The release of the second season of “Stranger Things” on Oct. 27 was a sweet escape for me after a particularly taxing week of three midterms. The perfectly-timed drop of the series on Netflix meant that I ended up binge-watching the entire season in a single sitting. Although nothing could have prevented my instant binge […]

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Cutest Couple We all know that Rachel Lindsay was too good for Bryan Abasolo and that she should have ended up with Peter Kraus on the most recent season of “The Bachelorette.” Even though Rachel and Bryan did dress up as Hugh Hefner and a Playboy bunny one night, it’s nice to see Rachel getting […]

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Your favorite artist releases a new song. You press play, and suddenly you hear something that sounds quite familiar. It’s a song you’ve heard before, but it’s not by this artist. This phenomenon is known as sampling. When musicians use pieces of work from others to create new content, they are sampling. Not to be […]

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When most people think of video games, usually what comes to mind are games like “Call of Duty” and “Halo,” very fun first-person shooters where you can just turn off your brain and play. While, in the past, puzzle games and shooters dominated the gaming landscape, today, with easily accessible game creation programs like “Unity” […]

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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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  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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As we start the seventh week of fall semester, many of us feel like we’re drifting. All that drive we had to be more productive and procrastinate less this year is flickering in the face of midterms and the changing weather. Sometimes, it can be hard to pick ourselves up after a bad week. Sometimes, […]

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Unarguably, 2017 has been the year of Cardi B, as the acclaimed female rapper who has transcended all expectations and become a force to reckoned with. Upon releasing her hit single “Bodak Yellow” this summer, Cardi B topped the charts and eventually became the first female rapper to go platinum since Lauryn Hill in 1998. […]

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Stars Hollow, Central Perk and Constance Billard School for Girls are fictional places created for some of our favorite characters in shows that take place in the northeast. Most of the scenes from “Gilmore Girls,” “Friends” and “Gossip Girl” were filmed in Los Angeles studios, but here are some iconic spots are only hours from […]

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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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