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3Qs: The ‘Anchorman 2’ marketing blitz

The movie’s mar­keting cam­paign ranges from social media out­reach to tele­vi­sion appear­ances by char­acter Ron Bur­gundy. The strategy is inno­v­a­tive, if not some­what lim­ited in its ability to be repli­cated, says Bruce Clark, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of marketing.

Northeastern’s own artist collective

Emily Schuna, a third-​​year music industry major, was inspired by a co-​​op expe­ri­ence at a record label in Brooklyn to form an artist col­lec­tive and pro­duce her own EP—all from a campus res­i­dence hall.

Romance, intrigue, and sword fighting

The Phantom Lady, Northeastern’s newest stu­dent the­atre pro­duc­tion, which opens Tuesday night, tells the story of a 17th-​​century Spanish man who gets caught in a duel defending a mys­te­rious woman’s honor.

3Qs: Dean Costa on options for CAMD

As the Col­lege of Arts, Media and Design begins imple­menting its strategic vision, Dean Xavier Costa answered con­cerns about the college’s plans and the pos­si­bility of joining the School of Jour­nalism with the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Studies as part of a recon­fig­u­ra­tion of the college’s admin­is­tra­tive structure.

The artist behind the MFA’s sound

Thanks to expe­ri­en­tial learning and deter­mi­na­tion, North­eastern alumna Jas­mine Hagans is living her dream as curator of lec­tures, courses, and con­certs at the Museum of Fine Arts, where she’s building its con­cert profile.

The web of life for journalism

While news­pa­pers folded, Internet news sites rushed to fill the infor­ma­tion void, says assis­tant pro­fessor Dan Kennedy, whose new book explores the ecosystem of online journalism.

British Pop invades Gallery 360

Derek Boshier’s “A Survey of Work” is the latest exhibit at Gallery 360. His work spans four decades and includes paint­ings, draw­ings, and a David Bowie album cover.

Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.