A South Korean tech giant has taken up residence across the Pacific Ocean. Multinational conglomerate Samsung has launched a new flagship store in the heart of the Meatpacking district in Lower Manhattan, according to The Verge. However, this Washington Street boutique location is neither a store nor a factory. Samsung 837, named after its address, […]

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It is that time of the year when vibrant bikinis appear in wardrobes of dark clothing and shorts are dug out from beneath the heaps of sweaters and mufflers. It is the time when hitting the gym seems more important than spending hours at the library, and smoothies start replacing the usual go-to order at […]

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As college students at Boston University, regardless of our majors, the clubs we partake in and the housing we choose, we are all united by one thing. We love getting free stuff and, more importantly, we love free food. The roughly 1,400 members of the “Free Food For All” BU Facebook group can attest to […]

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Growing up, I was scared of almost everything. Now, to be clear, my parents never condoned my neuroses. They tried time and time again to coax my twin sister and me into activities that would push us out of our comfort zones and into all the weird and wonderful things that life has to offer. […]

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A recent study by Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at the University of California, Berkeley found that preschool teachers are hardly earning enough to make ends meet. This harsh reality poses a serious threat to today’s undergraduate students working toward an early education degree. The Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care recently […]

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  Everyone loves to hate the Academy. Each year, the decisions of some 6,000 entertainment industry members get criticized to no end. Whether it is the nominees’ clear lack of diversity, corrupt voting, terrible hosting, staged celebrity exchanges or the relentless snubbing of Leonardo DiCaprio, the Oscars cannot catch a break. This year, the backlash […]

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Merriam-Webster defines terrorism as, “the use of violent acts to frighten people in an area as a way of trying to achieve a political goal,” or in other words, the act of instilling fear. So terrorism is measured by how successful it is in doing so. Does the country react to terrorism with panic or calm? […]

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The case surrounding Kesha and her producer Dr. Luke, who allegedly abused her in various ways, is an incredibly disappointing moment in the music industry. It highlights how the fight for equal rights continues even today. The circumstances between Kesha and Dr. Luke are major setbacks to those who believe in justice. My initial reaction […]

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Hillary Clinton, the last rational politician in this country, won a decisive victory in Nevada Saturday over Bernie Sanders, the political equivalent of a guy who leads you on for two months with lots of promises but then ghosts just as things get serious (I’m not projecting at all). Just two days prior, Hillary had […]

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Slow and steady wins the race, or not? Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush’s “tortoise-and-the-hare” campaign tactic didn’t really work out … at all. From the moment he announced his campaign in June 2015 to the second he dropped out last week, he never polled at more than 18 percent, but for some odd reason, he […]

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