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Boston Calling rocks City Hall Plaza

Energetic guitar riffs, ethereal electronic beats and folksy vocals will echo from City Hall Plaza this weekend to welcome students back to the city and celebrate Boston’s diverse music tastes. Vampire Weekend and Passion Pit will headline the second-ever Boston Calling Music Festival in City Hall Plaza on Saturday and Sunday. The two massively popular […]

Pay me for my resume boost?

BU students share their summer internship experiences in the debate on paid versus unpaid internships Interested in taking on a summer internship to help determine her career interests, Sara Arnold, a College of Communication senior, began her search using the Boston University CareerLink assuming all of her options would be unpaid. “I thought I didn’t […]

MIT researchers develop new battery for cheaper, large-scale energy use

Tree huggers, rejoice: Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a new battery prototype that may make renewable sources of energy, including wind and solar power, more dependable. What’s so great about a battery? Engineering professors Cullen Buie and Martin Bazant worked together with graduate student William Braff to create a new rechargeable […]

On Site: www.ecampus.com

Originally published in Orientation 1999 Ecampus, esucks. Despite thousands of dollars spent on ecampus.com advertisements and promotions, the site lacks substance. Open since early July, the site promotes itself as the place for poverty-stricken students looking fo ra good deal on products like books, clothes and electronics. The reality is that the pickings are slim […]

REVIEW: The Cold War Kids Revival and Concert

Two things before we begin. One: Cold War Kids’ 2006 debut, Robbers & Cowards, is one of my favorite albums of all time. Two: Their 2011 record, Mine Is Yours, is one of the most disappointing albums of the decade. Yes, yes, I know — music reviewers are especially prone to exaggerations, hissy fits and […]