Sometimes someone in our lives just needs a little pick me up. It seems that recently, for whatever reason, a lot of people I know have been having bad days, even weeks. It can be hard to try and comfort your friends in college, with everyone having busy schedules and being tight on money. But, […]

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As a young kid, Halloween was the unique opportunity to stay up late and go out on a school night — granted, “late” meant 8 p.m. and “go out” meant walk around the neighborhood. Still, there was something undeniably special about trick-or-treating. It was so much more than just ringing doorbells and getting candy. Now […]

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By Erica Schwartz @ericasalviati You know how you’re usually capable of passing up that breadbasket at the Italian restaurant? Or how you’ve finally been able to find control and not pig out at sleepovers with your best friends? Well, Halloween is the exception. Eating at least one piece of candy or chocolate is crucial to […]

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By Olivia Shur, Staff Writer 1. Visit a Haunted Ship Looking for a less traditional haunted house? Check out the Haunted Ship at the USS Salem. You’ll walk through a variety of eerie rooms, like a creepy kitchen and a child’s room filled with dolls. You’ll also learn about the ghosts that are believed to […]

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By Stephanie Smith, Staff Writer Candy actually can rot our brains. Cavities aren’t all we have to worry about for this sweet treat season, type 3 diabetes is hidden in those sweets too. Though these treats may be tempting and delicious, there’s a new reason that we may want to avoid eating them in excess. […]

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By Steph Solis, Staff Writer @stephmsolis It’s the most wonderful time of the year. That’s right, free candy and Frankenstein costumes (or, better yet, Miley Cyrus costumes). This week’s roundup is dedicated to Halloweekend, as Boston has tons of haunted happenings scheduled. If you’re not into that, maybe you’ll enjoy the Vegetarian Food Festival or […]

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