1. Bring your camera! Whether you’re an Insta-famous photographer or a Snapchat enthusiast, you’re gonna wanna bring your DSLR to school. People are very enthusiastic about taking photos during first semester to document all the “firsts” they’ll take part in. Also, you’ll be that super cool photographer when you venture into Cambridge, downtown Boston or the […]

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Pennsylvania senator remarries a man at 90 after losing his wife many years prior. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

I was at orientation for Boston University when I received the joyful news that people who identified as gay were now able to marry throughout the country. I was in shock and awe, yet at the same time thinking, “Finally.” It took long enough to legalize gay marriage across the country. It was an exhilarating moment […]

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Boise State University graduate created a new project similar to "Humans of New York" but instead focuses on homelessness. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Justin Doering, a graduate from Boise State University, is validating the phrase “A picture’s worth a thousand words” with his new project, Fifty Sandwiches. The initiative, which Doering told The Atlantic was “partly inspired by Humans of New York,” is an attempt to both feed and encourage homeless people in America to share their stories. […]

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Beyonce set the music world on fire Saturday night when she dropped new album "Lemonade." PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

A little more than two years after Beyoncé changed the music industry with her self-titled magnum opus, she has once again set the world ablaze. “Lemonade,” in yet another world-stopping moment, was released on Tidal late Saturday night after an HBO special with the same title premiered. A powerful, ambitious work, “Lemonade” pushes Beyoncé to […]

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Donald Trump says he plans on changing his image to become more presidential. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER GAGE SKIDMORE.

At this point, if I told you an outrageous quote and claimed that Donald Trump had said it, you would probably believe me. You would also roll your eyes and exasperatedly tell me that everyone is tired talking about this. I would agree with you, but what if I said that Donald Trump, according to […]

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President Obama while talking to youth in London criticized the Black Lives Matter movement. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

While meeting with youth British leaders Saturday in London, President Barack Obama provided unexpected commentary on the Black Lives Matter movement. “Black Lives Matter … has been really effective in bringing attention to problems,” Obama said. That effectiveness, however, stops there. The hashtag #BlackLivesMatter took social media sites by storm, dominating newsfeeds and spreading the […]

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Time magazine released it's list of it's 100 most influential people and many artists were named. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER STEVE JURVESTSON

Time magazine released its yearly “100 Most Influential People” list Thursday. These annual lists always felt pretty “Mean Girls”-esque to me, but I read the list this year with a new perspective. I thought about what an honor it would be to be labeled influential by a publication as prestigious as Time. Then, I took […]

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A court case was settled with Uber about how to tip your driver. ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Uber, the largest ride-sharing company in the United States and in many countries around the world, agreed to settle two class-action lawsuits Friday that sought to reclassify drivers as actual employees. Currently, Uber counts drivers as independent contractors, which saves money in the process because it does not have to provide benefits that are required […]

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Following musical superstar, Prince's, death Thursday Snapchat created a filter to honor the legend. PHOTO BY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS.

Royalty has died. OK, so he was not technically royalty, but singer-songwriter and overall music sensation Prince died Thursday at age 57. His songs were unbelievably innovative for their time, and his performances were top-notch, making him a true legend. After all, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 […]

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Disney channel announced Thursday that it will air a four-day marathon of 51 original movies over Memorial Day weekend. PHOTO BY DEVIANT ART STEVE ANIME

Disney Channel original movies narrated many of our childhoods. In honor of the 100th DCOM, the channel announced Thursday that it will air a four-day marathon of 51 original movies ranging from “Cheetah Girls” to “Halloweentown” over Memorial Day weekend, Time reported. The DCOM “Rip Girls” was by far my favorite film when I was […]

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