil Abloh left shockwaves across industries. At 41, Abloh gained notoriety as a powerhouse in the fashion world. Most known...

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Jane Lynch comes to Boston for two-night only Christmas show

Rachel Erwin, managing editor December 2, 2021

Jane Lynch, former “Glee” star and two-time Emmy award winner, is coming to Boston this holiday season in her two-night performance, “A Swingin’ Little Christmas.” Joined by “The Office”...

John Schall, 70, is the owner of El Jefe’s, a fast-casual Mexican burrito chain with locations on college campuses throughout the Northeast — including on Huntington Avenue.

El Jefe’s Taqueria founder’s life story creates restaurant success across Boston

Matty Wasserman, news correspondent December 2, 2021

The line at El Jefe’s Taqueria stretches to the door. It’s 1:40 a.m., the wee hours of Sunday morning, and droves of college students wait eagerly for their late-night burritos. This is the brainchild...

The cast of Into the Woods performed the classic Sondheim musical  in Blackman Auditorium Nov. 19 and 20.

NU Stage returns to the theatre with ‘Into the Woods’

Karissa Korman, news correspondent December 1, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 19, and Saturday, Nov. 20, eager theatregoers filed into Blackman Auditorium for NU Stage Musical Theater Company’s rendition of “Into the Woods.” NU Stage is Northeastern University’s...

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