By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis All you’d have to do is secure your seat belt, voice your destination, push the “drive” button and allow the car to do the rest. Automakers such as General Motors look to revolutionize the automobile industry by introducing self-driving cars by the end of this decade. Last month, General […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis A year ago, I arrived in Boston with mixed feelings. I was excited to move on with life and start my journey as a college student, but at the same time I was nervous about having to fend for myself. Luckily, I wasn’t alone. Back then, my major concern […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis People say that when you have children, you change forever. Well, when it comes to hipsters having children, they pretty much stay the same. According to an article in the New York Times, young New York parents have been catching on to ‘elimination control,’ which apparently means allowing their […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Kevin Ware recently suffered one of the most gruesome sports injuries in the history of the NCAA tournament. While attempting to block a Duke player’s shot, the University of Louisville point guard landed awkwardly on his legs, which resulted in his leg breaking in a very graphic and painful […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis During the first few months of 2013, the “sequester” has been a hot topic in the media, economic debates and White House conversations. Many Americans believe the term refers to government budget cuts but there’s more to it than that. Do you feel confident about your definition of “sequester”? […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Attention all Twinkie lovers! The Daily Free Now’s official Twinkie reporter, aka yours truly, has good news. Your favorite snack has a good chance of returning to store shelves this summer! I’m sure everyone remembers Hostess’s announcement that they were filing for bankruptcy last November. Twinkies, Wonder Bread, and […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Every year the Super Bowl ignites national frenzy amongst sports fans. Those who can’t watch the football championship live watch it from the comfort of their living room sofas. The perks of the later option: the entertaining commercials. This year my favorite ad was the Best Buy commercial featuring […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis In the wake of the second deadliest shooting in American history, Americans are partaking in a heated debate over the future of gun control. Many are calling for legislation that would address the gun control issue head-on while others believe that little could be done to appease the national […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Have you ever wondered what NFL players and coaches are yelling during competitive games? I always assumed that the coaches were calling plays or making sure their players understood their purpose on their field. I also believed that the players were either trash talking to the opposing team or […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer @Brandon_S_Lewis Jan. 21 2013 marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The holiday is known nationally as a day set aside to honor MLK’s contributions to history. Amongst BU students, it’s also recognized as a tip-of-the-hat to one of BU’s most notable alumni. And a three day weekend. Without his significant […]

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