On Friday, the newly colonized Boston University fraternity Phi Kappa Tau hosted a charity concert to benefit the SeriousFun Children’s Network and Planned Parenthood. Located at their house on 22 Reedsdale Street in Allston, the show comprised of four local bands that put on a night of music and fun. Over $800 were raised for […]

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Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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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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Planned Parenthood made its virtual reality movie “Across the Line” accessible online. And it couldn’t have come at a better time, with the abortion debate hitting the floor of the Supreme Court, the 2016 presidential election candidates arguing about this every single day (see Donald Trump’s comments from last week) and the Food and Drug […]

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There is a lot happening in women’s health care right now. The United Nations declared abortion to be a human right last week, and the Zika virus was declared an official public health emergency right around the same time. Here is where the two connect: since the Zika virus causes major birth defects, several Latin […]

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The Democratic Party presidential primary race has not gone as anyone had expected. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, essentially a Tina Fey-written character come to life, has posed serious competition to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who previously seemed to be on the track for an almost-guaranteed victory. Clinton scored two major endorsements this past […]

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Are rules for debate even considered anymore? The past three debates on the Republican side have been filled with outrageous candidate-on-candidate attacks, hilarious screenshot-worthy Trump faces and outlandish, straight-up lies from the likes of Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson. All these happenings are pretty telling of the Republican Party at this stage in the presidential […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra It seems that the older we become, the earlier the generations after us become sexual. We’ve all seen Facebook pictures of freshmen in high school (or younger) sporting mini skirts and tube tops.  Or even worse: we’ve wandered around the halls and heard middle school students talk about sexual escapades. […]

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