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Creativity comes to a halt in the classroom

We’re in need of some glitter glue — creativity in students has decreased over the past 20 years. Everyday, college students are expected to approach problems with a certain amount of creativity. Classmates that have the most creative projects get the best grades and people with creative problem-solving skills are considered the most hirable. So […]

Under the eye of the FBI

Writer and professor Asimov drawn into communist paranoia Among the anti-war protesters of Boston University in the 1960s, prolific science fiction writer and biochemist Isaac Asimov made a place for himself as a professor and mentor. Asimov wrote about everything from mystery and fantasy to science fiction to popular science, but he never wrote about […]

Seeing life through a different lens

Boston-based study shows majority of hemianopia patients prefer peripheral prism glasses to help them get around. Imagine walking around and constantly stumbling over objects or accidentally running into walls and people. This might sound silly, but that is exactly what hemianopia patients experience on a daily basis. However, to help ease the obstacles that hemianopia […]

Pentatonix revamps tired hits with an a cappella twist in second album

“More of the same” is a phrase that Pentatonix most definitely does not understand. How lucky for their listeners, who as a result were treated to the unexpected and awe-inspiring sounds of the a capella group’s newest album, PTX Volume II, released Nov. 5. The group, which consists of members Scott Hoying, Kirstie Maldonado, Mitch Grassi, Avi […]

REVIEW: Not diggin’ Taye Diggs in ‘The Best Man Holiday’

Raking in a staggering $10.7 million Friday, Malcom D. Lee’s The Best Man Holiday has already exceeded Universal Studio’s expectations for a $17-million-dollar budget film. Though the film certainly had its bright moments, this blockbuster still fell short in many regards. One thing The Best Man Holiday certainly did not fall short of, however, was time — this 127-minute film […]