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Arts and entertainment

Parquet Courts performs on the Governors Ball Stage. / File photo by Zipporah Osei

Governors Ball returns to New York City

This year’s Governors Ball came to Randall’s Island Park in New York City on June 2 for its three day, seventh annual music festival. The festival opened with a range of shows to satisfy rap, rhythm and blues, pop and electronic dance music fans alike. The list of artists included Charli XCX, ScHoolboy Q, Michael Kiwankua, Majid Jordan and headliner, Chance the Rapper.

by × June 20, 2017 × 0 comments

Columns, Opinion

Connie E and Tiffany Dufu. / Photo courtesy Connie E

Column: Faces of New York, a.k.a. how I made a home here

A house has a physical definition; a home has a spiritual one.

by × May 5, 2017 × 3 comments

Arts and entertainment

The Nor'easters take center stage as they belt out their award-winning set. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca
The Nor'easters take center stage as they belt out their award-winning set. / Photo by Lauren Scornavacca

Nor’easters win ICCA finals

The Northeastern University Nor’easters a cappella group took home first place at the 2017 International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA) final competition Saturday night in New York City.

by × April 23, 2017 × 4 comments

Columns, Opinion

Connie E, editorial columnist

Column: Ode to New York

I invite you to think about the last time that you felt so motivated and driven to work in your city.

by × February 4, 2017 × 1 comment

campus, Featured Content

Obituary: Alexandra Johnson remembered as genuine, outgoing, caring

Obituary: Alexandra Johnson remembered as genuine, outgoing, caring

Alexandra Valentine Johnson, remembered by loved ones as a scholar, activist, volunteer and committed friend, passed away on June 18 after suffering complications relating to a seizure. She was 19.

by × June 23, 2016 × 4 comments

Arts and entertainment, Featured Content

Dozens of acts will perform at Governors Ball Music Festival June 2 through 4. / File photo by News Staff

Governors Ball takes New York City

Festival-goers’ love of crowds, concerts and open air was put to the test at the sixth installment of Governors Ball Music Festival, which took place in New York City from Friday, June 3 to Saturday, June 4.

by × June 8, 2016 × 3 comments

City

Walsh gives first State of the City address

Walsh gives first State of the City address

Mayor Martin J. Walsh discussed the City of Boston’s successes and needs for improvement in regard to education, housing, diversity and more in Boston’s first State of the City Address. Around 2,500 people convened in Symphony Hall Tuesday evening for the event, just over a year after Walsh’s inauguration.

by × January 15, 2015 × 600 comments

Fashion & Style, Special Interest

Newsstaffphoto/DCP

An inside look at New York Fashion Week

Can we talk? Ok. I am just now regaining full consciousness from my latest adventure into the depths of the fashion world, and naturally I am here to share with you my entire experience at New York Fashion Week Fall 2013.
The majority of you reading this have in one way or another an interest in fashion, whether it be, to work at a fashion publication, intern with a designer or, on a smaller realm, just enjoy reading and immersing yourself in all things artistically material.

by × October 17, 2013 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment

Column: Defending Boston

I have a good friend who grew up in New York City and, unsurprisingly, she takes every opportunity she can to give me a whole spiel about why a life outside of New York isn’t worth living. So when I told her that I would choose Boston over New York any day of the week, I thought she might kill me – if she didn’t go into cardiac arrest first.

by × October 3, 2012 × 32 comments

Arts and entertainment

Oh the places we go: New York

Oh the places we go: New York

My first few trips to New York when I was 6, and later when I was 12, left me starstruck and fascinated. How could my hometown in California, with its simple green lawns and suburban soccer moms, possibly compare to a glittery world of skyscrapers and showtunes?

by × February 17, 2011 × 1 comment