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Profile: artist Sneha Shrestha discusses new exhibit at The Distillery Gallery

Profile: artist Sneha Shrestha discusses new exhibit at The Distillery Gallery

November 1, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Growing up in Kathmandu, Sneha Shrestha loved to paint but never considered being an artist a viable career choice. Her family didn’t embrace art as she did, so when she came to the U.S. to attend Gettysburg College, she didn't consider taking up art as a major. Sh...

Preview: “Bohemian Rhapsody” shows many sides of Freddie Mercury, Queen

Preview: “Bohemian Rhapsody” shows many sides of Freddie Mercury, Queen

October 10, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent The long overdue biopic about legendary rock n’ roll band Queen immortalizes Freddie Mercury in full glory. Actor Rami Malek embodies Mercury’s quirks and insecurities, even details like his ability to play piano backward. Malek did his homework to genuinely p...

Mayor Walsh issues statement following Boston Freedom Rally

Mayor Walsh issues statement following Boston Freedom Rally

October 3, 2018


Filed under City

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Mayor Martin J. Walsh said the Boston Common was left in poor condition after a pro-marijuana event. The event, which was organized by marijuana advocacy group MassCann, is officially called the Boston Freedom Rally. It is an annual event which was held from S...

Cannabis connoisseurs celebrate 29th Freedom Rally

Cannabis connoisseurs celebrate 29th Freedom Rally

September 19, 2018


Filed under City

By Guy Ovadia and Aidan McGovern, news correspondents Weed entrepreneurs and recreational pot users from around the Commonwealth assembled at the 29th Boston Freedom Rally this weekend to support nationwide legalization. A smoke cloud rose above the Common as hundreds of people sat in the grass with b...

TAMID discusses entrepreneurship in Israel

TAMID discusses entrepreneurship in Israel

April 4, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent A Northeastern Israeli business organization invited entrepreneurs Tomer Shor and Dr. Shady Hassan to campus March 18 to discuss creating and running their own tech companies in Israel. Israel is home to a large tech industry, hosting small startups as well as large...

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

Arab-Israeli woman shares perspective with Hillel

February 28, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent Lian Najami, the first Arab-Israeli woman to receive a Rhodes scholarship, visited Northeastern Hillel Thursday to discuss her perspective on Israel as an Arab, Muslim woman from Haifa, a city in northern Israel. As part of the scholarship, Najami will study exclusivity...

Former skinhead shares message against hate

Former skinhead shares message against hate

October 25, 2017


Filed under City

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent A former skinhead and neo-Nazi spoke Thursday at the Cambridge Innovation Center in downtown Boston about his experience leading a violent hate group and his efforts to right his wrongs. Christian Picciolini visited Boston to promote the republishing of his 2015 memoir an...

New contract for dining hall workers avoids strike

New contract for dining hall workers avoids strike

October 11, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Ava Sasani and Guy Ovadia, news correspondents Northeastern University dining service workers averted a strike set to begin Wednesday by voting to ratify a new contract with Chartwells, the food vendor Northeastern contracts for dining services, Tuesday evening. The new contract raises pay to $35,00...

Dining workers vote to begin strike Wednesday

Dining workers vote to begin strike Wednesday

October 5, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Rachel Morford and Guy Ovadia, news staff Northeastern dining hall workers voted overwhelmingly to strike if they are not able to reach a contract resolution with their employer by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday. The announcement came after UNITE HERE Local 26, the union representing Northeastern University (NU) d...

Freedom Rally goers celebrate marijuana

Freedom Rally goers celebrate marijuana

September 21, 2017


Filed under City

By Guy Ovadia, news correspondent This year marks the first Boston Freedom Rally since Massachusetts voters chose to legalize marijuana in 2016 , and it continued to be the largest gathering of pro-marijuana supporters on the East Coast and second largest in the world. State policy makers are still...

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