As a college-aged student whose life is mostly coordinated by a computer and smartphone, it is easy to forget that my generation is not the only one that uses technology for work and fun. Take, for instance, Facebook’s new policy that allows for users to designate a friend or family member as their legacy contact […]

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I am not a big fan of going to Starbucks. There is always some kind of line, and I am forced to stare at the stale bistro boxes for five minutes longer than I would have liked. I like my coffee-getting process to be as quick and seamless as possible. I cannot be bothered with […]

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No wonder worldly women nowadays are even more stressed, anxious and mentally unstable than ever before — they happen to be in competition not only with one another, but also with men. The metrosexual-man attitude, which hovers in the air like a haunting ghost, is setting off every woman’s alarm. First, the new array of […]

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The Upright Citizens Brigade quickly became a well-respected improv group when its first theater opened in 1996. Since then, we have founders Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Matt Besser and Amy Poehler to thank for producing some of the funniest people in comedy today. Boston University’s own students may have caught a glimpse of some rising […]

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Two years ago, I was seeing a guy whom I would consider a small talk connoisseur. Topics ranging from the weather to summer employment were all conversation starters he drew from each time we saw one another. I often found myself holding back a yawn as he stretched the conversation revolving around the statistics of his […]

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Lady Gaga is on the brink of a massive comeback. For those who love her, it is a blessing. And for those who do not — please get better taste. Having largely stayed away from the world of pop music since 2013, she has planted the seeds to a return to the top. Her Golden […]

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The 2016 election cycle has quickly become simple to summarize by using the term “anti-establishment” from both sides of the political spectrum. Regarding the Republicans, many voters have clung to Trump as the savior of America, trusting the longtime businessman to fish the American Dream out of the gutter where they believe it lies. Across the […]

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  Welcome back to the “spring” semester, Terriers! While you are enjoying the cold weather of Boston, it is time to take a look at the NFL playoff picture after the divisional round. The Arizona Cardinals scored a hard-fought but well-deserved victory over the Green Bay Packers. The Carolina Panthers only played 30 minutes to […]

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I love the beginning of a semester, or “syllabus week,” as it is affectionately referred to. It is a time where the workload is light, the morale is high and the stress is at an all-time low. We tend to ignore all of our responsibilities to hang out with friends, go out to parties and […]

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If you are a Facebook user, you have probably noticed “suggested searches,” or been prompted by Facebook to friend certain people. Whether associated with things you have liked in the past or the number of mutual friends involved, these suggestions, for the most part, are fairly logical. Those suggestions are made possible thanks to a […]

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