Every time the seasons change, I get a desire to listen to some new music. Here are some emerging artists that are definitely worth a listen.   Shoffy Alex Shofler, of LA, just embarked on his first tour around the United States. His music ranges from songs that you should be dancing to at a […]

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Everything important in life, I learned from “Animal Crossing.” If you are unfamiliar with the establishment, it’s basically a game about life where you have your own character, house, town and independence. Between the series’ four main games (“Animal Crossing,” “Animal Crossing: Wild World,” “Animal Crossing: City Folk” and “Animal Crossing: New Leaf”), the franchise […]

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When I transitioned from living in a quad sophomore year to a single junior year, I was not prepared for how quiet living alone would be. While it was nice and peaceful, it was also lonely not having three roommates to bounce ideas off of and not constantly have chatter in the background. To combat […]

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When you attend a school as large and diverse as Boston University, you’re bound to meet people from all over the world — people with entirely different experiences, languages and lifestyles than yours. And it’s an incredible feeling to get to know those people who are different from you; it breeds tolerance, acceptance and humility. […]

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This November will be full of new releases, including heart-wrenching stories, both true and fictional, that will make you think. As you’re planning your weekends up to the holiday season, watch these dramas, memoirs and documentaries. I dare you not to be inspired and moved. 1. “Loving” (Nov. 4) Mildred and Richard Loving married in […]

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Revenge porn has taken the Internet by storm. This disgusting trend is a way to threaten, intimidate and punish exes by posting explicit photos and videos that were meant for only one set of eyes. It is no surprise that content on the World Wide Web, once it is posted, is almost impossible to get […]

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The animal farm has taken over Twitter. Chicken Treat, an Australian barbecue fast-food chicken restaurant, introduced a unique marketing technique by hiring a hen named Betty to take over its Twitter account. The company placed a computer in Betty’s coop for the past week, allowing her pecks and steps to publish tweets such as: s`12Zqg1hbjuiq9QAIzuxudeedcxceecfcddd […]

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You know how NASA, other various space programs and a few astronomy folk have been trying to tackle the Mars frontier for decades? Honestly, they don’t need to go too far. Birdsville, Australia, is surrounded by hundreds of sand dunes, dry landscapes and unbelievably desolate expanses. It’s basically another planet. Birdsville is bumpin’ with a […]

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Are you at least 17 years of age? Are you free of cold or flu symptoms? Are you currently taking any antibiotics? Have you recently traveled to the Caribbean or a malarial region? If you have ever been nervously sitting in the waiting room ready to give blood, you’ve probably half-heartedly skimmed through these questions […]

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In the past few years, interest in autonomous vehicles has increased exponentially, with companies ranging from Google to Uber to Ford exploring the field, spending vast sums on achieving the futuristic dream of self-driving cars. As one can imagine, these cars must have incredibly advanced crash-avoidance systems, looking out for objects ranging from children to […]

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