In an era where technology has picked up speed and maintained momentum thus far, it’s easy to feel like you aren’t in control. Knowing that by using apps and websites you are essentially giving up personal information and forsaking your privacy, people can perceive themselves as simply data points for tech companies. However, it’s imperative […]

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Patty Jenkins made history this summer when she became the first woman to direct a superhero movie. But women have been making a splash in the independent film world for quite some time. Here are six films directed by women that are perfect to watch on a chilly fall day — all you need is […]

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The release of the second season of “Stranger Things” on Oct. 27 was a sweet escape for me after a particularly taxing week of three midterms. The perfectly-timed drop of the series on Netflix meant that I ended up binge-watching the entire season in a single sitting. Although nothing could have prevented my instant binge […]

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It seems like, as college students, we are always busy, always on the move and always doing something (or avoiding doing something). Fortunately for us, the podcast medium has been expanding exponentially in relevant, diverse content that can keep you entertained on the go. Tune in on your way to class, as you eat in […]

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When I first joined Boston University as an economics major, I didn’t think my curriculum would deviate too much from the traditional macroeconomics classes and the preset business school syllabus. However, the College of Arts and Sciences’ focus on integrating divisional studies and liberal arts into every student’s four years at BU ensured that I […]

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Girls of punk rock are seeping through the indie music scene, attacking with a fervor that has culminated over generations of gender inequality and oppression. Working double time to achieve the same status as their male counterparts, girl bands are rising like a phoenix from the ashes of a grim and patronizing past. Screaming into […]

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When most people think of video games, usually what comes to mind are games like “Call of Duty” and “Halo,” very fun first-person shooters where you can just turn off your brain and play. While, in the past, puzzle games and shooters dominated the gaming landscape, today, with easily accessible game creation programs like “Unity” […]

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While I understand the hesitation some people have with regard to watching horror movies, these people are, unfortunately, missing out on an extensive selection of fantastic films. The genre is so much more than just creepy slashers with jump scares; it is rife with genuinely brilliant works of cinema. So, in honor of Halloween, here […]

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Ever since our fitness tests in elementary school, we have been conditioned to believe that crunches and sit-ups are effective. If I knew then how disadvantageous crunches are for your core, I would have told my “sit on the ankles” partner. Certainly, he would have appreciated this advice more than the high five I gave […]

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Amidst all the depressing news we see on Twitter every day, it can be hard to see the bright side of things. Here are five tweets from politicians that might actually make you giggle instead of making you want to curl up into a ball and cry.   Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years […]

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