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SHEA: Sydney’s book club

I’ve been reading two different books, on and off, for about a year now. One is Hermann Hesse’s “The Glass Bead Game,” and the other is Ross Lockridge Jr.’s “Raintree County.” They are both wonderful books, and I get so caught up in reading them that I sometimes feel the authors wrote them for me […]

RUTH: The fighting indigo

This semester, I started running on the Charles River Esplanade. You could call me a trend-follower, but I finally realized that there’s nothing better than escaping the ambiance of the city and allowing yourself to clear your mind. After each run, I’d lie down in the grass and often found myself being lulled to sleep […]

DEPIES: Star(ish) struck

If I came face-to-face with Miley Cyrus or Justin Bieber tomorrow, I probably wouldn’t care. I’d be confused by the random influx of famous people into my life, but otherwise I doubt I would start screaming or foaming at the mouth. I’ve just never been star-struck by a traditional celebrity. This may be due to […]

RYAN: Mean Girls 2: D.C. Edition

In a world where special interests run amuck and elected officials are ruled by their bank accounts, one president must fight to legislate. With a government shutdown looming, will he be able to save the day, or will political game playing threaten freedom, democracy and the American way? Politicians Threaten to Screw Everybody Over to […]

DOUGLAS: The free hugs gal

I hate to admit it, but I’m a pretty judgmental person. I like to believe that I am open-minded and that I like to give people a chance, but most of the time, I don’t. You know those Free Hugs people in Marsh Plaza? Yeah, I always pretend to get a phone call when I […]