By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Muse Editor and Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Muse Staff @Kirkpatrick_SJ and @bufoodist Future Islands Samuel T. Herring, for the lead singer of an indie rock band, is refreshingly unpretentious. His festival-opening set with his Future Islands bandmates on Friday at Boston Calling, while by no means a clean performance, was humble, raw and honest. Future […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Features Editor @bufoodist Choosing twenty or so “favorite” songs almost feels like unusual punishment. So, instead, I gave myself a new task: Make myself into a playlist. The result is an odd combination of Motown, contemporary indie rock, classic folk and of course, a splash of funk. The songs themselves have little […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist If you are planning to live off campus for the first time next semester, it  can be difficult to budget how much to spend on food, especially when there is no dining hall to swipe into (unless one of your generous friends guest-swipe you in). Once you figure out how […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Features Editor @bufoodist Let’s be honest: MTV has sort of lost its spark. Maybe it’s because mainstream music generally falls flat once you enter college (or leave the eighth grade). Maybe it’s because MTV rarely plays music anymore. Regardless, the mtvU Woodie Awards, which celebrate the music “college students love,” may revive MTV’s […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Features Editor @bufoodist Teatime is upon us: When the cold weather rolls in with the turn of the semester, there’s nothing like grabbing a fuzzy blanket, opening your laptop and curling up with a hot cup of tea. Tea is a magical product. It can wake you up or calm you down. […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist The North End: a tiny slice of Europe just a T ride away. You know it’s there, but the appeal of delivery and the unwillingness you have to get out of bed keep you from actually spending the $2 to visit Boston’s Little Italy. The North End is actually […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist The muggles of the world are having a mild aneurism over the new discovery of Butterbeer Frappuccinos and Steamers at Starbucks, but the secret gem of the holiday season are the warmer alternative: Butterbeer Lattes. Butterbeer, in the Harry Potter books, is a foamy, warm beverage that tastes “a […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist “It seems crazy now, but I played basketball and I was going to be either professional player or in the Olympics,” Kori Rae said in a roundtable interview. “That was my goal from childhood. But then an injury in college changed that and I had to figure out what […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist When Lady Gaga decided to tour South Africa in 2012, she landed on an opening act she thought would be appropriate for the area: Die Antwoord. Die Antwoord was a somewhat-successful local rap group with a “similar” bizarre image. Die Antwoord disagreed. In response to her offer, they released […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist We all love tasty treats, but as broke college students, a) we’re poor and/or can’t afford to go out to eat and b) we have no kitchen in our dorm room. Whoever allowed this contradiction to happen is some sort of sadist, but never fear! It’s time for… No […]

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