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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I was at orientation for Boston University when I received the joyful news that people who identified as gay were now able to marry throughout the country. I was in shock and awe, yet at the same time thinking, “Finally.” It took long enough to legalize gay marriage across the country. It was an exhilarating moment […]

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What is that in the sky? Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s just a drone nearing awfully close to a plane. I may have jokingly recreated a Superman quote, but the concept is unfortunately all too prevalent. Recently, there have been far too many cases in which drones have almost caused […]

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Chris Brown, otherwise known as the disgusting drinks left behind by drunk people that you find in a club’s bathroom, has produced a documentary about himself that literally no one asked for, according to The Cut. Unsurprisingly, he decides to paint himself as the victim of his decision to brutally assault pop star Rihanna back […]

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The Instagram world welcomed a new user Saturday whose status could only be described as one of godlike proportion. Pope Francis, the current pope of the Roman Catholic Church, blessed the masses by creating an account on the popular social media site that, to date, features nine photos and two videos. Although @Franciscus has only […]

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President Barack Obama made an historic visit to Cuba on Sunday. This visit is very prominent, as he is the first U.S. president to step foot on the island since 1959, the BBC reported. This is a representation of a new era of Cuban-American relations. This visit also signified a major change in U.S. foreign […]

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Ibtihaj Muhammad, a 30-year-old fencer on the United States Olympic team, has not won a medal or even competed yet, but her story is already making headlines and breaking records. Despite constant discrimination and external doubt because of her race and religion, Muhammad has stayed focused and is on her way to becoming the first […]

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Spring break has concluded. While I was a little jealous of all of my friends who got to spend their break in exotic and tropical locations, I did get to take a road trip along the East Coast. It was during this tedious road trip that I realized that driverless cars could be considered an […]

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Over the last couple months, a group of CNN reporters took it upon themselves to find an answer to the question we have all been asking: why in the world are people still supporting Donald Trump? From Iowa to South Carolina, these reporters interviewed more than 150 people in 30 different cities, and the results are […]

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Why are we all here at Boston University? Most of us would answer, “to get a degree and hopefully get a job right after graduation.” While the job market already looks pretty dicey, we are definitely not ready for the job market situation a mere four years down the line. The World Economic Forum reported that […]

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