For out-of-state college students, applying for an absentee ballot may seem intimidating and tedious. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER TIM EVANSON.

The ability to vote at the age of 18 is an extremely important rite of passage that I completely forgot about until my parents reminded me about it. More specifically, they reminded me that I needed to request an absentee ballot. An estimated 80 percent of Boston University students are out-of-state residents, so I was […]

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel announced the debut of Snap Inc. and Spectacles on Saturday. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER BARN IMAGES.

Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel on Saturday revealed the company’s move to rename itself Snap Inc. On top of that, Spiegel announced the company was coming out with a pair of glasses called Spectacles that are expected to take the millennial world by storm. Spectacle is Snap’s new invention that not only looks super cool but […]

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College is weird. Before I left for school, I realized that I was no longer going to be in the familiar setting of New Jersey. I had never moved and had only known the same people my whole life, but I was ready to try something new. Boston University was my chance to explore a […]

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If you ever go to London, it'd be worth a try to snog at Snog. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

One day, I came across an article titled “Are my jumpers bobbly?” and was taken aback. My British teacher laughed when I told her that I didn’t fully get what it meant, and then she proceeded to explain that it meant, “are my sweaters pilling?” That slight hesitation is an example of how British English […]

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Let me preface this by saying that I love all of my guy roommates. They are funny, relaxed, a little bit crazy and most definitely full of surprises. Living with multiple people has its challenges and there are a few “you’re kidding me” moments, but they have really changed my view on guys and life […]

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Emma Watson's accomplishments and work for the UN shouldn't be undermined by Brangelina's divorce. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER DAVID SHANKBONE.

It’s funny when we think to ourselves, “look how we’ve changed over the last year, decade or century; we’ve made so much improvement as an entire human race,” only to see one person screw it up for all of us. That person this time around is none other than Rod Liddle, a writer for “The […]

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You know it's apple picking season when Bay State Road is beautifully lined with fall foliage and students taking photos for Instagram. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Sept. 22 marked the first official day of autumn. Sadly, a few of my friends are still mourning summer and their sandals. While I will miss wearing my Rainbow Sandals, I am absolutely ecstatic that fall has finally fallen upon us once again. Apart from the crisp weather and pretty foliage, there is a certain […]

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump toughed it out at Hofstra University on Monday night. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Monday night was the first presidential debate between Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump — I had many thoughts. I diligently ate my Veggie Straws and watched as the Donald farted around the podium while Secretary Clinton looked on like an all-knowing goddess, wondering how Trump skipped three grades of elementary school […]

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Green Day fans will have to pay between $60 and $399 to see the band at Boston's House of Blues this October. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER ANIRUDH KOUL.

  Fabulous news: you just got word that your favorite band is releasing a new album soon, which means that they’ll also be touring around the country and hopefully making an appearance in your area. Then, you find out they’re coming to your town. The day general public tickets go on sale and you’re ready […]

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