1. Become the first person to ever live on an Amtrak train. I mean, hey, he is Amtrak Joe, right? It only seems appropriate that he should be the person to reside on an Amtrak. Think of the possibilities. Biden, riding the rails, cutting a path across the American Heartland, possibly coining the phrase “housetrain.” […]

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2016 — a year that will be remembered as the true return of Britney Spears: living legend and vanilla candle aficionado. Almost a decade after her heart-breaking breakdown was splashed all over the tabloids, all of the pieces have come together for the Princess of Pop. The gradual process of putting her life and career back […]

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The first time I ever heard of LSD was when I was having a friendly who-knows-drugs-better conversation with my brother. We threw around terminology that we knew back and forth, told stories of people we (sort of) knew who had done hard drugs and even talked about the horror stories of sorority girls who died […]

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Dear Record Labels, It is me again, Rivers Cuomo of the band known as Weezer. How have you been? It’s been what, five years since we last spoke? I know we’ve both said some things that we didn’t mean. You once told me to write catchier songs, so I stormed out of the meeting and […]

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Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer It is hard to imagine that recycling could be considered a sort of mutiny against the government. That is the case in certain countries, though, where it is illegal to pick up trash from street corners. Once recyclables such as cardboard, scrap metal and soda bottles are at the curb, they […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Over the past few years, college classes have changed and adapted to pop culture and the modern college student. They have infused television mediums, as well as popular movies and trends. This coming spring, MIT will offer a course called “Credit for Reddit.” The MIT Reddit class will both […]

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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 Alex Siber, Staff Writer Can you recall a time when the forerunners of hip-hop’s elite pantheon largely represented the generalizations and pigeonholed stereotypes that the mainstream populace held — perhaps rightfully? Even as rap’s prominence continues to spread across varying subcultures and demographics (the white rapper is as common as ever, as is rapping […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux While hailing from the town that inspired West Egg in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby certainly adds to my excitement for Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation out next week. A long list of other factors account for my increasing enthusiasm— the soundtrack and Leonardo DiCaprio, just to name a […]

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By Danielle Cantey @canielle17 Shain Gandee one of the stars of MTV’s wildly popular reality show BUCKWILD , which chronicles the antics of a group of young West Virginians, was found dead along with two others in his truck Monday. The cause of death appears to be a result of mudding (off-roading) gone wrong. Gandee […]

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