In order to better understand American culture while abroad, I thought that “Mean Girls” would give me some insights on what American high schools are like.

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Snapchat has transformed itself from a silly (and perhaps scandalous) means of sharing disappearing photos and videos to a legitimate form of media consumption, even if the new update is annoying.

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  Back in December, my roommate messaged me a forgettable meme about eating Tide pods. At the time, considering that I was all too consumed by finals, I thought the meme was a one-off joke about how stress eating was no longer limited to junk food. Fast-forward to last week: I’m thoroughly perplexed by the […]

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I wouldn’t say I’m the most social media-savvy teen. I don’t have a Twitter, I don’t post on my Facebook, and I didn’t make an Instagram until the summer of 2015. I do use Snapchat, because I enjoy the casual vibe of the app. On Snapchat I can make dumb jokes and post silly videos […]

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A sweeping call for female empowerment has overcome our current generation of young women. Two audacious women recognize the necessity for the unification and the mutual empowerment of females now more than ever. Just over a year ago, Nancy Ho and her partner Brenda Phan created a platform now known as Girl Magic Meets. Inspired […]

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We all miss our dogs sometimes. Even people who don’t own dogs jump at the chance to hang out with some. When I first got to Boston, I realized there are a few spots with particularly high dog populations where you can hang out with them after class. Here are the top spots around Boston to […]

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Since the rise of Facebook, social media has played a critical role in not only the daily lives of millennials, but it has also played a critical role in politics. Mark Zuckerberg posted in June that Facebook now has 2 billion members. That amounts to about 27 percent of the world’s population. With those kinds […]

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Self-checkout counters in your library or local convenience store, essay grading machines and plagiarism checkers are some examples of where we encounter Artificial Intelligence in our daily lives. Have you ever wondered how Facebook knows which person to tag in the photo you just uploaded? That’s AI. Or how Snapchat filters automatically adjust to your […]

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Following the trend of my latest blogs, I will begin this one with another study abroad anecdote. Given that I’m away in London, my friends can attest to the fact that my Snapchat Stories have become increasingly annoying. Now that I’m based in a new city, albeit for a short period of time, I constantly […]

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We’ve all been there: that moment when all of your responsibilities, lack of sleep, guilt and obligations add up and make you want to ignore everything and just lay in bed. Rather than checking the same old Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed, why not expand your horizons a little? Behold: the 10 most entertaining, pointless […]

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