By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Animal testing for makeup, skincare and fashion items is the ugliest side of the beauty and fashion industry.  There are ways to be more ethical and animal-friendly without going completely vegan though, one of them being to purge out any makeup, skincare and clothing brands that partake in unethical animal testing […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Every year, as the leaves fall from the trees, I notice the same fall trends—ranging from fashion choices to pumpkin recipes—intensifying more and more. College students use their aggressive seasonal spirit to competitively adopt certain trends and subject everyone around them to how trendy they are in every way, shape and form.  […]

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After the first snowfall this Saturday, Boston is truly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas season really begins, however, at the turn of November after Halloween, when skeletons and pumpkins are replaced with stockings and twinkle lights. As someone who does not celebrate Christmas, this season has always been rather conflicting for me. […]

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‘Tis the season, my friends. As the clock struck midnight on Halloween and October evolved into November, we have started the transition from spooky times to holiday spirit. For many Christmas enthusiasts, Nov. 1 officially kicks off the holiday season. Some beg to differ and say that Christmas celebrations should not commence until the day […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The month of November kicks off the holiday season with every American’s favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Now, imagine a world where your favorite winter holidays combine to form one super-mega-celebration! Fortunately for every Jewish-American out there, it’s your lucky year. That’s because 2013’s first night of Hanukkah coincides exactly with […]

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By Michelle Jay, Multimedia Editor Unlike last year’s fall office, this year’s fall e-board and associates group is more evenly balanced between guys and gals. This means No Shave November is a go in the FreeP office. Here’s our boys’ beginning stages. Chris, Editor-in-chief He tries, really. His request for this post to be postponed […]

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By Max Cohen, Staff Writer @not_maxcohen The evolution of the entertainment industry has been due to a singular vision: a completely immersive experience. That is why hyper-realistic graphics, enormous screens and 3-D technology have flourished recently. They make the experience real. But a new technology, the Oculus Rift, could finally bridge the gap between genuine […]

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