Selfies may have existed in the past, but they really blew up in 2012. Everyone from my mother to Hillary Clinton was a part of the global phenomenon. In our defense, though, holding your phone above your eyes at a tilt really yields some of the most flattering photos. Moreover, taking your own photo puts […]

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The first ever selfie museum has opened in Manila, Philippines. At the Art In Island Museum, there are essentially no rules. The visitors are encouraged to touch, climb and interact with the artworks and installations. More importantly, they are encouraged to take selfies with all of the art on display. The museum features different “zones” […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff [email protected] Just how far would you be willing to go to take better selfies? Apparently, trying to take another one from a different angle or putting a filter on wasn’t good enough for Triana Lavey, 38, a talent manager from Los Angeles, who spent around $15,000 on cosmetic surgery solely to change […]

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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer @stacyscootover First we had BU Crushes and BU Confessions, and now… BU Snaps? BU Snaps already has more than 1,8oo Facebook likes after its creation on February 21st. It’s surely catching up to the other main anonymous Boston University entertaining Facebook pages. BU Crushes 2.0 currently holds 2,732 likes after joining in […]

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By Ann Singer, Staff Writer @annmsinger Language is always evolving, accommodating for changes in culture and behavior. Ridiculous at first, new words seem to pop up every week, creeping their way into our daily vernacular. Yet it isn’t until a word is officially entered into a dictionary that the word is deemed acceptable for formal […]

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By Jacob Carter, Staff Writer @jacobca1995 As aptly suggested by the name, “taking a selfie” is a highly self-centered activity that corresponds well to the narcissistic nature of adolescence. Walking through any number of public venues, one would be hard-pressed not to find an individual striking an awkward pose as they snap a picture of themselves […]

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By Hannah Landers, Staff Writer Burglary, arson and murder are all considered to be pretty terrible crimes, but one look at any number of ranting articles on the web could have one believing that there is no atrocity more heinous than that of the “selfie.” Yet they’re out there, and multiplying by the second. But […]

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