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Nor’easters host concert with local a cappella groups

Nor’easters host concert with local a cappella groups

April 8, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Samuel Kim, lifestyle co-editor A cappella singers were bathed in soft sunlight as they performed in the lobby of the Behrakis Health Science Center Sunday afternoon. The singers stood on the steps in the lobby and performed to a crowd of more than 100 without any microphones or special lighting e...

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

Review: ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ is good for laughs, bad for plot

February 15, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Glenn Billman and Morgan Lloyd, news staff If Stetson West Eatery’s recent porn viewing wasn’t enough for you, “Fifty Shades Freed” is playing in theatres nationwide. For a good laugh with pals or for the chance to watch sex in public, we highly recommend it. If you care about anything ...

Column: Grammys are outdated, overrated

Column: Grammys are outdated, overrated

February 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

By Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist Is your brain fried from reading too many Grammy think pieces yet? Is there a slight ache in your temple from reading numerous headlines like “The most political moments from the Grammys” and “Did Beyonce get snubbed again?” Do your eyeballs hurt from...

Column: Grammys must adapt or die

Column: Grammys must adapt or die

February 16, 2017


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Juan A. Ramirez, A&E columnist “Believe the people. Believe the ones who’d rather watch select performances from your program on YouTube the day after because your show puts them to sleep.” So goes Frank Ocean’s fantastic Tumblr-posted clapback at the Grammy producers who wrongly claimed...

Angela Davis honored at Berklee’s “Black Lives Matter” concert

Angela Davis honored at Berklee’s “Black Lives Matter” concert

September 21, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Nainika Vaidya, news correspondent Students from three Boston colleges performed a concert at the Berklee Performance Centre on Tuesday, Sept. 20 in honor of prominent activist, educator and former leader of the Communist Party USA Angela Davis. Musicians from Emerson College, the Boston Conser...

Race in pop music should jumpstart conversations

Race in pop music should jumpstart conversations

February 11, 2016


Filed under Opinion

Sunday’s Super Bowl, a hard-fought 24-10 victory for the Denver Broncos, was, by many accounts, not the most compelling football game in recent memory. Aside from mediocre play, the event was dominated by its halftime show. An aging Coldplay, peddling a multicolored message of peace, dusted off a collect...

Singing, songwriting, two very different vocations

Singing, songwriting, two very different vocations

September 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson are widely regarded as two of the greatest artists in the history of music: Presley as the king of rock-n-roll and Jackson the king of pop. Both had amazing voices that compelled you to sing along and get up on your feet to dance. However, there is something significantly...

Event Calendar: Sept. 4-10

Event Calendar: Sept. 4-10

September 3, 2014


Filed under event calendar, Lifestyle

By Rowena Lindsay, Deputy Inside Editor Entry of The Week: Sunday, September 7 As if Sunday brunch was not already the most flawless meal, Back Bay Harry’s just made it even better by incorporating Beyoncé. Their Beyoncé-themed brunch this Sunday is part of their Super Fan Brunch series. The breakfas...

Ring the alarm: Beyoncé silences competition with surprise album

Ring the alarm: Beyoncé silences competition with surprise album

January 8, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

By Eric Donnelly, News Correspondent As the clock struck midnight on Dec. 13, 2013, the stars aligned as an unforeseen and unprecedented event began to rattle the globe, surpassing anything previously measured by the Richter scale. The world was gifted with a moment of transcendence as Beyoncé ...

Column: Gone with the Grammys

February 28, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

By Daniel Christopher Sabau, News Correspondent  As I sat in our town car en route to the night’s event, I began reflecting on the past 24 hours. It was somewhat of a blur, due to jet lag from my flight out of Boston and partly because I could not, for the life of me, grasp the notion that I ...

Out of Bounds: Place your bets

January 31, 2013


Filed under Sports

Prop bets range from the minutia of the game itself (will both teams make field goals of 33 yards or longer?) to speculation on the halftime show (will Beyonce’s hair be straight, curly or crimped at the beginning of her performance?). They have become as much a part of Super Bowl tradition as chicken...

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