By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Kevin Ware recently suffered one of the most gruesome sports injuries in the history of the NCAA tournament. While attempting to block a Duke player’s shot, the University of Louisville point guard landed awkwardly on his legs, which resulted in his leg breaking in a very graphic and painful […]

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By Heather Goldin, Staff Writer @HeatherGoldin Over the past few months, trends in hilarious Facebook groups have prompted Boston University to create some witty groups of its own. We have already covered the notorious Banana University, but that is just one of the many entertaining pages. Similar to Banana University, Bedtime University is also based on […]

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By Heather Hamacek, Staff Writer What is one to expect from an event called Condom Couture?  Well, condoms for one, and fashion for another.  Boston University’s chapter of Face Aids, an organization that helps fight HIV/AIDs in Africa and advocates for safe sex held the university’s first Condom Couture last Thursday night. The event worked […]

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By Sydney Moyer, Staff Writer Last Wednesday, when my friend told a friend of hers that we were going to see Cloud Cult at Brighton Music Hall, he responded, “One of the best REAL POSITIVE live shows u can see!” After seeing the Minneapolis-based experimental indie act, I can think of no description more fitting. […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino According to a recent article in the New York Times, a federal court judge ruled that Plan B, also known as the morning-after pill, should be available without a prescription to women of all ages.  Currently, sixteen-year-olds and younger are required to obtain a prescription in order to be given the […]

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By Hilary Ribons, Blog Editor @hilaryalexisr The past few days have been hard for Boston. After the explosions that ended the Boston Marathon early yesterday, a somberness has fallen over the city. Everyone is still on edge and heightened security remains on Boylston. Today, Online Editor Melissa Adan and I went down to Newbury to […]

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By Hilary Ribons @hilaryalexisr According to a live blog on boston.com, there were two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Copley Square. Authorities say there are two confirmed dead and many injured. Authorities also said cell phones were deactivated in the city to avoid accidental detonation of other bombs. For updates […]

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Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Food Editor The James Beard Award countdown has begun. Last month, the James Beard Foundation released the nominees for ‘the Oscars of the culinary world,’ and three of the five nominees for ‘Best Chef: Northeast’ reside and cook within the Boston area: Jamie Bissonnette of Coppa and Toro, Joanne Chang of Flour and […]

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By Seline Jung, Social Media Editor @selinejung Last week I went on the first field trip I’ve been on since I was in high school. I had the wonderful opportunity to visit the United Nations in New York with some of my classmates from my “Diplomatic Practice” class. The trip was entirely funded by the […]

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By Danielle Cantey, Staff Writer @canielle17 We all know someone who is obsessed with their furry, four-legged canine companion— the type of owner to carry their pooch around in a purse and dress them in the latest canine fashions. I myself am guilty of occasionally dressing my pups in sweaters during the winter. Well, look […]

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