Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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Netflix has answered our prayers, and oh-so conveniently in time for finals season for college students. On Wednesday, the online movie and television platform announced that its users can now download Netflix videos to watch sans Wi-Fi, a major score for users. But don’t get too excited just yet: this new feature is only available […]

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The exact age demarcation for the millennial generation is somewhat ambiguous. Some demographers consider millennials as those who were born between early ’80s and late ‘90s, and others extend or shorten the year range. There are, however, less disputable ways in defining this generation. If you have been told that you are entitled, coddled or […]

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My generation has become all too impervious to snide comments about how we’re too young to be cynical. But Mr. Trump, tell me how we’re not supposed to be cynical when the candidate who did not even secure the popular vote could win the election? Even more incredulous, just when we thought we could move […]

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While the election results took a toll on the United States a few days ago, the citizens of India were shocked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to withdraw current bigger currency notes worth 500 and 1000 rupees. Although it sounds ridiculous to carry notes worth that much, these values roughly translate to $10 and […]

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Lately, J.Crew has been changing around its business operations quite a bit. In the summer of 2015, J.Crew replaced its Head of Women’s Design, Tom Mora, with sister brand Madewell’s Somsack Sikhounmuong. A year later, in September 2016, the company started selling its flagship brand’s clothing line in select Nordstrom locations across the country. (Madewell […]

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As a college student who watches a lot of her shows and movies by streaming them online, AdBlock has become a big part of my watching experience. I remember being completely blown away by the fact that I would no longer have to sit through a one-minute ad to watch a 30-second video on YouTube. […]

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1. Twitter issues layoffs, shuts down Vine. This inventor of the 140-character post has been struggling to compete with other social media behemoths such as Facebook and Instagram. In its latest move to curb further losses, Twitter announced a 9 percent cut to its global workforce. Twitter pulled a similar move last year when 336 […]

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The Boston Public Market, located at 100 Hanover St., has the most eclectic mixture of foods and treats that a person could ask for. The building is full of hustle and bustle as college kids, foodies and families alike follow the trail that their nose brings them on. This indoor, year-round market is open daily, […]

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In case you missed it, there is a new gender positivity campaign out there called “Grab Her By The Brain.” Does it sound familiar? It’s actually a play on words of one of Donald Trump’s now-infamous comments about grabbing women in a derogatory manner. I’ll spare you his actual quotes here, but naturally, you can […]

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