Boston University students tend to take for granted our easy access to the rest of Boston. What other campus has eight subway stations running right through it? However, we still grumble about the nausea-inducing unsteadiness of the Green Line and wish that the train was as slick as the red line. I’m guilty of all […]

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“Why are there period ads everywhere?” reads the bold lettering on an ad developed by Thinx, a new company that has created underwear built to absorb period blood. “The better question is,” they also posit, “Why shouldn’t there be?” The salient question was originally aimed towards commuters on the New York subway system, but it […]

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What’s the first thing you think of when you think of New York City’s famed Times Square? Is it the interminable sea of tourists? The cars honking and screeching, or the blinding fluorescent lights? How about topless women, nightmarish Elmos and goofy-looking Spider-men? Well, if you’ve been to the renowned intersection any time in the […]

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When I think of New York, I think of the ever-reliable Bodega stands and black coffee in blue Anthora cups. I also think of Union Square and tourist traps. Then there are places like Times Square, Top of the Rock and the Empire State Building — landmarks quintessential to the city. Another iconic building is […]

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The 2014–15 school year is shaping up to be one with the massive outbreak of stories about race. From night shootings to month-long protests and riots, things don’t seem to be looking up. On March 19, Austin, Texas Mayor Steve Adler told CNN he was outraged when police reported seeing stickers that state, “exclusively for […]

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By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 Here we go again. Just last month, it was announced that Zachary Levi, known for his work in “Chuck” and the voice of Flynn Rider in “Tangled,” would produce and star in a new musical sitcom entitled “Tuned,” which has presumably been picked up by NBC. The show will […]

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By Samantha Wong, Staff Writer @saaaamwong According to an AP article featured on USA Today’s website, in Times Square, this month, an apparently disturbed Cookie Monster pushed a two-year old and shouted obscenities at his mother for not charitably handing over $2.  Earlier this year, an anti-Semitic Elmo pleaded guilty for disorderly conduct and a […]

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