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What makes Squid Game popular around the world?

Harshad Jadhav January 27, 2022

Netflix is a platform for actors and directors from all over the world now. Squid Game, a popular Korean series, aired on Netflix on Sept. 17 and swiftly became the best-performing show for the popular...

Diwali at Northeastern. Photo: Sebastian Grace

Northeastern University celebrates Diwali

Sebastian Grace and Emma Casali November 12, 2021

Diwali, a religious festival associated with the coming of happiness and prosperity for all, illuminated Northeastern’s campus last Thursday night with good food, bright lights and community spirit. Over...

According to Britannica Encyclopedia, squashes are native to the New World, where they were cultivated by native peoples before European settlement.

Recipe: International Holiday Squash

Desirée Vignola-Hung November 11, 2021

This recipe is part of our  culinary series, The Global Kitchen, which features recipes from all over the world, provided by our own international reporters. Start to finish:  2 hours Servings: ...

TransAtlantic cooperation. Photo: Sebastian Grace

What do I find weird in America?

Sebastian Grace October 17, 2021

I’m from the U.K. I came to America because I wanted to explore for my university adventure. But I knew that it would be different: both from my own experience, having travelled here previously, and...

Great ethnic food? Got that. Capsule restaurant reviews for Boston

G.O. recommends: Authentic global cuisine in Boston

March 15, 2021

The staff of Global Observer likes to eat out as much as everyone else. Here are some capsule restaurant reviews from our reporters’ favorite restaurants in and around Boston. This list will be updated...

The kimchi pancake, also referred to as kimchi-jeon, is a traditional Korean folk dish and can be served as a snack, side dish, or appetizer.

[Recipe] Kimchi Pancake

Sunwoo Kim January 20, 2021

This recipe is part of our new culinary series, The Global Kitchen, which features recipes from all over the world, provided by our own international student reporters.   Start to finish:...

The new special assistant for the CAMD Deans office for diversity, equality and inclusion, Margarita Barrios Ponce, hopes to facilitate conversations about diversity and inclusion among students and departments.

Northeastern University takes another step forward on diversity, equality and inclusion

Desirée Vignola October 26, 2020

Design is not only used to create visual solutions, it could be also a tool to create experiential and social solutions. This is the vision of  the new special assistant for the CAMD Dean's office for...

The completed dish. Photo: Avantika Panda

[Recipe] Chicken Curry: A delicious Indian spice infused curry

Avantika Panda October 16, 2020
This dish is my comfort food as it reminds me of home. It’s delicious and flavorful, and you’ll be acknowledged as a true curry connoisseur if you can master this recipe.
Asian-Americans speak up about racism in Asian community, Black Lives Matter

Asian-Americans speak up about racism in Asian community, Black Lives Matter

Petrina Danardatu October 10, 2020

The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked global conversations about racial inequality. The Asian community in the US is now confronted with fighting  systemic racism against the Black community,...

The completed dish. Photo: Desirée Vignola

[Recipe] Creamy Tortellini with Turkey: A twist to the traditional Italian pasta

Desirée Vignola September 4, 2020
As an Italo-Venezuelan, I am always inventing and reinventing dishes that use ingredients from the regions I come from combined with others that might not be traditional, but still go well together without compromising the flavor.
The completed drink. Photo: Desirée Vignola

[Recipe] Limoncello Spritz: A refreshing drink

Desirée Vignola September 1, 2020
This is a perfect refreshment for a hot summer afternoon that can be prepared in no time.
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[Recipe] Bolón De Verde: The beloved green plantain ball

Maria Aguirre August 14, 2020
Green plantains are part of everyday meals in Ecuador and they are a must for the classic dishes of Ecuadorian cuisine.
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