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The corset has become a modern symbol of sexual empowerment.

Bound with history, corsets stage a comeback on TikTok

Annetta Stogniew, news correspondent February 23, 2021

Gen-Z’s favorite source of information, TikTok, has crowned this winter’s ultimate fashion trend: the corset.  A trend often associated with confinement may seem out of place in a time charged...

Mi Casa, your Casa 2.0 is on display at Seaport Common until March 14

‘Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0’ at Seaport Common evokes themes of home, childhood

Gwen Egan, news correspondent February 22, 2021

Boston’s Seaport installation “Mi Casa, Your Casa 2.0” plays on themes of childhood and home, while remaining six feet apart. Installed on the Seaport Common, this art installation by Hector Esware...

The cast of Schitts Creek reunited for an event through Northeastern CUP Feb. 13.

‘Schitt’s Creek’ comes to Northeastern (virtually)

Luiza Loyo, news staff February 22, 2021

After its critically acclaimed final season and historic sweep of the Emmy Awards, no one could stop talking about the hit TV series “Schitt’s Creek.” Centered around a rich family who loses all...

Michaela Coel stars in I May Destroy You now streaming on HBO Max.

Review: Making sense of the senseless: Coel’s ‘I May Destroy You’ is this year’s biggest Golden Globe snub

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 19, 2021

Content warning: Mentions of sexual assault and rape Michaela Coel’s “I May Destroy You” is a sublime piece of autofiction; it is a profoundly personal epic that is somehow both of the moment...

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Review: ‘Absolute Proof’ is just as bad as you’d expect

Noah Colbert, news staff February 19, 2021

The last month hasn’t exactly been a fruitful one for MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell. Lindell was banned from Twitter on Jan. 26, for consistently parroting discredited election fraud conspiracies. Lindell...

Black Histories, Black Future will be on display until June 20, 2021.

Review: A year later, ‘Black Histories, Black Futures,’ exhibit is as relevant as ever

Chelsea Henderson, news correspondent February 16, 2021

Walking into the Mary Stamas Gallery of the Museum of Fine Arts, or MFA, in Boston, you’re greeted by an etching of a giant head. Created by John Wilson in 2003, “Monumental Head” is a black and...

We Are Observing Social Distance by byronv2 is licensed with CC BY-NC 2.0. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/2.0/ With social distancing measures in place due to the pandemic, the dating scene has taken a toll.

COVID-19 pandemic takes toll on college dating scene

Madison Neuner, news correspondent February 16, 2021

When Alena Porter, a fifth-year electrical and computer engineering combined major, downloaded Hinge in September, it was because after months of quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, she was beginning...

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The Boston Globe celebrates Black History Month with a film festival

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 14, 2021

To commemorate Black History Month, the Boston Globe is hosting a digital film festival,  honoring films that document the Black experience. Films range from newly released to tried and true classics,...

Photo courtesy Shira Weiss.

Students reimagine theatre, debut ‘How to Survive a Pandemic’

Grace Comer, news staff February 12, 2021

The magic of the theatre is in the audience engagement and intimacy of the show – a key feature that separates it from film – and that is now missing from digital performances. Northeastern University...

Zendaya (left) and Hunter Schafer (right) starred in their own special episodes of Euphoria as a prelude to the upcoming second season.

Review: ‘Euphoria’ special episodes ground series in reality

Lily Elwood, news correspondent February 9, 2021

“Euphoria,” HBO’s hit TV show, is back with two special episodes as a way to hold the show’s fans over until the postponed season two arrives. These new installments in the “Euphoria” series...

“Minari” debuted January 2020 at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic and Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic. 

(L-R) Alan S. Kim, Steven Yeun, Noel Cho, Yeri Han

Column: ‘Minari’ is not foreign. It’s as American as it gets

Natalie Duerr, news staff February 9, 2021

Last week, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, or HFPA, released this year’s Golden Globe nominees. Films such as “Mank,” “Promising Young Woman” and “Nomadland” found themselves up...

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D.C. transforms into a fashion capital for Inauguration

Jessica Brite, news staff February 9, 2021

In the 2004 movie “Mean Girls,” Karen Smith famously said, “On Wednesdays we wear pink.” On Inauguration Day, which also fell on a Wednesday, many notable people dressed to impress. Something about...

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