This weekend, the Harvard Ed Portal hosted their very first Allston-Brighton Winter Market. The Winter Market showcased a variety of artists and makers exhibiting and selling their work in a welcoming environment, complemented by live music, a food truck and a beer garden. Entering the venue, visitors were greeted by a friendly usher who directed […]

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By Margaret Waterman, Staff Writer @mh_waterman If you know me at all, you know I am crazy about the Winter Olympics. From ski jumping to curling to skeleton, there isn’t one event I don’t enjoy watching. As an avid skier and general athletic enthusiast, I grew up on snow (I was a competitive alpine ski racer […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @K_ebbie A new year means a new me. Long gone are the days of my subtle judgment on the current climate of the music industry. With the weather having gone from cold to unearthly, and Boston looking incredibly unfamiliar to a Texas native, so I’ve decided to dedicate this 2014 column […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Yeah, we’re going there: the Christmas Sweater. It’s a strange phenomenon: something so ugly that it becomes chic. But for some reason, I am completely on board. Maybe it’s the mob mentality and maybe it’s my love for thick wool and reindeer. All I know is that I crave […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn When it gets to late November and early December in Boston, you should know what to expect. I’m a lifelong New Yorker, but even I was unprepared — emotionally, physically, spiritually — for the North Pole crashing down Commonwealth Avenue a few weeks ago. If you don’t remember a […]

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By Clemence Pluche, Staff Writer Boston’s prominent collegiate youth play a great role in determining fashion trends. This fall’s trendsetters have shown us that fall/winter trends are a re-vamp of summer style. This is most commonly achieved by layering up and toning down; mini skirts become maxi skirts, the color palette darkens. Some popular choices are: […]

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