The time is here. Marathon Monday. Roughly one million spectators gather along the route of the Boston Marathon each year to witness all types of competitors. Elite runners, handcyclists, veterans and first-time participants gather to race. Volunteers join together to assemble welcome packs for all runners, set up first aid stations and prepare for a […]

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As the spring semester rolls around, it can be a time of stress. There is stress about packing, buying new books, making sure you have great professors and what these next four months will bring. But this is also a time to be excited and ready to take on the new semester with confidence, friends and […]

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From the outside looking in, Boston sports fans probably seem crazy to almost everyone. We stand outside in the blazing hot sun of July. We huddle together on freezing nights in October and bundle up and stand outside in a blizzard just to support our local heroes. When trying to answer the question, “why do […]

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The image of the Boston Bruins hoisting the Stanley Cup in 2011, just missing out on it in 2013 and topping the Eastern Conference last year seem like distant memories. The month of February has not been nice to the Bruins. They have only seen the win column twice this month. They lost six games […]

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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer@stacyscootover I spent this past weekend in New York, and while NYC is the “big apple” and the “largest city in the U.S.” I couldn’t help thinking how much I love Boston more. Don’t get me wrong, New York is amazing — but there is just something about Boston that makes […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski If Webster was a college-aged COM major, he’d describe FOMO in the following ways: Noun: Short for “fear of missing out,” describing the feeling of being left out or the anticipation of being left out. It can also be used as a verb. When used in a sentence: “Lauren […]

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On Saturday, at the Red Sox Rolling Rally, Meredith Perri captured David Ortiz running across the Marathon finish line. Instinctively, she Instagrammed it. Little did she know what would happen to it. From her blog: The Narrative Lede: The story behind the David Ortiz Photo I’m, quite honestly, a bit shocked right now. When I […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Earlier this month, CNN released its Top 10 Heroes of 2013 list, shedding light on average individuals attempting to make a difference. This year’s winners partake in a wide range of causes such as providing shelter for disabled veterans and helping inner-city children stay off the streets. Each hero […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Ellen came to Boston. The tweet read: “Who’s ready to win some World Series tickets? I’m talking to you, Boston. Marsh Plaza at BU. 5pm. Be there.” False. This statement should have read, “A representative of Ellen DeGeneres is holding a competition for, like, three people to win Red […]

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