By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates As Dzhokhar Tsarnaev comes back into the spotlight, we, as Bostonians and as humans, are forced to relive the terrors that came with the Boston Marathon bombings. The 21-year-old is accused of killing three people and injuring over 200 by placing two bombs at the finish line of the […]

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Jenna Perlman, Staff Writer @jenna_perlwoman Ah, Netflix. The 21st century’s most beautiful creation. The ability to sit effortlessly on your couch with thousands of TV and movies is at your fingertips. It’s incredible. While Netflix is a great way to explore different cultures, time periods and situations, it’s also a great way to spend a […]

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Lee Hadwin has everyone’s dream job: he earns a living by going to sleep. Without ever having artistic aspirations, Hadwin is quickly becoming a respected and internationally known artist for drawings he creates while asleep. Hadwin has been drawing inexplicably in his sleep since childhood, but in his teenage years, Hadwin’s works started to become […]

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Austin Crann, Staff Writer @austincrann Last week, Meghan “I Wasn’t Strong Enough for an Eating Disorder” Trainor’s debut album “Title” started off as a massive hit on the Billboard charts. It sold almost 200,000 copies, finally dethroning Taylor Swift’s “1989” from the top of the charts. The album has the biggest first-week numbers for a […]

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Sarah Burstein @sarahh_burstein That’s right. It’s another McDonald’s controversy. It’s no secret that civil rights and other issues concerning race in the United States are on everyone’s minds right now. The cases last year concerning what many believe to be the unlawful and tragic murders of Michael Brown and Eric Garner by police officers, as […]

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Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @akitchensink2me Here in the 21st century, humans like to imagine what new technology lies beyond the horizon. Well, now we don’t have to look too far because the future is upon us. The new device that made its debut at this January’s International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is the […]

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Lily Purqurian, Staff Writer @lilypurq As anti-abortion activists marched through Washington, D.C. on Thursday for the annual March for Life, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives passed a measure limiting federal funding for abortions. And this was the moderate alternative. Late Wednesday night, an anti-abortion bill — banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, with […]

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Katie Aramento, Blog Editor @kaatiekaat14 “The Last Ship” has set sail. The Broadway musical conceived and composed by rock-legend Sting, officially ended its run at the Neil Simon Theatre Jan. 24, after having 29 previews and 105 regular performances. Even in last-ditch efforts to increase ticket sales by actually putting Sting in a supporting role […]

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Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs “Deflate-gate” is one of the most ridiculous NFL controversies in recent memory, and former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe agrees. In a piece for Time Magazine published Thursday, Kluwe argues that the New England Patriots’ alleged football deflating is the least of the NFL’s problems. In a league where the […]

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Franchie Viaud, Staff Writer It is hard to imagine that recycling could be considered a sort of mutiny against the government. That is the case in certain countries, though, where it is illegal to pick up trash from street corners. Once recyclables such as cardboard, scrap metal and soda bottles are at the curb, they […]

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