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Boston Calling 2018 in photos

Boston Calling is marking its tenth iteration this year. The music festival has significantly grown in size since its inauguration in 2013.

May 31, 2018

Photos by Alex Melagrano, news staff Boston Calling, Boston's premier music festival, returned to it's new home at the Harvard Athletics Complex for a second year in 2018.  With dozens of artists performing across the three-day event, a plethora of local restaurants serving up a wide variety of...

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

May 28, 2018

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

Fans wait outside of the Blue Stage before Brockhampton appears.

May 27, 2018

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

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...

Review: Andy Grammer delivers energetic and soulful show

Andy Grammer performs at a packed Paradise Rock Club. / Photo by Riley Robinson

Samuel Kim

April 15, 2018

The marquee in front of Paradise Rock Club read “Sold Out” Friday night. Under it, hundreds ranging from elementary-age children to the elderly stood in a line that stretched down Commonwealth Avenue. They all awaited their chance to see Andy Grammer on tour for his latest album, “The Good P...

NU & Improv’d performs with local improv groups

George LaBour of NU & Improv'd entertains the audience. / Photo by Ashley Wong

April 11, 2018

By Claire Wallace, news staff NU & Improv’d hit the stage Sunday night for an evening of laughter. The 14th Annual Beanpot of Comedy was held in Blackman Auditorium and featured the Northeastern improv team, Boston University’s Liquid Fun and Suffolk University’s Seriously Bent. ...

UTSAV presents annual ‘Nataraj’ culture showcase

Actors present 'Keeping up with the Kapoors.' / Photo courtesy Riley Robinson

April 6, 2018

By Evelyn Bleed, news correspondent Northeastern’s South Asian student group held its annual culture showcase “Nataraj: Keeping Up With The Kapoors” Saturday evening in Blackman Auditorium. The show, hosted by Northeastern University’s South Asian Community, or UTSAV, exhibited singing, dancin...

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

Review: James Bay serenades a packed Royale with new style

April 6, 2018

Photos and review by Alex Melagrano and Lauren Scornavacca, news staff. James Bay may not have released his album yet, nor is he on a large tour with shows in massive arenas, but his intimate performance at Royale Thursday night was all but quiet. The sold-out show had fans spilling over balc...

Fashion and Retail Society hosts 50s British-inspired show

A model poses for the camera. / Photo by Riley Robinson

April 5, 2018

By Evelyn Bleed, news correspondent Northeastern’s Fashion and Retail Society marked their eighth annual fashion show Friday, expressing the rebellious nature of youth fashion modeled by Northeastern students in a sold-out Curry Student Center quad. The show featured two major looks: one cle...

Student startup inspires young tour guides

Two travelers represent EXPLORAC in Bangkok, Thailand. / Photo courtesy EXPLORAC

April 4, 2018

By Claire Wallace, news staff Last year, Lucrezia Seneso took third place in Northeastern’s startup challenge. Now, her five-person tour company spans three cities, where it employs students as specialized tour guides. The company, EXPLORAC, gives local residents the opportunity to act as tour g...

Filipino student club celebrates 20th anniversary

Dancers pose during the finale. / Photo by Samuel Kim

Samuel Kim

March 28, 2018

Barkada. You may recognize that word as the name of Northeastern’s Filipino student organization. It means “a group of friends” in Tagalog, the national language of the Philippines. It also reflects two central aspects of Filipino culture that the club was founded on: fellowship and unity. ...

Students enjoy energetic Ravyn Lenae and Asoh Black! show

Ravyn Lenae performs. / Photo by Alex Melagrano

March 28, 2018

By Bradley Fargo, news correspondent A day after her first headliner show at The Middle East Nightclub’s Sonia venue, Ravyn Lenae played an AfterHours concert Thursday alongside openers Asoh Black! and sndwn. Hosted by the Council for University Programs, the show was free to all Northeastern students. S...