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Column: 10 books to finish up the fall 

Yeva Khranovska, news correspondent November 27, 2021

With fall well underway, nothing beats curling up with a good book on a chilly evening. Thriller, mystery and horror genres mark the shift from warm and sunny days to cold and windy ones. Here’s a...

Pound, a unique workout class offered at the Huntington Avenue YMCA, is the perfect combination of cardio, strength training and pilates.

Column: 5 unique exercise spots in Boston

Jessica Xing, news correspondent November 27, 2021

Working out at the gym everyday can be rewarding, but it’s still difficult for many students to find the motivation. Luckily, Boston holds many different classes that can help students exercise in a...

Ten people died at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston Nov. 7. Frank Schwichtenberg via Wikimedia Commons, licensed BY-SA 4.0.

Students react to Astroworld Festival tragedy

Lily Elwood, deputy lifestyle editor November 18, 2021

Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival attracted hundreds of thousands of concertgoers eager to attend after it was cancelled for the past two years. Fans, all clamoring to see Travis Scott himself, could...

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Cast, crew of “King Richard” share commitment to family, accuracy

Clara McCourt, lifestyle editor November 17, 2021

Warner Brothers' newest film “King Richard” centers the remarkable true story of Richard Williams (Will Smith), father of tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams, training his daughters from the courts...

Students gather in Matthews Arena to see Homecoming Headliners Ali Wong and Jonathan van Ness. Courtesy of CUP and Kyle Daudelin Photography.

2021 Homecoming Headliners foster connection among Huskies

Katie Mogg, deputy lifestyle editor November 13, 2021

In-person homecoming events are back and better than ever. Northeastern’s Council for University Programs, or CUP, invited comedians Ali Wong, Jonathan Van Ness and Sheng Wang to tell their best jokes...

Jeremy T. Thomas and Keri Russell in the film ANTLERS. Photo by Kimberley French. © 2021 20th Century Studios All Rights Reserved

Review: ‘Antlers’ is a creature flick bogged down by drama

Erin Fine, news correspondent November 10, 2021

“Antlers” is director Scott Cooper’s first foray into horror — backed by monster mastermind Guillermo del Toro — combining the real-world horror of the opioid epidemic and familial abuse with...

Despite the negative effects of sleep deprivation, college students can’t seem to help themselves from pulling all-nighters to study for exams and complete assignments.

All-nighters carry negative effects on students, cause biological harm

Sarah Barber, news staff November 9, 2021

Content warning: Mention of suicidal ideation and mental health struggles Experts agree: Sleep is one of the most essential facets of human health.  Humans cannot function without it, yet it is...

Harry Styles wore custom Gucci on both nights of Harryween — two Halloween-themed shows of his ongoing “Love on Tour.

Column: Harryween empowers the queer community with style

Trisha Fernando, news correspondent November 8, 2021

As the clock struck 8 p.m. on the night of Oct. 30, the floors of Madison Square Garden, or MSG, were blanketed in the stray feathers of colorful boas from glamorous concert-goers. The night’s costume...

Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges in 20th Century Studios’ THE LAST DUEL. Photo credit: Patrick Redmond. © 2021 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved. via Getty Images.

Review: ‘The Last Duel’ is a war epic for the modern day

Rachel Solomon, news correspondent November 7, 2021

Ridley Scott’s newest film “The Last Duel” is a medieval epic tackling issues that remain extremely important today. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Eric Jager. A true...

A black sheep in the festive moniker realm of “pumpkin spice” and “spooky” season that conjures up images of Starbucks lattes and pumpkin patches, “Sad Girl Autumn” marks the beginning of an unrelenting slew of releases from musicians with infamous reputations for the dreary and depressing. 

Column: ‘Sad Girl Autumn’ sends leaves and emotions spiraling down

Karissa Korman, news correspondent November 5, 2021

The perfect soundtrack to long solo walks beneath Boston’s overcast sky, dodging leaf-strewn puddles and uneven cobblestone sidewalks, will land on Spotify this fall.  Shorter days and sub-60 degree...

Practical Magic portrays universal truths about love and relationships.

Horror Rewind: ‘Practical Magic’ is a witch chick flick that will never go out of style

Emma Magioncalda, news correspondent October 26, 2021

“Practical Magic” reminds us of the ancient and powerful magic of sisterhood, healing, love and ‘90s pop anthems. There’s nothing like a witchy cult classic to get a viewer into the fall spirit.  The...

The most captivating thing about “Midsommar” —  the thing that has kept audiences watching it again and again — is that viewers are faced with cult indoctrination alongside Dani.

Horror Rewind: Two years later, ‘Midsommar’ still preys on empathy

Lily Elwood, deputy lifestyle editor October 26, 2021

Two long years have passed since the iconic release of A24’s “Midsommar” in 2019, but the film still remains equally as unsettling and chilling as ever. Ari Aster, the film’s director, managed...

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