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Carey Mulligan stars as Cassandra in director Emerald Fennell’s PROMISING YOUNG
WOMAN, a Focus Features release.

Review: ‘Promising Young Woman’ more than delivers on its promise

Hannah Rosman, news correspondent February 9, 2021

Content Warning: Discussion of sexual assault and suicide Spoilers for “Promising Young Woman” ahead One of the buzziest late-breaking entries in this Oscar season is Focus Features’ “Promising...

Farmers Horse Coffee, located on Massachusetts Ave., is one of many cafes who have pivoted with the onset and continued rise of COVID-19

‘It’s an ongoing struggle’: COVID-19 wreaks havoc on Boston cafe culture

Katie Mogg, news staff February 9, 2021

Before COVID-19 struck, students frequented cafes like Pavement Coffeehouse, Farmer's Horse Coffee and Solid Ground Cafe to study or socialize with friends. Now, students are forced to find alternative...

Before COVID-19, many people celebrated Lunar New Year in large groups, setting off firecrackers, sharing meals and spending time with family. This year, the festivities are virtual.

Out with the Rat, in with the Ox: Boston’s Asian communities prepare for virtual Lunar New Year

Kelly Chan, news staff February 2, 2021

During this time of year, Asian communities across the world come alive, with red and gold-accented lanterns in full bloom, lion dances performed in the streets and feasts upon feasts served in every household.  While...

With Valentines Day around the corner but the pandemic still in full swing, there are so many options to celebrate at a proper distance or virtually.

Column: 10 ways to safely spend the holiday of love during COVID-19

Katie Mogg, news staff February 1, 2021

Valentine’s Day is the single remaining holiday with festivities not yet altered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But unfortunately, the holiday’s fate is sealed. Although our nation’s efforts to roll out...

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Column: The LGBTQ+ community finds a new, family-friendly icon

Grace Comer, news staff January 31, 2021

A new face has joined the A-list of queer celebrities – JoJo Siwa. Siwa inspired a flurry of discussion Jan. 20 when she posted a TikTok video lip-syncing to Lady Gaga’s song “Born This Way.” “No...

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Settlers of Catan is one of many party games that can be played virtually

Column: A list of virtual party games to spice up quarantine

Grace Comer, news staff January 28, 2021

With COVID-19 safety restrictions back in full force on Northeastern’s campus, many students are once again searching for new ways to connect with each other. One way to meet new people and reconnect...

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Dark academia trend shines on TikTok

Jayden Khatib, managing editor January 27, 2021

While Angela Misutami, a sophomore at Providence College, was scrolling through TikTok, she found something odd. The app’s algorithm switched from videos related to Slytherin, her Hogwarts house, to...

Shonda Rhimes by Peabody Awards is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Shonda Rhimes is the creator of Bridgerton along with other popular shows like Greys Anatomy and How to Get Away with Murder.

Review: Netflix’s ‘Bridgerton’ features diverse cast but misses the mark

Sarah Barber, news correspondent January 26, 2021

Dearest Reader, the ton is abuzz with the start of the newest season.  Season one of “Bridgerton,” that is. After all, as Lady Whistledown says, “An appreciation of the arts is what lifts us...

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drivers license is a song about a breakup.

‘drivers license’ speeds to the top of the charts and hearts

Jessica Brite, news staff January 26, 2021

At 17 years old, many teenagers across the country get their driver’s license. Singer and actress Olivia Rodrigo of “High School Musical: The Musical: The Series” did just that, earning her the ability...

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The Golden Globe nominations will be announced Feb. 3, and Oscar nominations will be announced March 15.

With awards season soon, here is our second wave of predictions

Natalie Duerr, news staff January 24, 2021

2020 began as an uncertain year for film. Would studios hold their releases and only leave the few films released in January and February to be nominated this award season with theatres closed? While some...

Sisters Winnie and Karen Li share a love of food through their Instagram account, Quaraneat.

Quaraneat spreads accessibility, culture through love of food

Clara McCourt, deputy lifestyle editor January 24, 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, the world was gifted unlimited free time.  That’s when Winnie Li, a fourth-year health science major, began to spend her quarantined days in the kitchen....

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Review: TikTok introduces the future of theatre with ‘Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical’

Rachel Erwin, deputy lifestyle editor January 9, 2021

If someone had asked me to watch a TikTok musical a year ago, I would have laughed out loud. I hadn’t even downloaded the app, so the idea of its users creating a Broadway-style production would have...

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