By Emily Overholt, Staff Writer @EmilyOverholt Oh Convenience Points. The magical currency of terriers all over Commonwealth Ave. While they’re great for snagging some late night Domino’s or some overpriced shampoo in City Convenience, there are some things you just can’t get. Despite being sold in places that accept the points that you bought on […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman After an absolutely amazing week of travel, I’m back home and safe in South Kensington. My friends and I took spring break to the next level by traveling from London to Budapest, Hungary and then making our way over to Lisbon, Portugal. From there, we jetted on home and back […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus I can’t believe it’s a new week already. But forget about those Monday blues, and focus on all the jazzy, exciting things that happened last week! Seriously, so jazzy! 7. Luna the rescued cat: We’re starting off this countdown with an ‘awww,’ because I’m talking about an adorable little […]

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By Alex H. Wagner, Staff Writer @AlexHWagner The typical markings of a Hollywood-esque awards show: red carpet (check), searchlights (check), and immaculate venue (check). Now all that’s missing are the high-profile stars and their big-budget period dramas. Yet even without the parade of Armani and Oscar de la Renta, Boston University’s very own Redstone Film […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Since “The Lego Movie” came out two weeks ago, my Facebook news-feed has been filled with statuses raving about it, my friends have been raving about it, and even Rotten Tomatoes has been raving about it (the movie has a 96% rating, beating The Dark Knight!) My point is […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Spring semester is going by in the blink of an eye (how are we halfway through February already?) and BU is racking up the events for senior semester, like a trip to Foxwoods Resort Casino this past weekend, and an upcoming on-campus Matt and Kim concert, as well as […]

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By Joe Incollingo, Staff Writer Speaking of swallowing until you burst: Tuesday night, Detroit Golf Club chef Kyle Hanley served a 10-course tasting menu to only 36 participants at the Elizabeth Theater above Detroit’s Park Bar. To make things more interesting, the food choices are based on and accompanied by Radiohead’s 2000 album “Kid A.” […]

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By Jacob Carter, Staff Writer @jacobca1995 The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games are coming to an end, but that does not mean an end to the glory that they inspire. Last week, prank group Improv Everywhere orchestrated a fake torch run in New York City, complete with 400 willing participants to play the part of encouraging spectators. You […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra It seems like the leading social media network has finally caught on to the fact that gender identity isn’t just about male or female anymore. Facebook added more than 50 new gender options for people who do not strictly identify as male or female Thursday, Feb. 13. Some of […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz If you think drinking coffee every morning to wake yourself up is a bad habit, think again! Though some believe that having coffee each day can have bad consequences, studies have shown that a cup of Joe can actually give you health benefits. For one, drinking several cups of […]

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