By Andrew Harwood Given that this is my final post for the semester, I want to continue my streak of delivering to my audience a list for their consideration. I’ve already listed my 10 must-see films, and for this post I’ll shift my focus to my favorite underrated films.  Now, I understand some of these […]

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By Emma Simonoff It’s commonly accepted that most romantic comedies don’t take place in our world. They break too many rules. They’re a kind of magical realism, which is most easily explained if you can look at romantic comedies as fantasy movies, or even as science fiction. Impossibilities can be coincidences — anyone in love […]

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By Andrew Harwood When it comes to film, something that can be universally agreed upon is the impression a well-made picture leaves behind. Maybe it’s the combination of impeccable acting, clever cinematography, a great script and even greater editing that further pulls you into the feature, but a well-made film stands as the ultimate achievement […]

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By Shaun Robinson I think the first time I realized how the coronavirus might change my study abroad experience in London this spring was when I went to a Brexit celebration.  It was, in fact, the Brexit celebration, organized and headlined by the Brexit politician, Nigel Farage, on the night of the United Kingdom’s departure […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis After reading Amanda Foreman’s “Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire,” for my British history course, I have been wondering what my life would be like if I were an 18th century British duchess. “Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire” chronicles the life of Georgiana Cavendish, a charismatic socialite who used her underrated intelligence and her husband’s, […]

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This year’s presidential race falls somewhere between “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and “60 Minutes:” a reality show with a sense of scrutiny, authority and importance. Perhaps it is simply because I am older and more cognitively aware, but it seems like this year, American citizens are more vocal than ever about their extreme likes […]

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A night out at the theater is the perfect way to do something new with friends and unwind after a long week. Plus, you get some pretty nice discounts if you’re a university student. Whether you’re a die-hard theater fanatic or just simply curious, the shows hitting Boston’s Theater District this season will not disappoint. […]

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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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I love One Direction. You heard me, I LOVE One Direction. I’ve unabashedly loved One Direction for the past five years, from when they were awkward pubescent boys performing synchronized dance routines on the X-Factor stage, to their peak of attractiveness in 2013 (Check out the “Best Song Ever” music video — you’ll understand), to their […]

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