Post Tagged with: "springfest"

Arts and entertainment

Pop superstar Kesha performed at Matthews Arena as part of Northeastern's Springfest. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons
Pop superstar Kesha performed at Matthews Arena as part of Northeastern's Springfest. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Behind the scenes of planning Springfest

The task of choosing the appropriate acts to match both what the students want to see on the stage and what is realistically feasible is a tough choice to make.

by × April 20, 2017 × 3 comments

Arts and entertainment, Reviews

Pop superstar Kesha performed at Matthews Arena as part of Northeastern's Springfest. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons
Pop star Kesha performed at Matthews Arena as part of Northeastern's Springfest. / Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Superstars close Springfest on a high note

For three hours Saturday night, the walls of historic Matthews Arena vibrated with the upbeat pop rock of opening act Atlas Genius, echoed with the fierce vocals of Kesha and thumped with the overpowering bass of Rae Sremmurd.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

Columns, Opinion

Column: Springfest security measures overkill
Alex Frandsen, editorial columnist

Column: Springfest security measures overkill

We can handle some fun without the constant presence of authority over our shoulder.

by × April 13, 2017 × 2 comments

Arts and entertainment

Jessica Williams visited Northeastern University as part of the annual Springfest./Photo courtesy Creative Commons
Jessica Williams visited Northeastern University as part of the annual Springfest./Photo courtesy Creative Commons

Jessica Williams gives talk at Northeastern on race, rights

By Gianna Barberia, news staff Jessica Williams started joking the second she entered the stage in Blackman Auditorium on Tuesday. The comedian paired a “If you see da police, warn a brother” shirt with checkered, black-and-white Vans, which foreshadowed her content focused mainly around intersectionality. While studying at California State […]

by × April 5, 2017 × 0 comments

Arts and entertainment, Featured Content

Chance The Rapper headlines spring concert

Chance The Rapper headlines spring concert

Neon lights streamed through the air and young energy shook the floor at Northeastern University’s (NU) annual Springfest concert on Saturday night.

by × April 7, 2016 × 2 comments

Crime Log

Crime Log: Springfest edition

9:27 a.m.
An NU student who was the subject of an earlier well-being check called NUPD and agreed to report for further evaluation and questioning. The student was conscious and alert and did not require medical attention. The student had been in an argument with an individual and left the area. He admitted to drinking underage he previous night. A report was filed.

by × April 6, 2016 × 5 comments

Arts and entertainment

Springfest set to bring student body together

Springfest set to bring student body together

This year’s Springfest, the annual week-long celebration hosted by the Council for University Programs (CUP), will bring music, comedy and festival-themed activities to campus.

by × March 31, 2016 × 2 comments

Arts and entertainment

Students ready for Chance the Rapper

Students ready for Chance the Rapper

This year, hip-hop artist Chance the Rapper will be headlining Springfest, much to the approval of many Northeastern students. However, students not too familiar with alternative hip-hop may ask, “Who is Chance the Rapper?”

by × March 24, 2016 × 1 comment

Arts and entertainment

Jason Derulo plays annual Springfest concert

Jason Derulo plays annual Springfest concert

Students swarmed Matthews Arena on Saturday for the annual Springfest concert headlined by “Talk Dirty” singer Jason Derulo with electric-heavy opening bands Awolnation and The Knocks.

by × April 16, 2015 × 17 comments

Arts and entertainment, Featured Content

Students vote for the Best of NU 2015

Students vote for the Best of NU 2015

As another year comes to a close, it is time to round up the best Northeastern University had to offer over the past two semesters. From food and drink to concerts and celebrity visits, it has been a busy year.

by × April 16, 2015 × 1 comment