Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman Between learning to pour the perfect pint of Guinness, embarking on a hilarious journey with new Irish friends and having a spiritual encounter with a particularly delicious burrito, I had a fantastic time exploring Dublin and Galway this week. When my professor canceled my Thursday class, my roommate and I decided […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Gone are the days of unrecognizable mashed potatoes and beans in prison cafeterias. Kosher offerings are being added to the menus of prisons across the country. According to a New York Times article, Florida is the latest state to fall under the kosher spell. In 2007, Florida penitentiaries stopped serving […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Back by popular demand, each week we are bringing you funny online videos with even funnier commentary.  By now, we’re all familiar with popular reality television shows such as American Idol, The Voice, The X Factor, and So You Think You Can Dance. The list goes on, as does […]

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By Olivia Shur, Staff Writer @livsure This year’s Grammy nominees are a competitive bunch, judging from the list that includes everyone from veteran winners like Tony Bennett to up-and-coming artists like Lana Del Rey. Here are a few predictions from five of the most anticipated categories. Record of the Year: “Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons A band […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates By now, you all know me as the slightly-snarky freshman who writes about life advice for other students in the weekly column “Life Hacks.” In the tradition of the New Year, I’m putting that column to rest. Who am I to give life advice? I’ve learned that I still […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz Inspired by the show How to Live to 100, my column highlights one nutritious food each week, detailing its benefits on living a happy and healthy lifestyle. Each food item can also be found in either BU dining halls or close to campus, making them really easy to access! […]

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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer @stacyscootover A full-time faculty count of 2,628 and a student body of 29,978 people can be overwhelming to the average student. With so many faces to know at Boston University, sometimes its not as easy to get to know who our teachers are beyond what they teach in the classroom. However, […]

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Chris Lisinski, Staff Writer @chrislisinski When 3D printing technology first grabbed headlines, most consumers were wondering what the future held. Now, finally, the day of salvation is near: We will soon be able to print chocolate. Legendary chocolatiers at The Hershey Company have teamed up with 3D Systems to develop the candy-printing system, according to […]

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By Devon Delfino, Blog Editor @devondelfino The latest “Bachelor,” Juan Pablo Galavis, recently released an apology, via Facebook, for his anti-gay comments regarding whether or not there should be a gay bachelor. His apology begins by asserting that the quote was “taken out of context,” and he then goes on to say, “The word pervert was […]

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Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman A week into my semester abroad, I still feel like it’s not really real yet. I’ve been to Buckingham Palace, Kensington Palace, Big Ben, Parliament, pubs (so many pubs) and clubs. I took a boat cruise down the Thames and even visited “Platform Nine and ¾.” Everything is gorgeous and so […]

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