By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist The North End: a tiny slice of Europe just a T ride away. You know it’s there, but the appeal of delivery and the unwillingness you have to get out of bed keep you from actually spending the $2 to visit Boston’s Little Italy. The North End is actually […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino I am just about the last person you would expect to love “Doctor Who” (or at least I like to think I am). Nevertheless, the show’s cult following and the ridiculous amount of fan-girls out there are sure to tune in for the 50th anniversary episode entitled “The Day […]

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By Erica Schwartz @ericasalviati When one walks out of his or her dorm, one would expect – or at least hope for – a pleasant smell. Except that there are some cases when one gets a whiff of cigarettes. I promise not to completely rant about smoking. I personally don’t agree with people who smoke, […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Twitter’s been on a roll as of late. Last week, “the SMS of the Internet” went public and witnessed its shares rise 73 percent above the offering price on its first day in the stock market. It was a pretty amazing accomplishment, considering Facebook flopped during its public debut […]

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By Ross Hsu, Staff Writer The style that made Mathangi “M.I.A.” Arulpragasam famous is all but decimated on her new release: “Matangi.” Her songs used to be direct and simple, not on a stylistic level, but emotionally. The songs were easy to engage and enjoy, requiring little to no deciphering or decoding. But “Matangi” is […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Right, so as always, here I am with some tips to make your life a bit easier. In case you haven’t realized (or didn’t want to realize), registration for freshman is this Sunday. The time, which you can refer to here, depends on the last number of your BUID […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The month of November kicks off the holiday season with every American’s favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Now, imagine a world where your favorite winter holidays combine to form one super-mega-celebration! Fortunately for every Jewish-American out there, it’s your lucky year. That’s because 2013’s first night of Hanukkah coincides exactly with […]

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By Trisha Thadani, Staff Writer Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore’s classic bow tie and ever-present smile is a common sight for Boston University students while walking down Commonwealth Avenue. Elmore is known to make appearances at various student-group meetings, several on-campus performances and, sometimes, even grabbing a drink with students at T’s Pub. Many know […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn If you don’t know who Finn Harries is, don’t feel bad. He’s part of a growing subculture of the Internet. Finn and his twin brother, Jack, are YouTube celebrities who run a channel called “JacksGap.” It has over two million subscribers. Besides being grossly handsome — it’s almost offensive […]

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By Samantha Wong, Blog Editor @samzwong It is never easy to hear when your home undergoes some kind of disaster. I hail from the Philippines. More specifically, I hail from the capital, Manila, located up north in the region of Luzon. Fortunately, my family and most of the Metro were barely affected by the typhoon. […]

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