This past weekend, I headed over to New York City to watch “Let’s Play Live!” What is Let’s Play Live? Well, you essentially watch people play video games on a stage in front of more than 2,000 live audience members with others watching from movie theaters nationwide. YouTube gamers including Achievement Hunter, Funhaus, Kinda Funny, […]

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By Cat McCarrey, Staff Writer “Awake: The Life of Yogananda” celebrates just that: the life of Paramahansa Yogananda, a guru and “mystic” who introduced yoga and meditation to America in the early 20th century. Documentarians Paola di Florio and Lisa Leeman track his life and his influence, using Yogananda’s celebrated book “Autobiography of a Yogi” […]

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By Olivia Deng, InBusiness Editor @oliviadeng1  What comes to mind when you think of “hack”? The word may have negative connotations – intrusion, invasion and theft. However, “hack” has also acquired a new meaning, one that is less associated with illicit activity and more associated with exploration and innovation. HackBeanPot. HackMIT. HubHacks. Masshack. Boston, a city with […]

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By Ross Hu, Staff Writer Why do celebrities have to be so crazy? Followers of Rihanna on Twitter will surely remember a rather, ahem, colorful tweet from the singer aimed at CBS on Tuesday, in which she said, “CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, […]

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By Cat McCarrey, Staff Writer When was the last time you watched live TV? Think about it. I understand if you need a minute or two. Going back that far in time is quite the stretch. Now let me ask one more question: Was this live viewing experience on network, or cable? Odds are, it […]

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By Kimberly Rendon, Spotlight Editor @kimi_rendon_22 One of the beauties of living in a dorm room with a meal plan is never worrying about where your next meal is coming from. The dining halls – no matter how much we might complain about them sometimes – can be lifesavers. You just have to slide that […]

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By Becca DeGregorio, Science Tuesday Editor @beccadeeeee While the rest of us bathed in the sun, did the tourism thing and dabbled in internship culture this summer, two Russian cosmonauts and an American astronaut waited out their final months of work approximately 220 miles above the Earth’s surface. After six months aboard the International Space Station, Steve […]

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By Olivia Deng, InBusiness Editor @oliviadeng1 On Friday, the auditoriums of the Broad Institute, the Koch Institute and the Ragon Institute in Kendall Square were filled with individuals ready to be inspired. These were the sites of the 2014 fall TEDxCambridge event. A smaller division of the global TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design) […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer Another day, another surprise album release. On Tuesday, U2 became a member of the growing group of artists who have pulled a Beyoncé, announcing the release of their new album “Songs of Innocence” — wait for it — at the iPhone 6 press conference. Oh, and they gave it away […]

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By Becca DeGregorio, Science Tuesday Editor @beccadeeeee For us millennials, the only thing more frustrating than dealing with technology is our parents’ collective assumption that we are all in constant danger when we use it. Personally, a combination of daily iPhone updates and high school sermons on Internet safety has been enough to deter me […]

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