By Katie Bernatchez, Staff Writer Holocaust movies are often shown as heartbreaking stories of oppressed Jews versus ruthless Nazis. These may be the polarized extremes of World War II, but German families, neither fighting the war nor suffering in camps, lived in constant fear, poverty and eventually, a deadly war zone. “The Book Thief,” directed […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis I would like to dedicate this post to all the retail stores out there bracing for the holiday season madness. It is the best time of year for the retail industry because shoppers will be bustling in and out of stores, all hours of the day. However, since there […]

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By Max Cohen, Staff Writer @not_maxcohen Plastered on every  Twitter feed in the country this week was Amazon’s announcement for creating a sophisticated network of autonomous flying drones which would be able to deliver packages based on GPS locations. Wow. This sci-fi technology sounds intriguing, and I’m sure it was inspired by something ridiculous from a 60’s […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving break that was ultimately way too short for my tastes. I spent mine with two crazy adorable little girls, so I can’t say it was too bad. Hopefully you all had equally wonderful vacations. Does anyone else find it annoying that […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn When it gets to late November and early December in Boston, you should know what to expect. I’m a lifelong New Yorker, but even I was unprepared — emotionally, physically, spiritually — for the North Pole crashing down Commonwealth Avenue a few weeks ago. If you don’t remember a […]

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By Erica Schwartz @ericasalviati You are a college student, living off of a college student’s budget. So what sounds more intriguing, a $2 McDonalds cheeseburger or a $14 5 Napkin Burger cheeseburger? I get it. For some odd reason, the world works in a backwards way: fast food (otherwise known as really fattening food) is […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz The last “Harry Potter“ book came out in 2007, and the last movie was released in 2011. It’s hard to believe it’s only been about three years since new canon material was released. Yet, the fandom continues to live on. Just last week, Entertainment Weekly readers dubbed the “Harry […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @kebbietot Jake Bugg made a name for himself as the moody, acoustic, thoughtful crooner of the British invasion. With his first full length, self-titled album, we witnessed a true songwriter at his craft. Bugg’s signature is an amalgamation of catchy lyrics, thoughtful chord progressions and a flair for the extra […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke I’m the worst liar. It sounds silly to admit because “everyone lies,” but I don’t have a knack for it. I’d divert my eyes, start to giggle or smile and run away. A lie, for me, is kind of like stilettos. They are super cute, but if you wear […]

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By Michelle Jay, Multimedia Editor Now that November has ended, it’s time to see how the gentleman of the FreeP faired at No Shave November after our initial look at them. Spoiler alert: no one made it all the way through. Various reasons were given: interviews, itchy, scraggly, life. Here’s where they each stood on […]

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