By Madeline McGill, Staff Writer @mcgilligansisle There are few college students who are not familiar with at least one well-known digital brand. Staples such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr  have blended seamlessly into our lives, dominating our day-to-day rituals. Casual actions like waking up and checking Facebook or browsing through BuzzFeed during a study break  demonstrate the […]

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By Emily Overholt, Staff Writer @EmilyOverholt The Boston ice is finally melting which can mean only one thing: the semester is ending. For those of us who aren’t living in the palace that is StuVi, and who aren’t kicking it in Boston this summer, it means it’s time to convince someone to pay your rent […]

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By Emily Overholt, Staff Writer @EmilyOverholt Scrolling through the internet, every week or so I see a different thought piece on marketing toys for girls (I’m looking at you, Slate). It all started about a year ago with the kickstarter campaign for GoldieBlox, a cute toy which supposedly will harbor engineering and creative problem-solving skills […]

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By Emily Overholt, Staff Writer @EmilyOverholt I’ve been pretty fascinated by Bitcoin for about a year now. Really, I was late to the party, but I’ve still got a good grip on it. For those of you who don’t know, Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not backed by any form of government. Bitcoins […]

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By Emily Overholt, Staff Writer @EmilyOverholt When is a joke dead? Is it when U.S. Health and Human Services tweets it? Is it when GOP senators use it? Or is it when you can sell your house for a joke currency? Yep. Coinye might be dead, Bitcoin might be mainstream, but a man in Wisconsin is […]

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