With so many people not only at Boston University, but also in Boston itself, first impressions are everything. We occupy time with fun dating apps that are meant for judging strictly by appearance — and that’s okay! However, with the upcoming election, America’s political tensions are high and college social scenes are not excepted from the hysteria. […]

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In an effort to turn himself into more than just an image of anger toward establishment politics, Trump released a skeletal plan last week of how he would eliminate the national debt. The problem is, the facts aren’t on his side. According to Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler, not only is Trump’s plan to eliminate […]

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Momentum is the quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity. “Momentum” is the key word of the status of Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign, which is one for the textbooks. Overcoming the odds, Sanders swept all three Democratic caucuses Saturday in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii. During a rally […]

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In today’s world of mass media, we are treated to views of the mess of the 2016 presidential election, new revamps of old, beloved TV shows and new, exciting products that promise to shed those pesky pounds that just don’t seem to come off. However, we are often forgetful of the problem that rules the […]

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Call him what you will: socialist, communist, old man, curmudgeon, whatever disenfranchising name you give him. But there is one adjective you cannot use to describe him without making yourself look a fool. That word is “inauthentic.” To whom are we referring here? Formerly independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, of course. Arguably the most authentic […]

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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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Prefacing a description of a 2016 presidential candidate’s latest claim with, “despite lack of evidence,” is not exactly the ideal way to start. Donald Trump is by now the most commercial candidate in the race for the Republican nomination, but what are his tactics for gaining support? Lies. Slander and bigotry have won Trump the […]

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It’s the talk of the town, for the left-wing at least: climate change. With all of its menacing effects so far (displacement of both wildlife and people in the Arctic region is just one downfall), we still have yet to hear the Republicans utter a word, except to denounce the existence of it, but will […]

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Are rules for debate even considered anymore? The past three debates on the Republican side have been filled with outrageous candidate-on-candidate attacks, hilarious screenshot-worthy Trump faces and outlandish, straight-up lies from the likes of Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson. All these happenings are pretty telling of the Republican Party at this stage in the presidential […]

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Just when we thought things couldn’t get worse for the coral reefs around the world, they do. Not only are the mass amounts of garbage and rising sea temperatures testing the endurance of the reef landscape, but now the very skin of swimmers is affecting coral. The problem? Sunscreen. According to Time, a recent study […]

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