By Abigail Lin @abbielin Abbie is a junior advertising major at Boston University and former photo editor of the Daily Free Press. She is spending the semester abroad in Paris while participating in the BU Paris internship program. She will be writing a series of weekly posts in which she explains her efforts to understand […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin In September of 2011, the Obama Administration created “We the People,” a site dedicated to the right to petition for all American citizens. The “We the People” platform has resulted in addressing many important issues from the economy and foreign policy to technology and the environment. But for every well-thought […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, MUSE Food Editor It’s official. We’ve been back from spring break for more than one week. Still feeling the effects of withdrawal? Got the mid-semester blues? Luckily, Brooke Jackson-Glidden, MUSE Food Editor, can look back at her spring break with more than just a forlorn feeling. And in typical foodie fashion, she […]

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By Samantha Wong, Staff Writer @saaaamwong Boston University remains a mixed-bag dating scene, with lots of different people wanting a lot of different things, from hook-ups to relationships and everything in between. The classic method of asking someone out is when one person invites another person out.  But, in both the figurative and literal sense, […]

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By Justin Soto, Lifestyle Editor Boston University’s Programming Council is planning a weekend full of fun with their annual inter-school pageant, Mr. and Mrs. BU on Thursday March 21 and Seth Meyer’s comedy show on Friday March 22.  Since I am a huge fan of Saturday Night Live, I was thrilled to hear that Seth […]

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By Danielle Cantey, Staff Writer “It’s just pop!” Sarah Palin exclaimed as she drank from a Big Gulp while mocking the recent overturning of the infamous New York City soda ban at the recent Conservative Political Action Conference, according to an article on ThinkProgress.com. According to an article by The Wall Street Journal New York’s […]

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By Jasmine Ferrell, Staff Writer @JasmineInBoston As if you couldn’t get enough, yet another Disney YouTube video has gone viral. First there were the hipster princesses now there are alternative endings to our favorite Disney Princesses. Featuring the heroines of The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Pocahontas, and Aladdin, this one man creates an […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino According to an article in the Wall Street Journal, Facebook plans on adding hashtags, the use of the pound symbol followed by a word or words, to its site. It’s hard to believe that the hashtag, in its Twitter use, is less than six years old. It was originally […]

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By Deborah Wong, Staff Writer @deb_wong_ For spring break, climbing into your bed back at home sounds pretty great and sun-tanning on the beach sounds even more relaxing. But over 400 Boston University students decided to do something productive during their one week of freedom from schoolwork and stress. They participated in an Alternative Spring […]

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By Christina Janansky @cjanansky Before we all had iPods and iPhones, we had MP3 players, Walkmans and CD players. Music has definitely become an integral part to everyone’s everyday life and we often use it to convey our emotions and life events. We use songs, artists and playlists to, more or less, create the “soundtracks […]

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