Okay, I have to admit something at the start of this piece, at the risk of being shamed by friends and family alike, excommunicated from polite society and left to wander the savage wild (otherwise known as Chestnut Hill). But I have to be honest with my readers, so here goes nothing: I think “La […]

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Millions tuned in to watch Super Bowl LI this Sunday with the promise of seeing an intense showdown between this year’s top two football teams. An additional perk of watching the game was getting to see Lady Gaga perform in the much anticipated Pepsi Halftime Show. A group of self-proclaimed halftime experts and myself have […]

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2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Tensions are mounting and you sense them everywhere you go these days — from the bulging backpacks that your peers have been carrying around to the crowded libraries during ungodly hours. As you race against time to polish those research papers, why don’t you take a little break and enjoy what the treasure trove of […]

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Every time an artist changes their style, fans explode. They feel betrayed. Whether it’s Bob Dylan’s choice to go “electric” at the Newport Folk Festival, Kid Cudi’s transformation into a punk rocker or even Taylor Swift’s step in the pop direction. Childish Gambino’s new album, “Awaken, My Love!” can be seen as a step into […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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With 2016 coming to an end, it’s good to look back on the best albums released this year. Not only is the music amazing, but also some of the album covers are pretty cool, too. In no particular order, here they are: “The Life of Pablo” — Kanye West Kanye has done it again with tracks […]

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Watching cartoons was a big part of the first 12 years of my life. Before having my own computer and phone, the only leisurely activity I had besides reading was watching television. There are so many amazing cartoons that I remember watching. Most of them have pretty good comedic timing and funny jokes (though a bit […]

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As December rolls around, the average college student faces a common dilemma: balancing studying with holiday celebration. If you spend all of your time studying, you face the risk of missing out on all of that holiday cheer. If you allow yourself to be completely submerged by holiday cheer, you face the risk of failing […]

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I recently bought myself a plant from Market Basket. As I cradled my new polka dot/freckle face plant in the checkout line, I did not anticipate that $3 could bring me so much joy. I’ve watched with delight as my plant has slowly spread it’s pink-speckled leaves and flourished on my desk. However, happiness is […]

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