“Can you turn my wheel?” This was the question a wizened elderly woman, sitting in front of a complicated instrument I later learned was the glass armonica, asked me early Saturday morning. My friends and I were looking for a fun Family and Friends Weekend activity and had decided to search for the rumored North […]

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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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At age 7, when I had to be hospitalized in the middle of the night for a particularly distressing stomachache, my parents had no choice but to leave my older brother in the care of our neighbors. Even so, there was no hesitation in making that decision; our neighbors had been our friends since we […]

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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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With cooler weather setting in, it’s time to think about getting some new threads. Fall offers the opportunity for lots of layering and creativity with each outfit, without having to cover it all with a huge coat. Of course you could go to Newbury Street or any number of Boston’s great shops, but the way […]

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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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Girl power and good vibes filled the air at the TD Garden Friday night as American artist Halsey performed alongside British singer-songwriter Charli XCX and Canadian rapper PartyNextDoor. The three musicians joined forces for the third show of Halsey’s hopeless fountain kingdom world tour. From start to finish, fans sang along, cameras out and hands […]

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What I should have been doing last Friday morning: studying for my French test. What I was actually doing last Friday morning: crawling through the window of an abandoned Civil War fort on Georges Island, an isle about 40 minutes off of the shore of Boston. Scaling a rickety wooden staircase and scooting through a […]

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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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