In college, it seems like it’s nearly impossible to take a trip or vacation with your own money. Getting away can seem like a distant dream, but it’s actually very doable. This past weekend I took a weekend trip to New York City and, miraculously, didn’t drop an unreasonable amount of money. In this short […]

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On Nov. 3, I participated in an 18-hour overnight night public relations “hackathon.” The event ran from 6 p.m. on Friday to noon on Saturday and was hosted by PRLab, which bills itself as the nation’s longest-running student-organized public relations agency in America. The night was filled with activities and prizes, but the event was […]

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In an era where technology has picked up speed and maintained momentum thus far, it’s easy to feel like you aren’t in control. Knowing that by using apps and websites you are essentially giving up personal information and forsaking your privacy, people can perceive themselves as simply data points for tech companies. However, it’s imperative […]

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Everything important in life, I learned from “Animal Crossing.” If you are unfamiliar with the establishment, it’s basically a game about life where you have your own character, house, town and independence. Between the series’ four main games (“Animal Crossing,” “Animal Crossing: Wild World,” “Animal Crossing: City Folk” and “Animal Crossing: New Leaf”), the franchise […]

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‘Tis the season, my friends. As the clock struck midnight on Halloween and October evolved into November, we have started the transition from spooky times to holiday spirit. For many Christmas enthusiasts, Nov. 1 officially kicks off the holiday season. Some beg to differ and say that Christmas celebrations should not commence until the day […]

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In this globalized and technological world, where smartphones do all the hard research and work if you ask nicely, we cannot deny how easy and useful is to make every aspect of our lives digitized. Google and other websites become lifelines when writing a paper, studying and reading the news. But can we feel the […]

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It seems like, as college students, we are always busy, always on the move and always doing something (or avoiding doing something). Fortunately for us, the podcast medium has been expanding exponentially in relevant, diverse content that can keep you entertained on the go. Tune in on your way to class, as you eat in […]

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Nowadays, it feels like every time we log on to Twitter there’s a new terrible event in the news. Here are five weird and funny things that have happened in the last few years to take your mind off the sadness of the real world for a little bit.   140 people in Malawi were […]

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“JFK’s not here,” Sue told me. “A French king, sure. A colonial woman. A Revolution-era paymaster named Ebenezer. The spirit of a dead chef. But not JFK.” Sue is the manager at the Union Oyster House, the country’s oldest continuously-operating restaurant and one of Boston’s biggest tourist traps. My roommate and I were seated across […]

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Millennials are the highest-educated group in history but also the most underpaid. With those kinds of numbers the idea of starting a company from the ground up is scary, especially for those who don’t have high startup capital. The idea of breaking out on your own seems impossible, but it’s not. Although most startups never […]

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