By Shannon Watts, Staff Writer @shannon_watts11 I have a confession to make. Well, it’s not really a confession. I should say I’m announcing on a public forum that I hate pumpkin pie. I know. It’s un-American of me. I just think that pumpkin pie is unnecessarily squishy, and often isn’t even made with actual pumpkin. […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein Just putting it out there: there is no human being on this earth that loves Thanksgiving more than I do. Every year I wake up early, put the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, blast the Christmas music station (much to the disdain of my Jewish parents), and adorn […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy For many of us, the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood is home to the Red Sox, various museums, and the soon-to-be first CityTarget on this coast (slated to open in 2015). But aside from these big attractions, this area is also home to local businesses serving to the area’s residents. Location #7: […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates TIME magazine has been on a rampage to be more edgy to attract younger readers. With articles like “Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi Try to Break the Internet With Their Holiday Card” and “Benedict Cumberbatch Tries to Get Jimmy Fallon to Say ‘Booty,’” it seems that TIME is […]

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By Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs Ferguson protesters staged a “die-in” in St. Louis on Sunday, 100 days after Michael Brown’s death. Their bodies outlined with chalk on the pavement, participants laid down in a major intersection in front of Washington University. Some held flowers, while others held signs. But the main opinion held by […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @thedanosaurus An Australian news anchor has worn the same blue suit for an entire year without anyone realizing to protest and point out the sexism his female co-anchor faces every day. On Australia’s Today, Karl Stefanovic said that while he changed his shirt and tie daily, his blue suit—dry-cleaned occasionally […]

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By Christine Kelly, Staff Writer @teenykelly Today, Martha Stewart released a line of 3D printable home products along with designs and colors for these products. What is 3D printing? Without going too into depth with the science behind it, the process is essentially building a virtual design and then creating a 3D object layer by layer. Although […]

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By Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer If we can send a man to the moon, invent microscopic cameras the size of a pin and use our imaginations to make the seemingly impossible possible, why can’t we make something like a tiny strip of gum taste like a full three-course meal all in itself? When I brought up […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra World consumption of sushi has risen over the past few decades. Don’t lie, you like it too. Jiro Ono, star of the popular 2011 documentary “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” urged the world to stop overfishing at the Foreign Correspondents Club of Japan, saying that it will deplete materials used […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman “Her nagging voice is the reason she lost the male vote.” With the midterm elections over, the United States is looking at the 2016 presidential election. We’ve had many political firsts in the past decade: our first African American president, our first Mormon major party presidential candidate, and our first openly […]

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