Who says jazz is dead? Jazz music, previously thought to be music for Southern grandparents, has made a resurgence in the American music scene, but this time, it sounds a whole lot different. Infused with funk, electronic and soul influences, nu jazz is on the up and up with nowhere else to go but up. […]

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They say that the first step to recovery is admitting that you have a problem. I am addicted to coffee, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I was lucky enough to be raised in a household of coffee enthusiasts (addicts might be a better term, actually), who passed on their love of coffee […]

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Recently, as with many broke college students, I wanted to expand my disposable income. Unfortunately, with my arsenal of classes and multitude of clubs and activities, a part-time job stood just out of reach. I decided to do what every responsible adult ends up participating in: I diversified my assets and delved into the world […]

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Dear Flaky People, You are most likely reading this as you avoid fully committing to plans with two (or more) people. Stop. I have been there. Let’s work this out. Let’s re-evaluate and break down why you are flaky. Because, let’s be honest, you are tired of being that friend who cancels last minute — […]

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Self-checkout counters in your library or local convenience store, essay grading machines and plagiarism checkers are some examples of where we encounter Artificial Intelligence in our daily lives. Have you ever wondered how Facebook knows which person to tag in the photo you just uploaded? That’s AI. Or how Snapchat filters automatically adjust to your […]

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It’s officially fall, and you know what that means: Your favorite shows are back and better than ever. It’s time to tune in and watch the newest seasons of the some of the most popular shows on television right now. While many of us college students like to watch Netflix 24/7, you may want to […]

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Thankfully, on-campus housing almost always provides students with a bed, desk, lamp, dresser — the bare necessities. Living off campus, however, comes with its own protocol. After purchasing bed sheets, toiletries, snow gear and so on, our college student budgets are pretty tight (my intake of ramen noodle dinners has exponentially increased since starting college). […]

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I’m Mexican and my hometown is Miami, so I have been surrounded by Hispanic culture my entire life. I’ve only been away from home for a month, but I already miss speaking Spanish daily and being surrounded by my fellow Latinos. Boston is an extremely diverse city, so although there is Hispanic community here, it’s […]

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For the purposes of this blog, I’m going to rewind back to January of this year, when I’d just landed at Heathrow Airport for my study abroad semester in London. Prior to the flight, I had looked up ways to get to my home for the next four months in the least expensive yet comfortable […]

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Just as all millennials are in constant debate on who the better Sprouse twin is, Instagram users are divided into two groups: rinsta (“real” Instagram) and finsta (“fake” Instagram). Your rinsta is your public and most likely aesthetic profile — the handle you give out on meeting people for the first time. Finsta, on the […]

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