By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Over the weekend, YouTube star Sam Pepper posted a prank video in which he grabbed the butts of female strangers while under the guise of asking them for directions. The video received instant backlash, causing both his fans and the greater YouTube community to call him out. Within the […]

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By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 Written by a performer and devoted theatergoer, this column will be dedicated to finding the inside scoop on theatrical happenings in and around Boston. Artist profiles and Broadway’s latest news are also up for grabs —  there’s no business like show business!  Jeremy Jordan: Broadway heartthrob and TV bad boy […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman Mmm, the start of fall means it’s prime time to order a Pumpkin Spice Latte — or as some like to call it, God’s gift to mankind. It pairs perfectly with light sweaters, UGG boots and instagrams of leaves (or as I like to cleverly call them, leafograms). But what’s […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton Memorizing dates and long, less-than-memorable names is important for a history exam. There’s also this test called LIFE, and if we are going to be functioning members of society, we need to know what’s going on in it. This column is here to do “political science” — to break down the […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates Feminism has become an almost unapproachable topic. People are afraid of discussing the word and topic because of the backlash that seems to come with it. It’s somehow associated with negative connotations. Twenty-four-year-old Emma Watson, best known as Hermione from the “Harry Potter” movies (and basically a fantastic person), went up in […]

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By Shannon Watts, Staff Writer @shannon_watts11  Trigger warning: general mentions of rape and sexual assault. While lazily scrolling through my various social media feeds on Friday, I had to do a double take when Jon Hamm’s face appeared on a post by the White House Instagram. The executive branch and the star of “Mad Men” […]

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By Nicole McMillen, Staff Writer @nicchmcm Day after dreary day, I trek from Danielsen to Marciano. The dining halls are so out of the way for me that I have a really bad habit of skipping meals when I’m in a rush (which is often, because I’m late for just about everything). Then, when it’s […]

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By Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs Hide your wives and hold the presses: Robin Thicke’s in trouble again. In an attempt to distance himself from accusations of plagiarism from the Marvin Gaye Estate, Robin Thicke admitted that he didn’t write about 80% of everyone’s favorite misogynistic jam of last summer, “Blurred Lines” — Pharrell Williams did. But does […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 “Harry Potter” may be the best series of books to ever exist, at least according to Facebook users. For the past year, people have been listing the top 10 books that have affected their lives as part of a circulating Facebook challenge. These books don’t have to be well-known or […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Scotland has voted no in a poll for independence Thursday, but it remains historically significant for a number of reasons. The Background: Scotland went through the task of deciding whether or not it wanted to remain a member of the United Kingdom or strike out on its own as an […]

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