Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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When most people think of video games, usually what comes to mind are games like “Call of Duty” and “Halo,” very fun first-person shooters where you can just turn off your brain and play. While, in the past, puzzle games and shooters dominated the gaming landscape, today, with easily accessible game creation programs like “Unity” […]

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A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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What I feared most before getting my first tattoo was not the pain, but the disappointment that would follow. For most of my pre-college life, I lived under not necessarily strict, but the compulsory rules of my parents. I’m sure you’re familiar.  In my good Christian household, as an only child, I was raised by […]

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I went to Salem this weekend and it was much more than I ever expected. Salem, Massachusetts is known for the infamous witch trials that took place between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft, 20 of which were executed. Now, Salem is like the Mecca for witches, wiccans, pagans, […]

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  There’s something about Thursday night concerts that make me so happy. Whether it’s because they can make a great end to a week or there’s a magical aura associated with Thursdays, these shows never fail to impress me. This past Thursday, Shoffy played an intimate show at the Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub. After […]

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Family and Friends Weekend is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you want to use this as a reason to finally get off campus, but you don’t have a clue what to do. Luckily, I went and did some research on exciting activities taking place this weekend. So without further ado, here […]

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Once you’ve spent a good amount of time on campus, you’ll probably notice that almost everyone has stickers on their laptops. The types of stickers, the themes and the way they are thrown on the computer can say a lot about a person. Here’s some of my professional* insight on what your laptop stickers say […]

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Stars Hollow, Central Perk and Constance Billard School for Girls are fictional places created for some of our favorite characters in shows that take place in the northeast. Most of the scenes from “Gilmore Girls,” “Friends” and “Gossip Girl” were filmed in Los Angeles studios, but here are some iconic spots are only hours from […]

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What I love about small comic shops isn’t the smell of ink that permeates the air, nor is it the multi-colored shelves packed with stories of daring and adventure. What I love most about local comic book shops are the people. Knowing that you are surrounded by individuals who care just as much as you […]

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