By Katie Aramento, Staff Writer @kaatiekaat14 It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for—the first trailer for “The Last Five Years” is finally here! I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve watched the trailer at least five times already (okay, you got me. It’s more like ten). We all know I’m a huge Jeremy […]

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Lily Purqurian, Staff Writer @lilypurq Ever since it was announced that Officers Darren Wilson and Daniel Pantaleo were not to be indicted, protestors have taken to the streets. The murders of these unarmed black men and countless others don’t exist as isolated incidents for these crowds, stifled by a policeman’s fatal chokehold on Eric Garner, whose last words were “I can’t […]

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By Sarah Kirkpatrick, Staff Writer @Kirkpatrick_SJ 2014 has certainly had its low points, but at least in the world of music, it has been an excellent year. From Samuel Herring’s dance moves on Letterman to Robin Thicke’s failed album, and from Nicki Minaj’s iconic “Anaconda” video and reunion tours by Outkast and Neutral Milk Hotel […]

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By Bekah Paxton, Staff Writer @bekahpaxton Money is a form of political speech. In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld this statement in the ruling of Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, positing that the federal government cannot restrict nonprofit and for-profit organizations from donating money to election campaigns. Especially recently in the Republican Party, […]

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By Sarah Burstein, Staff Writer @sarahh_burstein On Nov. 19, Rolling Stone magazine published an extensive and horrifying article entitled, “A Rape on Campus: A Brutal Assault and Struggle for Justice at UVA.” In the article, writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely tells the story of “Jackie,” who alleges she was brutally raped by a group of fraternity brothers […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra “Treat yo self.” This line has been the defining meme of our generation ever since “Parks and Rec” aired the episode. In this society of egocentric civilians, it’s every person for themselves—which is unsurprising when you hear that the growing trend this holiday season is called self-gifting. Yeah. You heard […]

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By Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs Someone has solved one of the first world’s biggest problems with a something that looks like a simple piece of paper. Inspired by paper airplanes and origami, Soarigami divides an airplane armrest in half so both passengers get an armrest. It won’t be available in time for the holidays […]

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By Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman Thanksgiving is a time when stuffing your face is not only accepted, but encouraged. Family comes together, eating is continuous and food babies are definitely real. Along with the amount of food being eaten comes the annual “Post-Thanksgiving/Pre-Christmas diet.” We prepare for our second huge meal at Christmas, get swimsuit ready […]

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By Christine Kelly, Staff Writer @teenykelly The best thing about living in a city of more than 100 colleges? Two words: Student discounts. This little piece of plastic can save you a few shiny pennies in multiple places including the Museum of Fine Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art, New England Aquarium and Boston Ballet. […]

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By Shannon Watts, Staff Writer @shannon_watts11 Are you freaking out during pre-finals madness? Are you living in a state of denial? No matter your mental state, I can provide you with the perfect source of procrastination. Everyone has their weird fixations, and ever since I got a Netflix account at the tender young age of 14, […]

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