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Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Boston ban on plastic bags to go into effect

Avery Bleichfeld, news staff

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

Boston stores are using up their plastic bags as the city is set to join Cambridge and Brookline in banning single-use plastic bags. A city ordinance passed in December 2017 will go into effect Dec. 14; It will eliminate the use of all single-use plastic bags and will mandate that stores offer comp...

Ciara McAloon writes and directs first show for Silver Masque

Ciara McAloon writes and directs first show for Silver Masque

Samantha Barry, assistant photo editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Last spring, Ciara McAloon was waiting for a bus at the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York when a common travel phrase caught her attention. “Attention all passengers” repeatedly blared through the loudspeaker as she waited, sparking an idea. “I thought it would be a really funny form...

Review: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” spreads classic Disney joy

Review: “Ralph Breaks the Internet” spreads classic Disney joy

November 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Reviews

By Samantha Barry As a self-proclaimed Disney fanatic, I’m always eager to head to the theaters and see what the House of Mouse has come up with next. That being said, when I heard that a sequel to Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 2012 film, “Wreck-It Ralph,” was in the works, I was less than thr...

Northeastern professor displays artwork at HUBweek

Northeastern professor displays artwork at HUBweek

October 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Samantha Barry, news correspondent Northeastern students attending HUBweek over the weekend may have recognized one of the painted shipping containers to be similar to a mural in Ryder Hall. Both were designed by Sophia Ainslie, an associate teaching professor in the art and design department. ...

Chef Fernanda Tapia demos cooking talent at Xhibition Kitchen

Chef Fernanda Tapia demos cooking talent at Xhibition Kitchen

September 26, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Samantha Barry Professional chef and restaurant owner Fernanda Tapia performed a cooking demonstration at Stetson West’s Xhibition Kitchen on Monday, preparing a dish inspired by her Chilean roots. Tapia is the owner of Comedor, a restaurant located in Newton Center, which serves American-Ch...

Boston local food festival draws thousands

Boston local food festival draws thousands

September 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

By Samantha Barry, news correspondent  The Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts held its ninth annual Boston Local Food Festival on the Rose Kennedy Greenway last Sunday, inviting nearly 80 vendors to showcase their products and talk about sustainable living. Advertised as “the nation's...

10 Coventry fire prompts relocation of students

10 Coventry fire prompts relocation of students

Chris Butler and Nicholas Hirano

September 18, 2018


Filed under Campus

Residents of the apartment building at 10 Coventry St. evacuated Monday evening when a small kitchen fire broke out in a first floor apartment. At 6:07 p.m., the stove fire started in room 108, setting off all of the building’s fire alarms and first floor sprinklers, according to a Boston Fire Dep...

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