By Ann Singer and Katrina Uy, Staff Writers @annmsinger @katreenz Boston University’s first spirit week took over campus last week, offering a wide array of activities including Residence Hall Association (RHA) carnival events, a pep rally and lacrosse game  and a Mr. and Mrs. BU pageant. The RHA hosted a carnival on Thursday that consisted of nine […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Last week, news broke out that after more than a decade of fans begging for a sequel, Disney/Pixar decided to give the green light to The Incredibles 2, as well as a third installation of the Cars franchise. For parents of young children and maybe even for fans of […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz After just 16 days, seven hours, 45 minutes and 30 seconds, thousands of players entering various commands into an online chat room simultaneously beat the Nintendo game “Pokémon Red” on the live streaming video platform, TwitchTV. TwitchTV is a website where people can live stream video games. Someone decided to […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Static and electrifying – that was what the energy was like on Saturday night. The audience screamed their support as dancers threw themselves across the stage with flips and stunts. Fusion, Boston University’s leading on-campus hip hop dance troupe, hosted ELEMENTS XIV, its annual dance competition in Metcalf Ballroom. […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Speed skating is a dangerous, yet thrilling, sport to watch, but you know what would make it even better? Green shells, item boxes and banana peels. That’s right: Mario Kart. In a video titled, “Sochi 2014 – Speed Skating Double Dash Final,” filmmaker Michael Shanks edits a speed skating race […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Spring semester is going by in the blink of an eye (how are we halfway through February already?) and BU is racking up the events for senior semester, like a trip to Foxwoods Resort Casino this past weekend, and an upcoming on-campus Matt and Kim concert, as well as […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Anyone who’s been watching the Olympics knows from endless P&G “Thank You, Mom” commercials that it takes an incredible amount of talent, parental support, time, hard work and dedication to make it to the Olympic Games. But what we tend to forget is that the cost of actually getting […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Kids will be kids, and cats will be cats. Let’s face it – no matter how patient you are, sometimes young children annoy the best of us, especially when they hit their “terrible twos.” Now let’s talk about cats. Anyone who has spent even a few hours alone with […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz What better way to get ready for Super Bowl Sunday than by watching Bad Lip Reading’s latest viral video? Yep, you heard right – they’ve done it again and they’re back with a sequel to the original, entitled “More NFL – A Bad Lip Reading”. I know nothing about […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Back by popular demand, each week we are bringing you funny online videos with even funnier commentary.  By now, we’re all familiar with popular reality television shows such as American Idol, The Voice, The X Factor, and So You Think You Can Dance. The list goes on, as does […]

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