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MIT researchers show that particles in sneezes, coughs travel farther than expected

After a prolonged and chilling winter, there’s no better sight than that of flowers on that tree outside of your window starting to bloom. Yet for many, there’s a downside to this otherwise welcome vision: With that blooming comes inevitable allergy attacks from airborne pollen, and with those allergy attacks comes coughs and sneezes. But […]

Sweet Genius: Pastry pop-up shops cut down on costs for chefs

When former Top Chef contestant Stephanie Cmar quit her job at the James-Beard-winning No. 9 Park, she took what some might consider a step down: She applied for a job at South Campus favorite Mei Mei. “When I quit No. 9, I did it, well, not hastily, but I didn’t know what I wanted to do,” Cmar […]

‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ packs more action, substance than first installment

Unless you have been hiding under a particularly large and soundproof rock over the last couple of years, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ve heard of The Avengers , the 2012 superhero movie that combined a roster of Marvel Comics’  most iconic characters into a single movie. The conclusion of Phase One of the “Marvel Cinematic Universe,” […]

Simmer Mag caters to student foodies all around Boston

The student-dining dilemma can be a difficult problem to solve. Few things are as frustrating as finding the perfect sushi restaurant, only to discover a single roll would cost about as much as a six-hour shift at your work-study job. Or maybe you found the perfect dessert recipe online — except for the fact that […]

B. Hynz up front: Student drag queen relinquishes crown

In the center of a confetti-strewn stage at a club with upbeat music blaring in the background, Drag Queen Anya B. Hynz dances energetically while the cheering crowd laughs. Behind the makeup and flamboyant persona is Darian Carpenter, a junior Film Production Major at Emerson College. “I just like the idea of performing and having […]