By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis During the first few months of 2013, the “sequester” has been a hot topic in the media, economic debates and White House conversations. Many Americans believe the term refers to government budget cuts but there’s more to it than that. Do you feel confident about your definition of “sequester”? […]

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By Samantha Wong, Staff Writer @saaaamwong If there was a statue that allowed me to pay homage to skinny jeans, I would gladly pay tribute. Skinny jeans are generally the most flattering form of denim to date. I, along with most of the female population, have more than four pairs in my closet. Skinny jeans […]

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By Kristina Saliba, Staff Writer This March I grew extremely tired of opening my yellow Warren Tower curtains only to see more snow falling down on Comm Ave. Every day before those snowfalls, I would be foolishly led on by the melting snow on the sidewalks, mistakenly led to believe that maybe…just maybe…this time it […]

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By Matt Clarkin, Staff Writer I can’t say I like live-concerts much.  The drinks are a fortune, the mosh-pits a pain, and other fans a drag.  So by the time I’ve waited five hours in standing-room-only for my new favorite band to reach the stage, my legs and my patience are a little worse for […]

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We have compiled a brief list of the best sports moments of all time. Well, at least according to the Freeple (Freep +People…get it?). We’re not biased or anything. Chris Lisinski, Campus Editor: Manchester City went into the final game of the season needing a win. A few weeks earlier, they had defeated archrivals Manchester […]

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By Amira Francis @Mircatfrancis According to a story by CBS Boston, Mayor Menino told business leaders he wants to create 30,000 new housing units in the next seven years. He intends for these housing units to be something called micro-units. Micro-units are defined as small 350-500 square feet living spaces. From what it looks like, they […]

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By Heather Hamacek @HeatherHamacek Eight new food trucks will be debuting on the streets of Boston this spring with the new season’s circuit.  Mother Juice, Fugu Truck, Taco Party Truck and Sweet Tomatoes have all gone mobile. Boston University students have never had to many options for lunch or a quick snack in-between a busy […]

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By Brian Latimer, Staff Writer @BrianLatimer If you have ever been in a newsroom or in a journalism class, editors and professors will tell you to avoid editorializing as much as possible. People do not want to read what you think. They want to know: What happened? What is the result? You have to report […]

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By Christina Janansky @cjanansky It’s hard enough to flip through a Victoria’s Secret catalog or Calvin Klein ad without thinking: “How could society ever expect us to look like that?” But the question becomes all too real when out shopping; you know—when you see the six-foot tall, size 00 mannequin in the window modeling ‘doll-sized’ […]

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By Kristina Saliba, Staff Writer A flood of reactions has recently surfaced due to rather curvy mannequins being displayed in a Swedish store called Åhléns, the Huffington Post reports. A photo of these uncharacteristically heavier mannequins, sporting lingerie, went viral on a Facebook group called Women’s Rights News. The caption under the photo reads, “Store […]

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