By Andrew Harwood The Greek chorus blares their droll commentary as Jocasta, wife of Oedipus and Queen of Thebes, runs into the palace and hangs herself. Oedipus lingers, having just been told other horrid news, still unknowing of his beloved wife’s fate. His servant follows after the Queen, only to return with morbid information. Oedipus […]

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By Michelle Tian I’ve recently learned I have absolutely no self-control. I already knew that, but I never knew how bad it was until I was introduced to true crime — the beginning of a self-destruction cycle. On the first day of 2020, I stumbled upon a YouTube documentary about the vanishing of flight 370 […]

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By Thalia Lauzon I never thought I was old. I just turned 19, so I didn’t think I’d get to that mindset so early in life –– but here I am. Two weeks ago, my friend and I were having a conversation that somehow became about our hometown of Chicago. We found out together that […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Aries (March 21 to April 19) Congrats! You will receive your first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine this month, along with genital herpes. The two are unrelated, though. Taurus (April 20 to May 20) The most amazing things seem to happen when you least expect it, so don’t be surprised when you […]

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By Katrina Liu For my fellow Spotify users out there, Discover Weekly can be a hit or miss. Sometimes I vibe with more than half the songs. Sometimes I vibe with literally none of them. Not to mention that one week when Discover Weekly got super confused after I exclusively listened to Broadway show tunes […]

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By Grace Knoop On Monday morning, I woke up at 6:45 a.m. and had an energy drink. After dragging myself out the door, I went to practice — I’m on the Boston University figure skating team. Then, I nourished myself with an almond milk latte as a recovery drink. While that’s a lot of caffeine, […]

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By Julia Furmanek  As the semester picks up and snow continues to smatter the Northeast, the final weeks of February seem to drone on with every slushy trek down Commonwealth Avenue. Yes, the days are getting longer, evenings brighter. But winter is still upon us, and according to Punxsutawney Phil, we can’t expect spring for […]

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By Emma Simonoff If you miss “Lizzie McGuire,” watch “Ally McBeal” If Lizzie McGuire went to Harvard Law School, she would become Ally McBeal. Like Lizzie, J.D. from “Scrubs” and Addie from “Unfabulous” combined, Ally has a lively and visual imagination. She pictures heads blowing up, people being thrown into dump trucks and babies dancing […]

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By Sami Elizondo Whether you like studying in the complete silence of your dorm, or the bustling George Sherman Union with plates of Panda Express floating around you, one thing that could improve the quality of your grind is music. However, not just any tunes — lo-fi music in particular. I started listening to lo-fi […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer In honor of Black History Month, I will be reviewing one of my favorite films of all-time: Spike Lee’s “Malcolm X.” This 1992 masterpiece is a biopic of civil rights activist Malcolm X, chronicling his early childhood, time in prison, conversion to Islam and life leading up to his assassination. Malcolm X […]

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