“Why are there period ads everywhere?” reads the bold lettering on an ad developed by Thinx, a new company that has created underwear built to absorb period blood. “The better question is,” they also posit, “Why shouldn’t there be?” The salient question was originally aimed towards commuters on the New York subway system, but it […]

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During my junior year of high school, I remember seeing a cartoon of a map that was comfortably politically incorrect. It showed Canada as the land of “[expletive] music and bears” and South America as the place for “drugs and supermodels.” I knew that this map was a joke, ignoring the brilliance of every country […]

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By Brandon Lewis, Staff Writer “#mbta you’re seriously cramping my style this morning. TWO B trains have gone by, too full to take on new passengers. #mbtaannoy,” one angry straphanger tweeted while waiting for her morning train to work. “cannot believe mbta green line operators are so pathetic and bored that they need to prohibit […]

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