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Take 5: The life and literature of Gabriel García Márquez

The award-​​winning Colom­bian nov­elist died last week at the age of 87. We asked Alan West-​​Durán, an asso­ciate pro­fessor in the Depart­ment of Lan­guages, Lit­er­a­tures, and Cul­tures, to dis­cuss the author’s life, lit­er­a­ture, and legacy.

Gallery 360 exhibit returns to kindergarten

Learning by Design traces the influ­ence that the Kinder­garten movement—the rev­o­lu­tionary edu­ca­tional system devel­oped Friedrich Frobel in Germany—had on cul­ture and the impact it had in laying the grounds for mod­ernist art, archi­tec­ture, and design.

Faculty: welcome to the DSC

The Dig­ital Schol­ar­ship Com­mons, which opened ear­lier this semester at Snell Library, serves as a ded­i­cated meeting space for fac­ulty and doc­toral stu­dents to access a range of high-​​level ser­vices for dig­ital schol­ar­ship, teaching, and research.

Northeastern launches media innovation program for journalists

Jeff Howe, an assis­tant pro­fessor of jour­nalism at North­eastern, has devel­oped a new track in the grad­uate jour­nalism pro­gram aimed at preparing mid-​​career reporters for the dig­ital age.

3Qs: What are you watching? #Now

We binge watch TV shows, live tweet along with actors, and indulge in increas­ingly com­pelling online pro­gram­ming. But these are just a few exam­ples of the TV industry’s recent evo­lu­tion, says Bill Lan­caster, a lec­turer in the Depart­ment of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Studies.

A modern twist on Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’

Northeastern’s stu­dent the­atre pro­duc­tion of William Shakespeare’s tragedy, which opens Tuesday night, promises to com­ple­ment the play’s famous lines with a few surprises.

One character, thousands of stories

Tran­syl­vanian graphic artist Botond Részegh’s “Night­fall,” a painting series on dis­play at Gallery 360, is influ­enced by one former polit­ical pris­oner yet rep­re­sents the unknown sto­ries of many more.

The fight of her life

Bethany, the the­atre department’s first pro­duc­tion of 2014, tells the darkly comic story of a single mother’s struggle to regain what she’s lost at the height of the Great Reces­sion: her home and her daughter.