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Things to look forward to during fall

September 13, 2013

The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter and the temperature is dropping: fall is in the air. There are certain things we look forward to every year with the changing of the seasons. What is there to look forward...

Must all movies require headgear?

March 26, 2013

By Lyndsey Nadeau Staff Writer My 7-year-old cousin and I sat down in the movie theater. She looked at me and asked, “Where are my glasses?” It then occurred to me that almost every movie I had brought her to see in her lifetime...

“Glam plus Bam” captures explosive moments in Trustman Gallery

March 26, 2013

By Lyndsey Nadeau Staff Writer Examining the death of a light bulb or an exploding banana may not sound entertaining. But when the moment is captured in a way that one is not accustomed to, the subjects can create beautiful and...

The North End is an inexpensive, scenic walking tour

March 26, 2013

Walking to the North End from the Simmons campus might seem like a death march at first glance, but it’s a walk that encompases some of Boston’s most well-known districts. It takes about an hour if you go straight there, but...

Three day weekends should be three days long

November 13, 2012

As Veterans Day approaches, the one thing that floats through my mind is the statement that hangs like an unwanted appendage on the school’s academic calendar, “Veterans Day Holiday. Faculty may choose to hold classes. Administrative...

Why does it even matter, guys

November 13, 2012

So here’s the gist of it: when you register for an account on IGN.com (a popular video game news and walkthrough website), your gender is automatically set to “male.” To change this, you’ve got to go into the account preferences...

Speak out, question authority

November 13, 2012

Authority. I’ve always had problems with it. Whether it was my mom telling me I couldn’t bring my favourite doll to school (which I then snuck in my backpack) or a professor telling me a thesis was too difficult to write about...

Time Killers: the basics

November 13, 2012

If you’re reading this paper, chances are that you don’t live under a rock. On the off chance that you have just crawled out from under a rock and somehow came upon this article, congratulations! You’re about to learn how...

Taylor Swift’s new album, “Red,” doesn’t disappoint

November 13, 2012

Taylor Swift released her fourth and latest album, titled “Red” on Monday, Oct. 22. Now, before you continue to read this review of her new record, I believe it only fair of me to admit that if Taylor Swift put her name on...

The Smashing Pumpkins continue to rock

November 13, 2012

On Saturday, Oct. 27, The Smashing Pumpkins returned to Boston to rock an audience of long-time fans with tracks from their newest album, “Oceania,” as well as some of their better-known hits from the ’90s. The alternative...

Café Jaffa: a hidden gem

November 13, 2012

Tucked in between Newbury and Boylston St. is a hidden jem of Middle Eastern restaurants in Boston: Café Jaffa. After walking down Gloucester St. many times over the past four years, I finally decided to stop in for a visit. The...

Paranormal Activity 4, prepare to scream

November 13, 2012

Last Wednesday, I sat in a movie theater holding my best friend's hand. While this embarrassingly clingy behavior isn’t terribly foreign to me, the setting was: a silent but crowded movie theater, filled with speechless viewers...

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