By Amira Francis, Staff Writer Walking down Commonwealth Avenue, I asked Boston University students what they thought about Occupy Boston. Although the answers vary, the most popular ones I heard were: “Like, the same thing that happened on Wall Street?” “Uh … I’m the wrong person to ask.” Wait – who is the right person […]

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By Jamie Lin, Staff Writer Sunday night was the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The stars came, they saw and, for the most part, the expected winners conquered. Jimmy Kimmel’s opening sketch was perhaps a highlight of the night, but only because Lena Dunham (creator, writer, star and nominee for HBO’s “Girls” ) chose to go […]

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By Chloe Cameron, MUSE Staff Writer Legend has it that frozen yogurt was first introduced to New England in the 1970s by H.P. Hood, and was first  called  “Frogurt.” Since then, with chains such as Pinkberry, TCBY and Red Mango, the ice cream franchise is slowly but surely developing a steadfast competitor for frozen treats. Many […]

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By Katie Doyle, Food Editor Each week, our MUSE Food Editor Katie blogs about all things vegetarian. My dad and I have a lot in common. We both love to ski, write, read and travel, but when it comes to food, we differ sharply. Although my mom can take meat or leave it, my dad […]

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By Kimberly Clark, Science Tuesday Editor A device that can control a person’s brain is often the fantasy of many science fiction enthusiasts. However, according to a recent paper in the Journal of Neural Engineering, this fantasy might be closer to reality than ever before. The paper, which is the collaborative effort of researchers at […]

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By Ben Brondsky, Staff Writer Whenever I go to a concert I’m always unsure if I’ll like the band live. People may call that neurotic or overanalyzing, but let’s be frank, some bands suck live (looking at you, Fall Out Boy). Sometimes it’s because the band uses too many loops or instruments or the band […]

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By Karolyne Ridgill, Staff Writer So, what’s your personal style? Edgy? Simple? Vintage? Jeans and a t-shirt? The definition of fashion and style has morphed and become as broad and personal as possible. And with college comes a world of virtually no dress code, like you might’ve had in high school. There are no rules, no […]

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By Belén Cusi, Staff Writer Do freshmen say the darndest things? Actually, I have no idea. As I strolled up and down Commonwealth Avenue and stalked the smoking area outside Warren Towers, not only could I not hear a thing of freshmen’s passing conversations, but I started thinking of all the things I’ve realized since MY […]

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