There are few more American traditions than watching football on Thanksgiving. It’s something out of a 1920’s cartoon — the women happily mosey about the kitchen, making turkey and stuffing, while the men sit around and watch 22 massive beings slam their heads against each other. But the United States is finally beginning to […]

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As temperatures drop and motivation wanes, it can be tempting to spend hours procrastinating by streaming mindless TV shows. Now, what if I told you there was a loophole to this conundrum in which you can still take some much needed relaxation time while technically being productive? That’s where this list comes in. Documentaries are […]

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Patty Jenkins made history this summer when she became the first woman to direct a superhero movie. But women have been making a splash in the independent film world for quite some time. Here are six films directed by women that are perfect to watch on a chilly fall day — all you need is […]

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With all the controversy surrounding the 2016 presidential election in the United States, many of us assume that our elections were a singularity. However, in looking at the many other elections going on around the world, we can see a trend of corruption. Though Robert Mueller’s special investigation may seem like a big deal to […]

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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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When I first came to the United States, during freshman orientation, several people were surprised to learn that I’m trilingual. I’m fluent in English (of course) and Hindi, the national (though not official) language of India. Additionally, my mother tongue is Marathi, the primary language in the state of Maharashtra. Although I was born in […]

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“I look unto the sea of grey sky. The wind cries with every breeze. Heads hang heavy in sorrow. The chants of love smother the fires of hate. The ground is littered with fallen tears. Wails and sobs break the silence of this Fall day. The questions can only be heard as whispers. ‘What Now?’” […]

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This November will be full of new releases, including heart-wrenching stories, both true and fictional, that will make you think. As you’re planning your weekends up to the holiday season, watch these dramas, memoirs and documentaries. I dare you not to be inspired and moved. 1. “Loving” (Nov. 4) Mildred and Richard Loving married in […]

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This semester will be my first and last time in Boston since I’m an exchange student from South Korea. I currently take a lot of courses in the Metropolitan College with lots of other international students. At first, it was hard to become friends and get along with them. After a few months, I learned […]

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When I began the arduous college search my junior year of high school, I prioritized two things: a city environment and diversity. I’m from a very small, rural town in northern New Jersey, and I was one of about five black kids in my graduating class of 248 students. Diversity was not something I was […]

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