By Emma Sánchez If you’ve always wanted to go to Salem but you’re worried there’s nothing to do right now, you are seriously mistaken. Visiting Salem during its off-season is probably your best bet this year. Here are my recommendations for places to go to in Salem, and tips for staying safe while traveling during […]

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By Katrina Liu If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that time is fake and totally an illusion. I’m pretty sure my classes are the only reason I semi-know what day it is. Maybe.  The weekends feel like any other weekday. It’s insane to believe the beginning of this different part of our lives started […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer  When it snowed before Halloween last week, I didn’t think Boston’s weather could get any weirder than snow in October.  Until this unusually summer-like November weekend.  Temperatures reached higher than 70 degrees Thursday and managed to stay that way the entire weekend. I, like other Bostonians, spent my days out enjoying the […]

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By Peter Colaner I know what you’re thinking: Why is Pete writing a music review? Doesn’t he just talk about film and television? Yep, that’s true. I blog exclusively about film and television, but this week, I’m making an exception.  Since I’ve been exposed to such a talented and intriguing band, “The Ghost Club,” I […]

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By Maya Mabern Another week closer to Halloween, another loosely related listicle. This week, I thought about how many potentially cool costumes I could wear during Halloweekend, but there won’t be one this year — and just so we’re clear, there shouldn’t be.  Here is my working list of the best costumes for sitting in […]

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By Maya Mabern It’s “spooky season,” as some would call it, and as per the time of year, I’ve been thinking about the spookiest, scariest, campiest horror movies I can watch. Unfortunately, some of my favorites like “Scream,” “Carrie” and the “Scary Movie” franchise don’t seem to be streaming anywhere for free. This prompted me […]

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By Emma Sánchez  Despite the pandemic being especially hard on musicians who thrive off audiences and collaboration, there have been some amazing new music releases this year. This list of artists, new albums and singles was hard for me to compile — there were just too many amazing new releases to choose from. But for […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis A few years ago, I wrote an article calling out college students for celebrating “Sexy Halloween,” the sexy appropriation of costumes that are otherwise innocent or basic. I also called out police brutality in that piece, which I think is amazing for 2018 because that means I kinda invented social media activism… […]

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By Katherine Wright  Before classes started, a major storm caused me to lose power for a week. Thirty minutes of high-speed winds led to fallen trees, broken branches and no electricity. It was unprompted, unexpected and — as you can imagine — not ideal in our new World of Zoom.  However, power outages are not […]

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