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The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

The independent student newspaper of Northeastern University

The Huntington News

Jake Guldin

Jake Guldin, Lifestyle Editor

Jake Guldin is a third-year media and screen studies and journalism major with a film production minor. He currently serves as the lifestyle editor of The News and, previously, was one of two deputy lifestyle editors. He's currently on co-op with TheStreet's Retirement Daily, writing and editing articles about personal finance. You can follow him @jakeguldin on Twitter — not "X," "Twitter."

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Isakov leans into the microphone, while Varney sings behind him. The Roadrunner show was part of his Appaloosa Bones Tour, named after his most recent album.

Review: Gregory Alan Isakov envelops fans in melancholic ballads at Roadrunner

Jake Guldin, lifestyle editor
November 16, 2023

His face shrouded by his signature fedora resting comfortably atop his head, Gregory Alan Isakov brought his often somber, folk-infused tunes to his second performance on Roadrunner’s stage Oct. 22. The...

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Customers line up outside the Apple store at 815 Boylston St. This years iPhone launch included the iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Unique features, shipping concerns compel locals to snag new iPhones on launch day

Jake Guldin, lifestyle editor
October 2, 2023

Dedicated Bostonians swarmed the Apple Store on Boylston Street Sept. 22, forming a lengthy line that wrapped around the building’s pristine exterior in the hopes of securing the latest iPhone on the...

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Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Creed in Creed III. “Creed III” manages to thrive on a plethora of knock-out performances and sharp direction — elements that often tend to be absent from comparable films. Photo courtesy Ser Baffo of Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures.

Review: ‘Creed III’ holds its own in the ever-expanding sea of blockbuster fare

Jake Guldin, deputy lifestyle editor
March 14, 2023

Over the past decade, once-beloved, dormant franchises — “Jurassic Park,” “Top Gun” and “Halloween,” just to name a few — have returned to the silver screen, yielding mixed results. Building...

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Review: ‘Knock at the Cabin’ is Shyamalan’s best in years — but that isn’t saying much

Jake Guldin, deputy lifestyle editor
February 17, 2023

Following the critical and commercial successes of M. Night Shyamalan’s first two features at the turn of the 21st century, Newsweek boldly heralded the auteur as “the next Spielberg.” In the decades...

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Lucy Dacus took to the stage Jan. 29 in Blackman Auditorium to put on a mellow acoustic performance. Audience members journeyed from as far as Middletown, Connecticut to see Dacus in person.

Lucy Dacus takes the ‘Night Shift’ at Northeastern

Jake Guldin, deputy lifestyle editor
February 6, 2023

In the dimly lit Blackman Auditorium Jan. 29, singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus emerged, guitar in hand, to the delight of an audience best characterized by their affinity for Dr. Martens’ boots.  Dacus...

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57 Questions with Clay Cave President James Muslu

57 Questions with Clay Cave President James Muslu

Renée Abbott and Jake Guldin
February 2, 2023

Learn more about Northeastern's brand new ceramics club from president James Muslu. Tune in to hear about his past sculptures, his instagram captions and his experience as being a premed mechanical engineering...

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The News presents ‘Lifestyle Wrapped 2022’

The News presents ‘Lifestyle Wrapped 2022’

Juliana George, Cathy Ching, and Jake Guldin
January 12, 2023

In 2022, Lifestyle had a lot to write about. The writers and staff that contributed to this section commented on prominent moments in pop culture, covered local art and music events and reviewed countless...

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Review: Steven Spielberg re-examines the highs, lows of his youth with ‘The Fabelmans’

Jake Guldin, deputy lifestyle editor
November 30, 2022

Recently, a plethora of renowned auteurs — Kenneth Branagh, James Gray and Paolo Sorrentino, to name a few — have turned to their childhoods for inspiration. The result is a myriad of semi-autobiographical...

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Comedians Hasan Minhaj and Jaboukie Young-White took to Matthews Arena Nov. 10, delivering an evening of stand-up comedy, dynamic dialogue and more.  Minhaj and Young-White tackled trivial topics, like the best cereal consumption method, and serious concerns, such as the financial strain induced by predatory student loans.

‘A Conversation with Hasan Minhaj’ provides hearty laughs to campus community

Jake Guldin, deputy lifestyle editor
November 28, 2022

Comedians Hasan Minhaj and Jaboukie Young-White took to Matthews Arena Nov. 10, delivering an evening of stand-up comedy, dynamic dialogue and more for  “A Conversation with Hasan Minhaj” organized...

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Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár in Tár (2022). Photo courtesy Focus Features.

Review: Todd Field brilliantly orchestrates one woman’s downfall in ‘Tár’

Jake Guldin, deputy lifestyle editor
November 27, 2022

To say a lot has changed in the 16 years since a Todd Field feature graced the silver screen would be an understatement. During his absence, social media’s dominance has emerged, progressive movements...

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Review: ‘All the Beauty and the Bloodshed’ is a stunning testament to the efficacy of activism in the arts

Jake Guldin, news correspondent
November 7, 2022

The arts are far too often deemed incapable of acting as vehicles for meaningful social change. At best, they are reduced to mere entertainment for the masses; at worst, they are labeled an exclusionary...

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57 Questions with Cheese Club Presidents Shaked Lotem and Toby Van Schaick

57 Questions with Cheese Club Presidents Shaked Lotem and Toby Van Schaick

Renée Abbott and Jake Guldin
October 22, 2022

You mozza-really don't want to miss this interview. Host Renée Abbott interviews NU Cheese Club presidents Shaked Lotem and Toby Van Schaick and asks them about their favorite cheese, favorite late night...

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Review: Queer love, history, culture are front and center in deftly humorous ‘Bros’

Jake Guldin, news correspondent
October 16, 2022

This year has seen a widespread rejuvenation of romantic comedy films. From massive theatrical releases like “The Lost City” to streaming juggernauts like “Fire Island,” audiences have been presented...

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57 Questions with Sailing Team Captain Reid Wishner

57 Questions with Sailing Team Captain Reid Wishner

Renée Abbott and Jake Guldin
October 11, 2022

We learn more about Reid Wishner and the NU sailing team on a picturesque afternoon at the Charles River. Hear him discuss how many times he has capsized, his favorite famous Tom and why people commonly...

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Ana de Armas stars as Marilyn Monroe in Andrew Dominiks Blonde. Photo courtesy of Netflix. © 1997-2016 Netflix, Inc. All rights reserved.

Review: ‘Blonde’ lacks anything substantive beneath its gorgeous facade

Jake Guldin, news correspondent
October 5, 2022

After 10 years of production stalls, casting switch-ups and distribution struggles, Andrew Dominik has finally completed his quest to bring “Blonde” — author Joyce Carol Oates’ fictionalized account...

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57 Questions with LMA President Alex Eubanks

57 Questions with LMA President Alex Eubanks

Renée Abbott and Jake Guldin
September 22, 2022

Learn about Northeastern's Live Music Association and hear about Alex's red flags, whether or not he can do a backflip and who his favorite member of One Direction is.

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The Northman is director Robert Eggers latest work. The film takes viewers on a vast, brutal journey through Viking territory. Aidan Monaghan / © 2022 Focus Features, LLC

Review: Herculean storytelling shines in ‘The Northman’

Jake Guldin, news correspondent
April 27, 2022

Women and children weep as heads roll and villages burn in director Robert Eggers’s bloody and violent revenge epic, “The Northman.”  Focus Features’ latest release follows Amleth (Alexander...

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