By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Think back to your childhood. I can almost guarantee that at least one of your parents wasn’t always there to celebrate a special moment or milestone in your life. Mohamed El-Erian, former CEO of PIMCO, used to be one of those parents before he resigned in January. The reasons for […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman The state of California is making history by kicking butt and showing the country who’s boss.  On Sunday, the state unanimously passed the “Yes Means Yes” law, which defines sexual consent as a verbal agreement as well as clarifying what sexual consent really is. “Yes Means Yes” was geared […]

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By Alexandria Hilliard, Staff Writer Following the Supreme Court’s passing of Roe v. Wade in 1973, the subject of abortion among pro-life and pro-choice activists has been an ongoing battle on a political and social level. Within the past few years, however, the battle has taken a volatile turn. Fake abortion clinics concealing themselves under the […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein I was at the movies last Saturday, munching on overpriced popcorn and watching Dylan O’Brien be effortlessly attractive when it occurred to me that the movie I was watching seemed eerily similar to movies I’d already seen. I was watching The Maze Runner, directed by Wes Ball and based […]

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By Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer Daredevils. It’s only natural to wonder what makes someone risk themselves for the sake of entertainment. If it was purely entertainment for entertainment’s sake, they would have found a much safer, if comparatively boring, way to regale America’s fickle audience. It might not turn as many heads, but on the bright side, the chances […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Zilla van den Born’s family and friends waved goodbye at the airport, thinking that she would be off to East Asia for the next five weeks. Instead, van den Born snuck back home. This was the start of her university graphics project, which focused on the perception of the […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto Well, I think it’s safe to say that Melbourne has been one of the best school field trips I have ever been on. We left Sydney early Sunday morning and were at the airport by 6:30 a.m. Surprisingly, there wasn’t a lot of security at the airport aside from […]

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By Clinton Nguyen, Multimedia Editor @voxels Hello, dear readers. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Clinton, The Daily Free Press’ multimedia editor, the fellow who pushes the happy blue publish button. I usually don’t contribute editorial content, but this is set to change. A little background: Quick Fixations started out on TinyLetter, […]

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By DeeDee Hughes, Staff Writer I’m new to Boston and a freshman painting major here at BU. “The Art Equation is a column all about exploring and breaking down Boston’s vast art scene. Join me as I discuss museum exhibits, find local artists, and ponder all of the bizarre intricacies of the fine art world.  Art […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy Let’s be honest: how many times have you been to Starbucks or Dunkin’ this week? For the past month? Have you ever been anywhere other than these nationwide coffeehouse chains for your daily fix of caffeine and baked goods? If you answered “no” to the last question, prepare yourself — this column […]

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