By Ann Singer, Staff [email protected] When life throws racist innuendos in the form of bananas your way, what do you do? Barcelona’s Dani Alves picked it up and immediately took a bite during a soccer match at Villarreal last Sunday. Alves is a Brazilian, playing for Barcelona. Evidently, someone in the stands didn’t appreciate Alves’ presence. At […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff [email protected] What do you get when you put together two good-looking athletes and a rendition of a “Frozen”song? Over one million views on YouTube of course! Matt Kilby and Brad Borosak, both US Navy baseball players, released a video of them lip-syncing to the song “Love is an Open Door,” which has gone […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff [email protected] Is it possible to be one of the worst “Wheel of Fortune” contestants ever while bringing shame to all college kids around the nation? Julian Batts, a freshman and honors student at Indiana University, achieved this feat during the College Week episode of the show. He managed to miss three […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff [email protected] For most of us, life as a nine month old consisted of crawling around and learning that ‘no’ really meant no. This is no different for little Musa Khan, hailing from the slums of Lahore, Pakistan. Well, except that he was also charged with attempted murder. Wait, what? Can this be […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger What do “How I Met Your Mother” and “Les Misérables” have in common? Jason Segel and Neil Patrick Harris of course! In an episode of “Inside the Actors Studio” with the cast of HIMYM, an audience member asked Segel and Harris to reenact the song “Confrontation” in honor of […]

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By Ann Singer and Katrina Uy, Staff Writers @annmsinger @katreenz Boston University’s first spirit week took over campus last week, offering a wide array of activities including Residence Hall Association (RHA) carnival events, a pep rally and lacrosse game  and a Mr. and Mrs. BU pageant. The RHA hosted a carnival on Thursday that consisted of nine […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger Here we go again: a new scientist, a new study, and a not so new debate has caught the world’s attention. Scientist Craig Anderson, director for the study of violence at Iowa State University, recently published a study about the link between violent media exposure and aggression in children. […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger Language is always evolving, accommodating for changes in culture and behavior. Ridiculous at first, new words seem to pop up every week, creeping their way into our daily vernacular. Yet it isn’t until a word is officially entered into a dictionary that the word is deemed acceptable for formal […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger Arizona governor Jan Brewer vetoed SB 1062, a bill commonly known as “that Arizona anti-gay bill,” last week against the desires of conservative Christian activists, her main supporters. The bill would have allowed businesses to deny services to the LGBT community based on religious beliefs. Amid all the hype, […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger Disney’s Magic Kingdom, the most expensive Disney theme park, raised their one-day ticket prices up to $99 — a $4 increase — on February 23. Prices for Epcot, Animal Kingdom and Hollywood Studios also increased by $4, now $94 for a day of entertainment. With such a price hike coupled with the […]

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