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Northeastern color run not deterred by gloomy weather

Northeastern color run not deterred by gloomy weather

September 19, 2018


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By Erin Merkel, news correspondent  The morning of Sept. 15, the Resident Student Association and Fit NU hosted Color Me Fit on Northeastern’s campus to promote student health and fitness. Color Me Fit is an on-campus run for Northeastern students that was inspired by the popular nationwide Co...

“Between Riverside and Crazy” takes on police violence, class and race

“Between Riverside and Crazy” takes on police violence, class and race

September 19, 2018


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By Julia Crooijmans, news staff After falling prey to injustice and misfortune in his former life Walter “Pops” Washington (Tyrees Allen) tenaciously battles to keep all he has left — his rent-controlled apartment on the Upper West Side. This home serves as the set on which the play “Between ...

No Jokes improv troupe entertains with “Welcome Quack”

No Jokes improv troupe entertains with “Welcome Quack”

September 19, 2018


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By Iman Khan, news correspondent Northeastern’s in-house improv troupe, No Jokes, kicked off their first improv show of the year on Sept. 11 in Afterhours. The show was the start to a new year of improv, for returning and new audience members. By showcasing both reoccurring and new skits, the ni...

Review: “The Niceties” plays nice with campus race relations

Review: “The Niceties” plays nice with campus race relations

September 19, 2018


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By Juan Ramirez, lifestyle critic Young and old, black and white, left and far-left battle it out in “The Niceties,” Huntington Theatre Company’s season opener which had its world premiere Wednesday night. If only the battles onstage weren’t taking place all around us, in real time, in mu...

Boston local food festival draws thousands

Boston local food festival draws thousands

September 19, 2018


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By Samantha Barry, news correspondent  The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts held its ninth annual Boston Local Food Festival on the Rose Kennedy Greenway last Sunday, inviting nearly 80 vendors to showcase their products and talk about sustainable living. Advertised as “the nation's...

The SoWa Open Market celebrates local artisans

The SoWa Open Market celebrates local artisans

September 19, 2018


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By Estelle De Zan (news correspondent) The day lolled to an end. People fanned their faces and weaved in and out of the market stands in search of shade as they perused the assortment of goods for sale. Vendors were sitting down, most of them accompanied by a partner, engaging in small talk and sm...

Eminem, Khalid, and others bring high energy to Boston Calling’s final day

May 28, 2018


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Story by Derek Schuster, photos by Alex Melagrano, news staff   Boston Calling’s 2018 edition came to a close on Sunday, with Eminem headlining the festival’s final night in Allston. The balmy weather of the previous two days was traded for a rainy chill as fans bundled up to hear th...

Boston Calling continues with good weather and better performances

Boston Calling continues with good weather and better performances

May 27, 2018


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Story by Derek Schuster, photos by Alex Melagrano, news staff The warm weather continued in Allston as Boston Calling entered its second day on Saturday, led by Jack White as the night’s headliner. A steady stream of hard rock on one side of the festival and hip-hop/R&B on the other provid...

Boston Calling starts off with a bang in 2018

Boston Calling starts off with a bang in 2018

May 26, 2018


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Story by Derek Schuster, photos by Alex Melagrano, news staff Boston Calling kicked off its 2018 edition on Friday, with The Killers headlining the first night of the three-day festival. The event, held at the Harvard Athletic Complex for only the second time after moving from City Hall Plaza...

Pop-Up Magazine brings longform stories to the stage

Pop-Up Magazine brings longform stories to the stage

May 16, 2018


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By Allie Kuo On May 19, Pop-Up Magazine, a live show that combines the power of storytelling with visuals and an accompanying orchestra, is coming to Emerson’s Cutler Majestic Theatre. Created in 2009 by founder and editor-in-chief Doug McGray, Pop-Up Magazine was conceived as a way to fill a niche where s...

Boston Calling aims high for 2018 with impressive lineup and widespread festival upgrades

Boston Calling aims high for 2018 with impressive lineup and widespread festival upgrades

May 9, 2018


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By Alex Melagrano, news staff Boston’s favorite music festival is back for 2018, sporting an impressive set of performers and the largest food and drink lineup to date. Returning to the Harvard Athletic Complex for a second year, the festival organizers addressed many of the growing pains which aros...

Northeastern falls to UMass in Cardi B Tinder contest

Northeastern falls to UMass in Cardi B Tinder contest

April 19, 2018


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By Samuel Kim, news staff After three weeks of intense competition, Northeastern placed second in the Tinder Campus Swipe Off Contest, narrowly missing a chance to attend a free concert with rapper Cardi B. Northeastern’s second-place finish to the University of Massachusetts Amherst is noteworth...

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