By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Greetings from the Scottish countryside (or right outside of Edinburgh). The east coast of Great Britain? Who really knows? What I do know is that my friend Rima and I went to Edinburgh (pronounced “Edinboro,” fun fact) on a whim and it couldn’t have been a better decision. That […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino November’s cover of Elle magazine features the annual Women in Hollywood cover shots, but Melissa McCarthy’s cover is receiving a lot of backlash amid speculation that the plus-size funny lady is too covered up, showing just a sliver of leg beneath her coat, and a bit of exposed décolletage […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist Fitz and the Tantrums may be called retro, but for saxophonist and co-collaborator James King, there’s more to it than that. “You have to draw from something, but to the extent that people feel that it’s touching them now and it’s applicable to their daily listening, I think that […]

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By Erica Schwartz @ericasalviati Occasionally, we are put into unpleasant situations wherein following our regularly, healthy routines becomes slightly more complicated. Here, I answer some some common scenarios to get you back on track. Q. Which is better? To skip breakfast or eat an unhealthy one, when there’s nothing else? A. Eat an unhealthy one. Breakfast is […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Remember when Michael Jordan decided to pursue baseball? It was back in 1993 when he decided to step away from the NBA, which was the first of his three retirements. He signed a deal with the Chicago White Sox and played for their Double A-minor league affiliate for the […]

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By Max Cohen, Staff Writer @not_maxcohen Stoking the nostalgia of the middle-aged masses everywhere, Samsung has impressed with its recent Galaxy Gear advertisements. The commercial focuses on the product’s inherent nostalgia, cycling through the smart-watch’s uses in variety of classic TV shows and movies. The seemingly unattainable device of tomorrow’s world is finally here. In […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates In about a month or so, something important is happening. That, my friends, would be registration. I’m sure you all remember the excitement and disappointment of searching through all the classes, trying to find the right times and professors only to have all the spots taken by the time […]

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By Alex Siber, Staff Writer Can you recall a time when the forerunners of hip-hop’s elite pantheon largely represented the generalizations and pigeonholed stereotypes that the mainstream populace held — perhaps rightfully? Even as rap’s prominence continues to spread across varying subcultures and demographics (the white rapper is as common as ever, as is rapping […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz It’s been nearly two months since we’ve been in school, which means you’ve probably had more than a few boring breakfasts. Whether it’s been Cocoa Puffs every single morning or switching between strawberry and vanilla yogurt, chances are you could use some new, unique breakfast entrees to switch things […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Walking across campus, you tend to run into some interesting people. Boston University is a diverse place, and that makes itself apparent when you come across students from Shanghai, Wichita and Athens all within a 10-foot-radius. So, in this melting pot of culture, it can be a shock when […]

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