It has been a rough couple of weeks. I was supposed to write an article about the best television shows written by women, but wow, does that seem beside the point now. Last week, sexual misconduct allegations against comedian Louis C.K. were reported. According to The New York Times, five women claim that Louis C.K. […]

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Politics is one of those paradoxical things that necessitates promotion and endorsement but when actually done, results in alienation. Filmmaker and YouTube star Casey Neistat is a daily vlogger who recently created a video titled “who i’m voting for president.” The clip — much shorter and more serious than his usual, action-packed vlog entries — is […]

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Our planet is beautiful. It’s full of marvelous places and populated by diverse creatures, yet we are killing it. I am not here to point my finger toward all of mankind saying, “Look what you’ve done,” as the stereotypical mother would do with her child. Honestly, I drive a car. I am also a smoker, […]

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The state of North Carolina has recently been featured a lot on nightly newscasts and in newspapers everywhere. The University of North Carolina fought its way through the March Madness tournament and rose to triumph after defeating numerous formidable teams like Indiana University and Notre Dame University. Players delivered excellent performances every single game. As people […]

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Anyone who has worked at a restaurant or supermarket knows about the immense waste produced by food that has passed its expiration date or is otherwise unfit for sale. Even at Boston University, we witness the waste of food at the dining hall cleaning stations or in the trash at the George Sherman Union. Those […]

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23 states have laws legalizing marijuana in some form. And to be more specific, it is completely legal to smoke weed recreationally in Alaska, Oregon, Colorado and Washington. Moreover, 19 states, including California, Arizona, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and a plethora of others have deemed it legal for individuals to utilize medical marijuana with proper licensing. […]

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Going to college is no longer a rarity. Many can now comfortably afford college, and even those who can’t make ends meet, arrange student loans and scholarships. Of course, a large driving factor behind the increase in the number of college-attending students is that more and more employers in the job market seek degree-holding candidates. […]

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During winter break, I found myself in the hospital for a short stay after having had knee surgery. During that stay, I watched an absurd amount of awful television. Fox’s daytime talk show, “The Real,” was on the list. “The Real” follows the same format as other daytime talk shows such as the legendary “The […]

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In 2013, the Boy Scouts of America passed a resolution that, for the first time, allowed openly gay scouts to enter the program, a major step forward for the notoriously homophobic youth group. The resolution did not, however, touch on the more sensitive discussion of allowing grown, openly gay adults the ability to work as […]

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Lucas Williams, Staff Writer @lucaswhatevs “Deflate-gate” is one of the most ridiculous NFL controversies in recent memory, and former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe agrees. In a piece for Time Magazine published Thursday, Kluwe argues that the New England Patriots’ alleged football deflating is the least of the NFL’s problems. In a league where the […]

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