By Andrew Harwood Comedy itself is specific, but when it comes to film, it’s a little more vague. Sure, it’s a genre, but it is so much more than that. For the next two weeks, comedy will be the focus for Cinephilia.  For this blog series, I’m splitting comedies into three separate categories: the romantic […]

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By Aasha Bhatnagar Though it’s pumpkin spice latte season and wearing a Boston University crewneck is all the rage on campus, the weather in Boston lately has been fluctuating more than my preference for iced or hot lattes. If you’re like me, also from a city like Los Angeles where fall is non-existent, you’re eagerly […]

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In college, it seems like it’s nearly impossible to take a trip or vacation with your own money. Getting away can seem like a distant dream, but it’s actually very doable. This past weekend I took a weekend trip to New York City and, miraculously, didn’t drop an unreasonable amount of money. In this short […]

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Another long weekend is approaching, and instead of staying at home and sleeping for three days straight, here are some suggestions for where to go for Columbus Day Weekend.   If you like the city: New York Probably the most fashionable city in the world, New York City is only a four or five hour […]

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The 1950s is usually remembered for its strict societal mores: the white picket fence, dad working and mom makes supper. But in Manhattan, especially in the area surrounding Columbia University, the beginnings of a new, defiant generation were emerging. The Beat Generation was made up of free-wheeling intellectuals that would gather at dimly lit bars, […]

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What do Stephen Colbert, Cyndi Lauper, Derek Jeter and I have in common? We are all preachers of the magical pastrami experience at Carnegie’s. The only difference is that my picture has never made it onto the wall. Sandwiched between Seventh Avenue and Broadway, Carnegie Deli is a small restaurant with a deli counter in […]

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A South Korean tech giant has taken up residence across the Pacific Ocean. Multinational conglomerate Samsung has launched a new flagship store in the heart of the Meatpacking district in Lower Manhattan, according to The Verge. However, this Washington Street boutique location is neither a store nor a factory. Samsung 837, named after its address, […]

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Katie Aramento, Blog Editor @kaatiekaat14 “The Last Ship” has set sail. The Broadway musical conceived and composed by rock-legend Sting, officially ended its run at the Neil Simon Theatre Jan. 24, after having 29 previews and 105 regular performances. Even in last-ditch efforts to increase ticket sales by actually putting Sting in a supporting role […]

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