By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Boston University, as seen from the Mass. Pike for the first time as an incoming freshman, seemed to be an experience in and of itself. That late August morning, a few days after Hurricane Irene, I sat anxiously in the backseat of my family’s minivan, which was packed to […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux While hailing from the town that inspired West Egg in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby certainly adds to my excitement for Baz Luhrmann’s film adaptation out next week. A long list of other factors account for my increasing enthusiasm— the soundtrack and Leonardo DiCaprio, just to name a […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Sequels often have a way of being, to put it nicely, horrible. (Think, “Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde,” “Grease 2,” “Dumb and Dumberer,” I could go on forever). Fortunately, we have Pixar to raise the standard as the animation studio’s sequels continue to impress audiences that includes […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux I have to admit, Netflix and Hulu Plus are some of my most loyal friends sometimes, especially  on nights when I have no plans except to stay in. Spotify is cool too but only in the musical sense. I can’t quite imagine the privately owned commercial music streaming service […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Scenes From a Hat, Foreign Film Dub, Props, oh and Wayne Brady. Do these terms ring any bells? Well the rumors are true! Whose Line is it Anyway, the improvisational comedy show that launched in 1998, will be returning to your TV, according to Gawker. The 22-minute comedy show […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux If my 11-year-old sister asked me to name the members of One Direction, I would be foolishly stumped. The only one I know of is Harry Styles, and I would not even be able to recognize him on a magazine cover. A.J. McLean, Kevin Richardson, Howie Dorough, Brian Littrell […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Embroiled in the uphill battle against today’s Digital Age, book retailer Barnes & Noble Inc. is set to close up to one-third of its stores over the next 10 years, according the Wall Street Journal. With a few exceptions, most of us live within 15 miles of a Barnes […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux Today marks the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark decision made in Roe v. Wade. What has changed? Has much changed in terms of opinion? Has the debate taken a new turn? The 1973 ruling deemed state laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, causing a wave of controversy that still persists. […]

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By Maya Devereaux, Staff Writer @MayaDevereaux If for some reason you escaped the 90’s without knowing what Boy Meets World is, let me fill you in. Boy Meets World was in my opinion one of the best shows of the 90’s, let alone the Disney Channel. The lovable sitcom spanned seven years and ended in 2000 […]

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