1. Harley Quinn One of the hottest movies of 2016 is none other than “Suicide Squad.” This movie had many fantastic features, but Margot Robbie’s role as Harley Quinn was definitely one of the highlights. Her lines in the film were delivered charmingly and eloquently, and her action scenes were groundbreaking. So naturally, who wouldn’t […]

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Harry Potter fans have been rejoicing for the past year about “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” coming out on Nov. 18 of this year. The film is based off J.K. Rowling’s novel that follows Newton Scamander as he deals with the American magical community 70 years before Harry Potter did his thing over […]

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The ability to vote at the age of 18 is an extremely important rite of passage that I completely forgot about until my parents reminded me about it. More specifically, they reminded me that I needed to request an absentee ballot. An estimated 80 percent of Boston University students are out-of-state residents, so I was […]

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One day, I came across an article titled “Are my jumpers bobbly?” and was taken aback. My British teacher laughed when I told her that I didn’t fully get what it meant, and then she proceeded to explain that it meant, “are my sweaters pilling?” That slight hesitation is an example of how British English […]

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Netflix launched on Nov. 3 a series of five-minute episodes of popular children’s television shows geared toward parents who have trouble getting their kids to sleep. These “5 Minute Favorites” from shows such as “Dinotrux” were cut down from 23-minute episodes into small clips for parents who need help regulating their children’s addiction to the […]

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As contentious as U.S. President Barack Obama’s presidency has become, its quest is visibly transformative. What is least likely to go down with his legacy, but is arguably most notable, is the way he has challenged public discourse. On Feb. 5, Obama addressed religious leaders at the National Prayer Breakfast by decrying those who distort […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The month of November kicks off the holiday season with every American’s favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Now, imagine a world where your favorite winter holidays combine to form one super-mega-celebration! Fortunately for every Jewish-American out there, it’s your lucky year. That’s because 2013’s first night of Hanukkah coincides exactly with […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke I was raised celebrating traditional American holidays—at least, they seemed traditional to me. But seeing as my mother is Jamaican and my father is Indian, their views certainly impacted my view of a traditional holiday. Living in Miami, I grew up alongside Hispanic culture infused into everything, even without […]

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