By Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer Young women are finding it difficult to find a legitimate doctor to willingly sterilize them. The arguments against sterilizing these women are always the same—either they are too young, or they are worried that by not having children, they will come to regret their decision later on, subtly implying that […]

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By Shannon Watts, Staff Writer @shannon_watts11 If you’re a human being and you’ve set foot in a grocery store, you’ve definitely heard about the many fads in the realm of “super foods.” Some are here to stay, but most aren’t. They fade from public consciousness before we can even get a definitive read on whether […]

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By Christine Kelly, Staff Writer @teenykelly With Halloween coming up this week, I decided to add a little seasonal twist to one of the official BUcket list items. I suppose I could’ve “pahked my cah in the Hahvard Yahd” but I don’t have a car or a thick Boston accent. I don’t even know where […]

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By Adrienne Cytto, Staff Writer @acytto This past weekend, I did a lot of reflecting on my time here so far and took the time to just step back and relax. Sometimes when you’re in a foreign city (or on any vacation, for that matter), you’re so busy going to all the sights, taking pictures […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates The Pew Research Center conducted a study recently asking thousands of people from a range of 40 countries to identify what the “greatest threat to the world” was. Interestingly enough, the answers to these questions were very different across the board. The participants in the study had five options […]

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By Clinton Nguyen, Multimedia Editor (@voxels) This week is mostly about, well, blogging. Feeling meta as heck rn. I. Content Moderation Behind every social media website, there’s an invisible army of content moderators, most of which are outsourced. They serve as the aegis for the digitally uninitiated—your grandma, Aunt Sally, your baby brother—and they’re the […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra It seems that the older we become, the earlier the generations after us become sexual. We’ve all seen Facebook pictures of freshmen in high school (or younger) sporting mini skirts and tube tops.  Or even worse: we’ve wandered around the halls and heard middle school students talk about sexual escapades. […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy It’s been a blustery and rainy couple days here in Boston (RIP umbrellas) and for those of you who have yet to experience New England’s winter weather: don’t get too surprised when the rain starts turning into snow. Now that the weekend is upon us, take a breather and […]

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By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 At the University of Arkansas, researchers in the Department of Education Reform have been conducting a study in which students in grades 7-12 are observed six weeks after having attended the live productions of either “A Christmas Carol” or “Hamlet.” It was found that the students who attended the […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus Bethenny Frankel officially confirmed this week that she will be rejoining Bravo’s “Real Housewives of New York City” for its upcoming seventh season. Frankel appeared on the show’s first, second and third seasons before departing for her own spin-offs, “Bethenny Getting Married?” and “Bethenny Ever After.” The reunion of Frankel […]

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