With the recent news of Prince Harry’s engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal family is dominating the news yet again. But the recent attention on the British royal family brings up the topic of monarchies in general. It is interesting to think about how long they’ve lasted and how their roles have differed, […]

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With the holiday season in full swing, there is no better way to embrace the joy and magic than by watching a Christmas special. If you are anything like me, your childhood was filled with an array of classic stop-motion specials, only to be viewed during the month of December in order to maximize Christmas […]

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I wouldn’t say I’m the most social media-savvy teen. I don’t have a Twitter, I don’t post on my Facebook, and I didn’t make an Instagram until the summer of 2015. I do use Snapchat, because I enjoy the casual vibe of the app. On Snapchat I can make dumb jokes and post silly videos […]

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It’s finally December, and while that’s a friendly remember that finals are approaching, it’s also time to open up that advent calendar. With so much to do and that last day of exams cutting so close to Christmas, it’s important to remember ‘tis the season to be jolly. Whether you have some time off work […]

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In the first three days following its release on Oct. 27, 15.8 million people sat glued to their screens to watch the first episode of the second season of the sci-fi drama “Stranger Things.” Since its original release in July of 2016, the show has been a pop culture phenomenon, earning Netflix vast viewership and […]

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Winter chill means winter fashion, and is there anything better than a cute hat to keep you warm, happy and fashionable?   Pompom Hats:   My personal favorites are the ones with the fur pompoms on top. They’re super cute and versatile and the color range is phenomenal. Find cute options here, here or here. […]

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No. The answer to that absurd question is no. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster is  still very much alive.   It’s been more than two years since I first heard the soundtrack to the musical, and to this day, you can still catch me strolling down Commonwealth Avenue blasting “Satisfied.” But what about the soundtrack makes […]

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There are many people, myself included, who are a little upset about Prince Harry’s recent engagement to Meghan Markle. Our chance at being British royalty has sadly disappeared, but there are still so many single, beautiful British men on the market. Although they may not be princes, and marrying them won’t make you a princess, […]

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As an international student, I have found myself getting more and more acclimated to living nearly 10,000 miles away from my family over the course of my undergraduate studies. That is not to say that I don’t miss them — it’s just that I have found my home away from home in Boston. Even so, […]

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As it gets colder and the stores and streets start decorating for the holidays, the urge to curl up with a blanket and watch Christmas movies grows stronger. Classics like “Home Alone” and “The Holiday” are always a good way to go, and we all have our favorite films that we use to escape whatever […]

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