By Thalia Lauzon I never thought I was old. I just turned 19, so I didn’t think I’d get to that mindset so early in life –– but here I am. Two weeks ago, my friend and I were having a conversation that somehow became about our hometown of Chicago. We found out together that […]

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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 Khadijah Khogeer Netflix’s latest rom-com series “Emily in Paris” released its 10-episode first season on Oct. 2. Emily Cooper, played by Lily Collins, is a 20-something American who moves from Chicago to Paris to work as a consultant at her marketing firm’s new acquisition, Savoir. In the first season, Emily must navigate her professional […]

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By Maya Mabern A lot of people seem to be against cover songs, and unfortunately, I used to be one of them.  Regardless of who covered who or what, I was always convinced that the original version of a song was the only one that mattered. I’d like to think that the widespread disdain for […]

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  The 60th annual Grammy Awards were, as usual, a night dedicated to the music industry’s biggest stars. Such a star-studded night, of course, comes with a slew of awkward, funny and moving moments between musicians. Here are eight of Boston University’s schools as the Grammy’s biggest moments:   Lil Uzi Vert and his Pop-Tarts […]

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  Sports are a double-sided coin. On any given night, teams may clash in aggressive rivalries, embodying the competitive spirit many associate with athletics. Yet sports can also evolve into heart-warming stories that cross team lines. In 2017, we saw many of both, but here are three of the best underdog stories in sports from […]

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Every time the seasons change, I get a desire to listen to some new music. Here are some emerging artists that are definitely worth a listen.   Shoffy Alex Shofler, of LA, just embarked on his first tour around the United States. His music ranges from songs that you should be dancing to at a […]

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The 2016 presidential election has been one long rap battle. Whether the candidates are dissing each other or themselves, the public is fed up. Trump has been launching insults at Hillary for the entire election season. Some rappers decided to shoot some disses back at Trump, and here are five that definitely make a statement. […]

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What would you want out of your favorite show? You might be seeking the energy of an exciting show, or the intimacy of a small venue. Ultimately, you just want to have a fun time, but maybe you want more. “Light Upon the Lake” is a brief 29-minute album released in June by Chicago-based band […]

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