By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn I should start off by saying that I’m pretty much a blazer expert. I went to a prep school, where coat and tie was the norm and Vineyard Vines was as ubiquitous as Mystery Meat Mondays — a necessary evil. So I am well-acquainted with the navy-blue devil, sewn-up […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn When it gets to late November and early December in Boston, you should know what to expect. I’m a lifelong New Yorker, but even I was unprepared — emotionally, physically, spiritually — for the North Pole crashing down Commonwealth Avenue a few weeks ago. If you don’t remember a […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn When the high from chugging that Starbucks venti pumpkin spice latte fades and you’re stuck walking from East to West campus in weather so cold your hands might as well be frozen meat-gloves, you realize that sometimes, winter sucks. And when you’re waddling to class swathed in layers of […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn If you don’t know who Finn Harries is, don’t feel bad. He’s part of a growing subculture of the Internet. Finn and his twin brother, Jack, are YouTube celebrities who run a channel called “JacksGap.” It has over two million subscribers. Besides being grossly handsome — it’s almost offensive […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn The weather has finally cooled from its roiling boil. And with this lowered temperature comes the more hallowed weeks of the year aka sweater weather. If you live under a rock, then I pity you. It’s dirty under there. And you don’t know about sweater weather. Sweater weather, as […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Ellen came to Boston. The tweet read: “Who’s ready to win some World Series tickets? I’m talking to you, Boston. Marsh Plaza at BU. 5pm. Be there.” False. This statement should have read, “A representative of Ellen DeGeneres is holding a competition for, like, three people to win Red […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Walking across campus, you tend to run into some interesting people. Boston University is a diverse place, and that makes itself apparent when you come across students from Shanghai, Wichita and Athens all within a 10-foot-radius. So, in this melting pot of culture, it can be a shock when […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Shoes are the foundation of any outfit. And if we’re going by my shoe collection, my outfit is built on a foundation of sand and Jell-O. I’m not saying my harem of shoes is dismal, but it could definitely stand to be improved upon. I think one reason I […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn This week on Fashion Padawan, Danny hit the streets! No, I’m not homeless. But I did make several awkward attempts to ask Boston University girls what they would want their boyfriends, brothers and male friends to wear. So, if you’re a human male and want to impress the fairer […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn As the calendar flips to October, we should know what to expect, weather-wise: chilly days, pumpkin-spice lattes and thick sweaters. Nope. The weather is broken. And the weather isn’t like my iPhone; I can’t turn it off and turn it back on, in the hopes that the problem will […]

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