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Whole Foods Market near Back Bay makes pumpkin picking easier for locals this season. Tune into these media picks to get into the swing of the season.

Column: Get in the mood for autumn with these media picks

Sophia Haydon-Khan, news correspondent September 30, 2022

For anyone looking to get into the autumn mood, look no further than these songs, movies, shows and books that pair perfectly with the crisp crunch of fallen leaves and a cup of warm cider.  Songs “1979,”...

When Netflix announced the cancelation of First Kill, fans voiced their criticism online. Courtesy of Netflix. © 1997-2016 Netflix, Inc. All rights reserved.

Column: Major studios’ strike against sapphic stories cannot be ignored

Sarah Popeck, news correspondent September 28, 2022

Many viewers who identify as queer find it hard to relate to characters in film and television, especially when popular sapphic projects continue to be cancelled, scrapped and pulled away from big screen...

Do Revenge premiered on Netflix Sept. 17. Courtesy of Netflix. © 1997-2016 Netflix, Inc. All rights reserved.

Review: ‘Do Revenge’ fuses modern storytelling, cult classic films

Megan Canizares, news correspondent September 27, 2022

Netflix’s new original film, “Do Revenge,” escapes from the streaming platform’s usual cookie-cutter plots and transcends audience expectations. What seems to start as an everyday high school revenge...

“Love on the Brain is Ali Hazelwood’s sophomore novel.

Review: ‘Love on the Brain’ tests the limits of romantic comedy tropes

Cynthia Chen, news correspondent September 26, 2022

What would Marie Curie do if she found out she was the posthumous lead inspiration for Ali Hazelwood’s newest book? (Seriously, Curie is mentioned more than 100 times throughout the story.)  “Love...

Dreamer Boy, or Zach Taylor, is a Nashville-based artist. The lo-fi singer kicked off AfterHours programming for the fall semester Sept. 15.

Dreamer Boy kicks off AfterHours concerts for fall semester

Gracie Vogel, news correspondent September 26, 2022

The Northeastern Council for University Programs hosted lo-fi artist Dreamer Boy to kick off AfterHours programming for the fall semester Sept. 15.  Dreamer Boy, or Zach Taylor, is a Nashville-based...

Review: ‘Barbarian’ is best left unspoiled

Review: ‘Barbarian’ is best left unspoiled

Ben Churney, news correspondent September 23, 2022

The phrase, “You never know what’s coming next,” is an audience favorite when discussing films. However, “Barbarian” goes beyond that familiar adage. “Barbarian” is a horror-mystery film...

Multilevel marketing recruiters have cranked up the heat beneath college campuses. Growing economic uncertainty and competitive pressure make students more vulnerable than ever to less-than-orthodox work opportunities.

College students are the new recruits in multilevel marketing schemes

Karissa Korman, lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

Whether it comes as a suspicious direct message on Instagram or as a text from a distant high school acquaintance, the script rarely wavers: “Hey, boss babe! I have an opportunity for you.”  Messages...

At first glance, recent reboots of television programs that reigned supreme during the 2000s and early 2010s are trying to improve upon their predecessors shortcomings. But a closer look at some revived projects reveals that television leaders still hesitate to embrace diversity on-and-off screen.

Column: Television reboots revive flawed representation amid demand for diversity

Cathy Ching, deputy lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

The early 2000s are making a comeback to modern television — this time, with more diversity.  Heeding criticism about the lack of diversity in television, Hollywood producers have rebooted shows...

Not Okay examines the addicting, if unpredictable, brevity of fame found online. Directed by Quinn Shephard, the film premiered on Hulu this summer.

Review: Hulu’s ‘Not Okay’ explores the toxicity of fame on the internet

Juliana George, deputy lifestyle editor September 7, 2022

Movies about getting too famous too fast and sacrificing integrity to get there are nothing new — but Quinn Shephard’s sophomore film “Not Okay,” which premiered on Hulu July 29, gives the genre...

Recent Northeastern graduate Brooke Di Spirito helmed a musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgeralds The Beautiful and the Damned. The production showed in New York July 1-3. Photo courtesy of Jason Keswani.

Northeastern alum premieres new musical in New York

Brenna Thornton, news correspondent July 10, 2022

At the start of the month, a musical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Beautiful and Damned,” created by Northeastern alum Brooke Di Spirito, a 2021 Northeastern graduate, premiered...

Musical artist Harry Styles much-anticipated third album Harrys House brings a new, intimate sound to the singers repertoire. Styles performed songs from the album at a concert with fans Friday.

Review: Harry Styles makes himself at home on Harry’s House

Clara McCourt, news staff May 22, 2022

What do a two and a half year hiatus, a Better Homes and Gardens spread and a bona fide rock star have in common? Welcome to Harry’s House.  Harry’s House, Harry Styles’ hotly anticipated third...

Author Emily Henrys third novel Book Lovers released this May. The novel reimagines conventional romantic comedy tropes.

Review: ‘Book Lovers’ turns the romantic comedy inside out

Clara McCourt, news staff May 19, 2022

Everyone’s seen the Hallmark movie: a big city hotshot is forced into some humdrum — yet charming — Middle America small town. Their life is forever changed by some idealized rough-around-the-edges...

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