On Saturday, several events transpired at “Comics Come Home” that did not bode well for the Cam Neely Foundation. From sets about aborted plane landings to political bits that set the crowd ablaze with angst, the show was a rollercoaster from hysterical high points to horrific low points. The show was wildly entertaining, but also […]

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1. Twitter issues layoffs, shuts down Vine. This inventor of the 140-character post has been struggling to compete with other social media behemoths such as Facebook and Instagram. In its latest move to curb further losses, Twitter announced a 9 percent cut to its global workforce. Twitter pulled a similar move last year when 336 […]

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The presidential election this year is like Christmas for journalists. All around Boston University, aspiring reporters scour the news for the latest lede on Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. The influx of information is like unwrapping presents under the tree. But journalists aren’t the only group buzzing on campus about this election. This is the […]

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1. Barbara Bush Who would’ve thought, right? Barbara Bush, the daughter of former President George W. Bush, is a Clinton supporter. Barbara attended a Hillary Clinton fundraiser in Paris this past Saturday night. Barbara is the latest celebrity to join a slew of other Bush’s in support of Hillary Clinton. Last month, former President George […]

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Presidential Republican hopeful Donald Trump stated his pro-life opinions on abortion Wednesday in an interview with MSNBC host Chris Matthews. But what shocked voters, even conservative voters, was Trump’s comment on crime and punishment in association with abortion. After explaining that he would make abortion illegal as president, Trump declared that women who underwent the […]

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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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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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You know when your grandmother texts you a cringe-worthy “swag” in an attempt to be relatable? That is exactly what Mike Huckabee has done. Huckabee’s campaign released a video Wednesday parodying Adele’s “Hello” in an attempt to win over votes shortly before Monday’s Iowa Caucuses. Considering he had only 4 percent of the Republican vote […]

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The Democratic Party presidential primary race has not gone as anyone had expected. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, essentially a Tina Fey-written character come to life, has posed serious competition to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who previously seemed to be on the track for an almost-guaranteed victory. Clinton scored two major endorsements this past […]

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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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