By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger Language is always evolving, accommodating for changes in culture and behavior. Ridiculous at first, new words seem to pop up every week, creeping their way into our daily vernacular. Yet it isn’t until a word is officially entered into a dictionary that the word is deemed acceptable for formal […]

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By Brandon C. Kesselly, Staff Writer @BCKesso Have you seen “Despicable Me“? How about “Despicable Me 2“? Have you heard the soundtrack from both movies, especially that upbeat song “Happy” from the sequel? How about Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines”? Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” and “Lose Yourself to Dance”? Chances are you’ve heard at least one of […]

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By Jacob Carter, Staff Writer @jacobca1995 The South by Southwest music festival was held in Austin, Texas last week, and in honor of the event, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel turned his hijinks toward the festival’s countless participants. In a special edition of  “Lie Witness News,” — a comedic segment on his show devoted to a reporter […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Wrtier @beammeupkyra Monday, Grayson Bruce, 9, was advised to keep his My Little Pony lunch box at home because his school deemed it a “trigger for bullying.” Many children at school had started calling the North Carolinian horrible names, even telling him to “go home and kill himself” because of his […]

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By Heather Goldin, Multimedia Editor @HeatherGoldin The time has finally arrived to choose a housing option for next year. You know you don’t want to be stuck in one of the freshman dorms, so you may want to start doing research on the Boston University Housing website. Do you go for one of the well-liked […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist If you are planning to live off campus for the first time next semester, it  can be difficult to budget how much to spend on food, especially when there is no dining hall to swipe into (unless one of your generous friends guest-swipe you in). Once you figure out how […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz Whoever said rabbit food isn’t any good needs to check again. Carrots, whether its the shredded stuff you see in a salad or the addictive baby ones, are both delicious and nutritious. Not only do they contain beta-carotene, which is responsible for that gorgeous orange hue, they are also […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 Bossy. We’ve all used it as a way to describe someone we know in a negative way. A campaign dubbed “Ban Bossy” has emerged to stop the usage of this word. The two sponsors behind Ban Bossy are Lean In (founded by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg) and Girl Scouts. In addition, celebrities […]

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By Chris Lisinski, Staff Writer @chrislisinski Neil deGrasse Tyson wants you to join him on an adventure through time and space. Strange as that may sound, you should accept. He is not an astronaut himself, nor is he extending a creepy, Wonka-esque invitation; no, Tyson wants to show you all about the world around you […]

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By Devon Delfino, Blog Editor @devondelfino You know what really says ‘health insurance’? Cat gifs (at least according to the White House.) In an effort to get more sign-ups for Obamacare youth before the March 31st deadline, the White House released a series of gifs (some of which are cat-related) to illustrate the need for […]

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