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Review: ‘Black Panther’ is black excellence that hooks the world

Review: ‘Black Panther’ is black excellence that hooks the world

March 6, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Reviews

By Melissa Wells, news correspondent  Now the number one movie in the world and holding the highest rating of any film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise, “Black Panther” has the world captured within its claws. “Black Panther” is only the fifth movie to debut with more than $20...

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

Oscars 2018: The predictability of Best Picture

March 2, 2018


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle, Multimedia

By Lal Birali, guest columnist Unfortunately for this year's Academy Awards, all four acting categories seem to be decided. Barring any major upsets, prohibitive favorites will have won nearly every guild award this Oscar season. Those favorites are: Best Actor: Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour...

Portugal. The Man puts on ’60s-inspired show in Providence

Portugal. The Man puts on ’60s-inspired show in Providence

February 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Reviews

Photos and review by Riley Robinson Portugal. The Man’s performance in Providence Thursday was an ode to the garage band before GarageBand. Portugal. The Man, or PTM, is best-known for their platinum track “Feel It Still,” a head-bopping alt-rock crossover. The song won the group thei...

Ballroom Dance Club hosts speakeasy-themed swing dance

Ballroom Dance Club hosts speakeasy-themed swing dance

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

By Samuel Kim, deputy lifestyle editor An estimated 100 students attended a 1920s speakeasy-themed swing dance Friday night at the Curry Student Center Ballroom. The event, hosted by Northeastern’s Ballroom Dance Club, included beginner East Coast Swing lessons followed by dancing, a mocktail ba...

BØRNS delivers sold-out show at the House of Blues

BØRNS delivers sold-out show at the House of Blues

February 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Reviews

The ticket windows were plastered with “Sorry, sold out,” signs, and thousands stood in a line snaking around the House of Blues Sunday night. The rain didn’t matter. They were here to see BØRNS, the electro-alternative star behind hits like “10,000 Emerald Pools,” “Electric Love” a...

Gallery: Students create projects at HackBeanpot

Gallery: Students create projects at HackBeanpot

February 15, 2018


Filed under City, Photo Galleries

HackBeanpot, an annual Hackathon for Boston students, took place this weekend at Genuine in the South End. Thirty-one projects in all were submitted for judging, but an emphasis was placed on fun and creation. ...

2018 Beanpot Championship in Photos

2018 Beanpot Championship in Photos

February 15, 2018


Filed under Photo Galleries, Sports

A 30-year drought faced off against 30 Beanpot titles Monday night. A present-day power met its historical tormenter. For the first time since 1988, Northeastern fans watched their team claim the Beanpot championship just after 10 p.m. Monday.  Here is the 2018 Beanpot Championship Game from the eyes...

Lemieux exhibit advocates for progress

Lemieux exhibit advocates for progress

February 12, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

By Kate Coiro, news correspondent A patterned wallpaper and paper mache figure sounds conspicuous, but the award-winning exhibit it belongs to is hidden behind an unobtrusive wall on the second floor of the Museum of Fine Arts. Annette Lemieux's “Mise en Scene” exhibit received the Bos...

Harvard Square Business Association hosts 10th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival

Harvard Square Business Association hosts 10th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival

February 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Photo Galleries

By Claire Wallace and Alex Melagrano, news staff Harvard Square was completely packed for its 10th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival, which residents said brought in more people than ever before. The main event, a free chocolate tasting, was held Saturday in Brattle Square, but many restaurants in...

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