By Peter Colaner With the new semester nearing, I’ve compiled a list of the top five must-view movies students should watch before returning to school in Boston this Fall.  In making this list, I thought it was important to note that the actors are from Boston and have the infamous Bostonian accent, and the films […]

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By Andrew Harwood “Crime drama” can be defined as a film the incorporates themes and aspects of drama and crime. Despite the simple definition, “crime drama” is far from just a drama film revolving around criminal activities. Specifically, crime dramas include thrills, suspense and sometimes some dark comedy. In the more modern era, crime dramas […]

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Here are a few of Boston’s less-traveled neighborhoods and a place or two to check out while you’re there.

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  Whether you’ve spent all night studying, or didn’t even get out of bed until 3 p.m., there will come a time when you find yourself hungry after midnight. Boston gets a bad rap for closing early and being quiet compared to other big cities in the U.S. But despite this reputation, there are actually […]

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I’ve been studying in the United States for nearly three years, but I am still using my passport to prove my identity. I didn’t want to get my very first driver’s license in Boston, but then I found out it is so stupid to bring my passport everywhere, especially if it’s just to buy drinks. The thought […]

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My friend Zoe from home came to visit me in Boston this weekend. And due to an unfortunate non-refundable flight scheduling mishap, she was only in town for a little over a day. And Boston, being a large city, is resistant to being showcased only in a day. Boston really needs a weekend, or even […]

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Even though I’ve studied in Boston for almost one year, I’ve barely gone to Chinatown. Perhaps it’s because Chinatown is simply no longer attractive to me. I have been to Chinatown in Manhattan and Philadelphia, and they look the same to me. My friend invited me to go have lunch with him in Chinatown the […]

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Are you looking to avoid the papers and tests piling up? Do want a place to go to procrastinate that’s not just the happy place inside your head? I’d recommend a trip to the movies. But, of course, if you’re going to go to the movies and spend the painful $13.50 for a ticket, you’re […]

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What do Stephen Colbert, Cyndi Lauper, Derek Jeter and I have in common? We are all preachers of the magical pastrami experience at Carnegie’s. The only difference is that my picture has never made it onto the wall. Sandwiched between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, Carnegie Deli is a small restaurant with a deli counter in […]

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