The Huntington News

NU Stage shifts to an upbeat theme with “Light Up the World”

NU Stage shifts to an upbeat theme with “Light Up the World”

Ali Dusinberre, lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019

Northeastern’s premier student-run musical theatre group NU Stage held the second and final showing of its spring 2019 revue “Light Up the World” Sunday night in Blackman Auditorium. The show broke the group’s trend of darkly-themed productions such as “Cabaret” and “Spring Awakening” by c...

“Booksmart” aims to be the anthem of a generation

“Booksmart” aims to be the anthem of a generation

Juan A. Ramirez, news correspondent

April 17, 2019

As part of a publicity road trip, some of the cast and crew of the upcoming comedy “Booksmart” stopped in Boston last Thursday to speak with college journalists after a special preview screening. The team consisted of director Olivia Wilde, writer Katie Silberman and stars Beanie Feldstein and Kait...

Treble on Huntington brings rock flair to AfterHours

Treble on Huntington brings rock flair to AfterHours

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019

Wearing denim, leather, fishnet stockings and Beatles T-shirts, Northeastern a cappella group Treble on Huntington took the stage at AfterHours for “Rockappella,” their end-of-semester showcase, with three other college groups Sunday night. The show was an opportunity for Treble on Huntington to perform ...

Event Calendar: Thursday, April 18 – Wednesday, April 24

Event Calendar: Thursday, April 18 – Wednesday, April 24

Morgan Lloyd, deputy lifestyle editor

April 17, 2019

Thursday, April 18, Gender Bending Fashion on Film: Liquid Sky The Museum of Fine Arts kicks off its Gender Bending Fashion on Film series with the ’80s cult classic film “Liquid Sky.” The film follows an alien invasion set against the excesses of the New Wave fashion scene. The Gender Bending Fa...

Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ gets serious but falls short

Review: ‘Pet Sematary’ gets serious but falls short

Christopher Kelly, news staff

April 10, 2019

“Pet Sematary” begins as most horror movie remakes do, full of respect to the original source material but featuring obvious refinement to set pieces and plot holes. However, despite improvement across the board in terms of acting and writing, the film fails to deliver a satisfying conclusion and, fo...

Students form a community of competition at Survivor Northeastern

Students form a community of competition at Survivor Northeastern

Jenna Clark, news staff

April 10, 2019

On the first day of competition at Survivor Northeastern, between 16 and 20 competitors show up with no idea of what to expect. They listen to the host explain the rules of the game before they go outside and are bombarded with cameras in their faces and a drone in the sky. Players receive buffs and ...

Event Calendar: Thursday, April 11 – Wednesday, April 17

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

April 10, 2019

Thursday, April 11, Castle of our Skins Presents Legacy The concert and educational series Castle of our Skins, which uses music to celebrate and educate viewers on Black heritage and culture, brings this program to honor the legends of past and present whose lives and work hold a lasting influenc...

Springfest 2019 blends genres with 2 Chainz, King Princess and MisterWives

Springfest 2019 blends genres with 2 Chainz, King Princess and MisterWives

Ali Dusinberre, deputy lifestyle editor

April 10, 2019

Students filed into Matthews Arena Saturday night to see 2 Chainz, King Princess and MisterWives perform live at Northeastern’s annual Springfest concert, hosted by the Council for University Programs, or CUP. From MisterWives’ cheerful melodies to King Princess’ raw, refreshing pop and 2 Chainz...

Q&A: Ilyse Robbins finds new challenge choreographing ‘Once’

Q&A: Ilyse Robbins finds new challenge choreographing ‘Once’

Juan A. Ramirez, news correspondent

April 10, 2019

Even with a long, fruitful career in theatre, Ilyse Robbins is still finding new ways to challenge herself. Robbins, who will bring her Musical Theatre Technique course back to Northeastern in Fall 2019 after first teaching at the university in 2017, said choreographing SpeakEasy Stage’s production ...

‘Own It’ provides novel perspective for confronting anxiety

‘Own It’ provides novel perspective for confronting anxiety

Nia Beckett, lifestyle editor

April 3, 2019

Managing anxiety can be difficult, and everyone in college has either grappled with it or knows someone who has. Bestselling author Caroline Foran is here to help with her book, “Own It: Make Your Anxiety Work for You.” Originally titled “Owning It: Your Bullsh*t Free Guide To Living With Anxiety...

Walker Hayes’ Dream On It tour marks a dream fulfilled

Walker Hayes’ Dream On It tour marks a dream fulfilled

Riley Robinson, news staff

April 3, 2019

Two years after Walker Hayes’ last performance in Boston, his high-spirited Dream On It tour marked a sweet stage of career metamorphosis. At House of Blues on March 23, the pop-country artist recalled the last time he stood on that stage as the opening act for Dan + Shay’s Obsessed tour in D...

Electronic DJ Big Wild brings Superdream Tour to Boston

Electronic DJ Big Wild brings Superdream Tour to Boston

Melis Tirhi, news correspondent

April 3, 2019

Electronic DJ and Massachusetts native Jackson Stell, known professionally as Big Wild, played at Royale Boston March 27 night as part of his Superdream tour. The tour was a great endeavor for Big Wild, who served as the primary lyricist, singer and songwriter. His album “Superdream” targets ev...