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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

Column: Female artists win big at the 2024 Grammy Awards

Column: Female artists win big at the 2024 Grammy Awards

Camryn Cunningham, news correspondent February 23, 2024

The 66th Grammy Awards was a success for women in music — from Miley Cyrus’ first-ever win to Taylor Swift’s history-making Album of the Year triumph, women dominated the Feb. 4 ceremony.  Before...

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The First Run Through, led by Mashimo, plays its last set. Mashimo fell in love with African American music while studying at Berklee and finds purpose in supporting fellow musicians at Wally’s. “Being a part of the history of this place has significant meaning to me,” Mashimo said. “It’s a great pleasure, and Im doing it for the community here.”

Wally’s Jazz Club walls continue to witness emerging young talent

Aiden Stein, photo correspondent February 14, 2024

Tucked between brownstones on Massachusetts Avenue sits the nearly 80-year-old Wally’s Cafe Jazz Club. Though the independent venue is one of the last of its kind, Wally’s seems to have no problem...

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Jennifer Diaz performs La Malagueña, a mariachi song by Miguel Aceves Mejía. Diaz dedicated the performance to her grandma.

Latin American Song Project challenges the classical music repertoire

Galiah Abbud, news staff February 8, 2024

In the center of a wooden stage decorated by dramatic maroon drapings, Sara Goldstein interrupted audience chatter marked by different Spanish dialects. Goldstein, the interim chair of voice at Boston...

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A  Blackbird Doughnuts employee hands out samples of triple chocolate donut holes. Many visitors were too excited to wait and began trying their treats while they went down the row of businesses.

13th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival sweetens Harvard Square visitors’ weekends

Jessica Xing, photo editor January 31, 2024

Hundreds of visitors lined up on Brattle Street Saturday afternoon for the first day of the 13th annual Taste of Chocolate Festival. Hosted by the Harvard Square Business Association, the festival...

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Meech Bold (right) performs with a friend. The artists’ stage presence raised the audience’s energy as the night went on.

Boston fans come together to celebrate, enjoy ‘90s hip-hop

Tanisha Gaikwad, photo staff January 31, 2024

Hip-hop fans flocked to the Media Arts Center at Roxbury Community College Jan. 20 to attend the indoor music festival “Live From the Tape Deck: A Celebration of 90s Hip Hop.” Hosted by Beats and...

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The Middle East stands at 472 Massachusetts Ave. The nightclub has been known to feature different types of bands at the same time with its five rooms.

‘It was like an oasis’: How The Middle East became a talked-about music venue

Henry Bova, news correspondent January 23, 2024

If one was looking for a night of live music and walked into The Middle East blind, it would be best to expect the unexpected. With a labyrinth of rooms to navigate and a diverse bill of artists each night,...

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Review: Tate McRae’s ‘THINK LATER’ is certain to ‘hurt your feelings’ in the best way possible

Review: Tate McRae’s ‘THINK LATER’ is certain to ‘hurt your feelings’ in the best way possible

Sarah Popeck, news staff January 11, 2024

Canadian sensation Tate McRae has returned with her sophomore album, “THINK LATER.” A musical journey through her tales of heartbreak and self-discovery, the album’s 14 tracks complement each other...

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The News presents ‘Lifestyle Wrapped 2023’

The News presents ‘Lifestyle Wrapped 2023’

Jake Guldin, Kristina DaPonte, and Laura Emde January 7, 2024

Throughout 2023, contributors of The News’ Lifestyle section commented on the latest trends overtaking social media, covered live events ranging from concerts to celebrity-driven conversations and, of...

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Northeastern students gifted memories from Spotify Wrapped

Northeastern students gifted memories from Spotify Wrapped

Maya Das, news correspondent January 5, 2024

As the year comes to a close, teens, adults, music lovers and, generally, anyone with a Spotify account eagerly anticipates the unveiling of their musical journey for that given year — Spotify Wrapped....

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Column: The Who’s ‘Quadrophenia’ turns 50 — but some may not have heard of it

Column: The Who’s ‘Quadrophenia’ turns 50 — but some may not have heard of it

Luca Williams, news correspondent January 2, 2024

The story starts in 1969 when The Who changed music forever by creating the first successful rock opera, “Tommy,” which tells the story of a “deaf, dumb and blind boy” who becomes a famed pinball...

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Katie Dolce sings and plays the guitar at LMAs Homecoming concert. The two opening acts each had to prepare a 30-minute setlist. Photo courtesy Emily Kobren.

LMA openers reflect on Homecoming performances, aspirations

Christina McCabe, news staff December 11, 2023

In the weeks after Live Music Association’s, or LMA’s, Homecoming concert, student openers Katie Dolce and Bug Wife are still ecstatic about their performances.  The student acts opened the concert...

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Column: ‘Now and Then’ is solemn, fitting coda for Beatles’ 65-year legacy

Column: ‘Now and Then’ is solemn, fitting coda for Beatles’ 65-year legacy

Darin Zullo, news staff November 30, 2023

On Nov. 2, the most iconic band of the 1960s released its final single. If any band can top the Billboard charts in both 1964 and 2023, it’s the Beatles. The impact of its seemingly endless list of hits...

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