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Dean, College of Arts, Media and Design
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The significance of Beyoncé topping the country music charts
Assistant professor of music Francesca Inglese provides historical context and insight on the significance of Beyoncé topping the country charts with her song, "Texas Hold 'Em."
March 2, 2024
Read the Center for the Arts' 2023 Year-in-Review
2023 marked a year of tremendous growth for the Center for the Arts – punctuated by significant additions to our team.
January 15, 2024
Copying from Wikipedia: plagiarism and copyright infringement
Plagarism has been in the news a lot lately. Communication studies professor and the author of Wikipedia at 20 Joseph Reagle reveals that copying from Wikipedia is also a copyright infringement.
January 19, 2024
Breaking down the 2024 Oscar nominations
Communication studies professor Steve Granelli weighs in on the 2024 Oscar nominations and who might have gotten snubbed.
January 23, 2024
An interactive capstone, based on her family's past
Fourth-year student Andie Weiner was recently named the Gideon Klein Scholar, awarding her $5,000 for her research into her family's history in the Netherlands in the shadow of the Nazis.
January 24, 2024
In a collaborative zine project, Gallery360 co-op gets hands-on
For Olivia Olson-Roberts ‘25, zines are a way of life. Originally from Portland, Oregon, they were surrounded by zine culture growing up and were always inspired by that punk ethos.
January 26, 2024
How to manage a music sensation
Drew Simmons attended the music industry program at Northeastern. Learn about his journey in the music industry and how he started managing Noah Kahan.
January 24, 2024
How #FreeBritney spread its message
In April 2019, the hashtag #FreeBritney, calling for the lifting of pop star Britney Spears' conservatorship, emerged on X/Twitter. Within two years, the campaign would effectively help shift the narrative around Spears.
January 10, 2024