Recently, as with many broke college students, I wanted to expand my disposable income. Unfortunately, with my arsenal of classes and multitude of clubs and activities, a part-time job stood just out of reach. I decided to do what every responsible adult ends up participating in: I diversified my assets and delved into the world […]

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Self-checkout counters in your library or local convenience store, essay grading machines and plagiarism checkers are some examples of where we encounter Artificial Intelligence in our daily lives. Have you ever wondered how Facebook knows which person to tag in the photo you just uploaded? That’s AI. Or how Snapchat filters automatically adjust to your […]

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For the purposes of this blog, I’m going to rewind back to January of this year, when I’d just landed at Heathrow Airport for my study abroad semester in London. Prior to the flight, I had looked up ways to get to my home for the next four months in the least expensive yet comfortable […]

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As fall approaches, so do many fun events around Boston. More detailed descriptions can also be found on their Facebook event pages.   2017 FluffCentennial Festival: Marshmallow Fluff was invented in Somerville 100 years ago as of 2017. If you love this peanut butter companion, check out the Fluff Festival on Sept. 23 between 3 […]

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As a student in the Questrom School of Business, I completely understand the importance of supporting new innovations and early stage startups. Seeing these success stories and the hard work that goes behind the scenes is one of the reasons why I enjoy watching shows like “Shark Tank.” However, in the case of the new […]

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There is something really special about a farmers market in the city. It is slightly out of place — the little white tents are dwarfed by the surrounding skyscrapers and the stacked crates of brightly colored produce beam cheerfully at taxis and pedestrians. But farmers markets work so perfectly, especially in Boston. Farmers markets provide […]

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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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