I don’t know about you, but I woke up Wednesday morning after three hours of sleep feeling great and ready to face the world. Just kidding — I felt awful, and I bet most people reading this did as well. While we’ve all started coming to terms with the fact that we elected an anthropomorphized […]

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As a Hillary Clinton supporter, I ask myself not what she can do for this country, but who will join her to govern the country. Hillary alone cannot change America: it takes a team to decide and shape its norms and future values. I hope she chooses a team of powerful women who are not […]

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When I began the arduous college search my junior year of high school, I prioritized two things: a city environment and diversity. I’m from a very small, rural town in northern New Jersey, and I was one of about five black kids in my graduating class of 248 students. Diversity was not something I was […]

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Nov. 8 may be the presidential election, but it’s also a big day for candidates running in our local elections. In the town of Barnstable, Aaron Kanzer is running as the Democratic nominee for Massachusetts state representative. The Northeastern University graduate is an energized voice hoping to bring solutions to his home of Cape Cod; […]

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As someone who moved to Boston this year from North Carolina, I am now a self-declared expert on the differences between the South and the North. I can now pinpoint specific differences between the two cultures not typically visible to the average New England eye. Here’s a handful of them: 1. Boston has aggressively bad […]

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As a Connecticut native I’ve been extremely fortunate to experience the wonder that comes with the yearly transition from summer to fall. Although I’m fully aware that my background makes me biased, I continue to defend the notion that New England boasts some of the most beautiful fall weather in the country, as the foliage […]

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A Massachusetts start-up called Steem finished their two-year-in-the-making, caffeinated peanut butter. The new concoction is made with green-coffee extract, natural agave sweetener and all-natural peanut butter. By combining these ingredients, the caffeine of the green coffee bean mixes with the fat of the peanut butter to make this one of a kind spread. The beauty […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates As Dzhokhar Tsarnaev comes back into the spotlight, we, as Bostonians and as humans, are forced to relive the terrors that came with the Boston Marathon bombings. The 21-year-old is accused of killing three people and injuring over 200 by placing two bombs at the finish line of the […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin With the election just around the corner, you can’t forget that there are other names on the ballot, including U.S. Senate candidates and district representatives. If you are registered to vote in Massachusetts, then on the ballot you will find candidates Scott Brown and Elizabeth Warren. After the three […]

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By Hilary Ribons, Staff Writer @hilaryalexisr Voting day is fast approaching! And for all of you who are registered Massachusetts voters, there are some issues that will be on the ballot that are sure to catch your attention. Now, what’s more interesting than something controversial? The Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative, or Question 3, will be […]

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