By Katrina Uy, Blog Editor @katreenz Tired of the Black Friday craze? Apparently so are a lot of people — Black Friday sales from this weekend have gone down 11 percent from last year, according to statistics from the National Retail Federation. A study done by the trade group reported that there was a 5.2 percent decrease […]

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By Katrina Uy, Blog Editor @katreenz The toys are back, and Pixar is at it again with yet another sequel to add to their wildly successful film franchise. On Friday, it was announced that the animation studio has plans to make “Toy Story 4,” to be released June 16, 2017. Not much is known about the […]

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By Katrina Uy, Blog Editor @katreenz After months of speculation, leaked photos and so many rumors you’d think you were back in high school, Apple officially revealed three new products releasing this fall on Tuesday afternoon. Just like last year, Apple announced not one, but two new phones, dubbed the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 […]

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By Katrina Uy, Blog Editor @katreenz Okay, BU. We’ve made it. It’s Friday and we’ve officially survived the first week of classes. Give yourself a high five, you deserve it. Then sit back and enjoy this incredibly witty ad that Ikea came up with for their 2015 catalog, presented in the form of an Apple […]

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By Clinton Nguyen, Multimedia Editor @voxels and Katrina Uy, Blog Editor @katreenz Photos by Mike DeSocio Name: Kyle Plantz Position at the FreeP: Editor-in-Chief Age: 19 (but turning 20 on Sunday! Woo!) Hometown: Syracuse, NY Why the FreeP? I knew I had an interest in journalism, but I didn’t know if I was going to be good at it or […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer@katreenz Just how far would you be willing to go to take better selfies? Apparently, trying to take another one from a different angle or putting a filter on wasn’t good enough for Triana Lavey, 38, a talent manager from Los Angeles, who spent around $15,000 on cosmetic surgery solely to change […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer@katreenz Last week, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) shut down a troop in Seattle for refusing to get rid of its scoutmaster, Geoff McGrath, who is openly gay. Pack and Troop 98 are sponsored by the Rainier Beach United Methodist Church. In late March, upon discovering McGrath’s sexuality, the BSA demanded […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer@katreenz On Friday night the first Korean pop dance showcase, miXx It Up!, was held in Jacob Sleeper Auditorium with over 150 people in attendance. If there’s an award for the club with the most interesting concept, it’s got to go to miXx, hands down: it’s currently the only dance group on campus […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer@katreenz By now, the birds are chirping, the warm weather’s finally kicking in, and we can more or less relax knowing that there probably won’t be any more snow until next fall. You’d think that all of the craze behind Walt Disney Picture’s latest movie “Frozen” would be over by now… […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz It’s an overnight fundraising walk. It’s a way to remember and celebrate those lost to cancer and those who have survived it. It’s a great bonding experience to share with family and friends. And above all, it’s a way to fight back against the debilitating disease that affects so […]

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