By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Paulina Gretzky, fiancée to Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) tour winner Dustin Johnson and daughter of a hockey superstar, has landed a solo spot on the cover of this month’s Golf Digest. The American model and pop singer surely fits the criteria for the cover, right? Wrong. May’s cover of Golf Digest […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra When we were little, we could name all 151 original Pokemon without fail, and cast a plethora of spells (for those who aren’t muggles). Today, we gawk excitedly about “Doctor Who,” anime and comics, among other things. That’s right. We are nerds. At Denver Comic Con last year, Wil […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Cristina Scuccia, 25, is a member of the Ursuline Sisters of the Holy family and native Sicilian. The nun killed it during the Blind Auditions of the Italian version of “The Voice” last Tuesday. For those that don’t know how “The Voice” works, the four judges have their backs to […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Wrtier @beammeupkyra Monday, Grayson Bruce, 9, was advised to keep his My Little Pony lunch box at home because his school deemed it a “trigger for bullying.” Many children at school had started calling the North Carolinian horrible names, even telling him to “go home and kill himself” because of his […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra I’ve interviewed 11 Boston University students and alumni and asked them, “What would you say to your freshman self?” Some people were funny about it, some people were serious, but all answers were straight up honest. Freshmen, I hope you take these quotes into consideration as you spend the […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra A 13-year-old Girl Scout from San Francisco thought outside the proverbial box of cookies and sold over 117 boxes of cookies in two hours last monday. Her genius plan? Set up in front of a marijuana dispensary. That is probably the cleverest thing I’ve heard in the past month. It’s […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra It seems like the leading social media network has finally caught on to the fact that gender identity isn’t just about male or female anymore. Facebook added more than 50 new gender options for people who do not strictly identify as male or female Thursday, Feb. 13. Some of […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra Woosh, woosh, woosh, ding, woosh, woosh, ding, woosh, thwack, incoherent screaming. I’m sure that we’ve all heard this, or have been through this, at least once in the past few weeks. This, my friends, is none other than the sound of Flappy Bird. The popular, yet frustrating app was […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra With the anything but close game Sunday at Super Bowl XLVIII, it’s only fair to focus on the things that made the Super Bowl interesting.  Don’t get me wrong, football is always fun to watch, but with the Seahawks already winning by 22 points going into the third quarter […]

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