Boston

Nov 1, 2015

24 Things You Understand If You're From New England

As with anywhere in the world, New England has special qualities about it that make it quite unique and special...

Oct 11, 2010

Your Official Guide to Weekend Getaways

If you’ve got today off from class, then good for you. I’m glad you’re taking this opportunity to watch reality TV marathons and binge eat 100 Calorie Packs. There’s no shame in that. But next time you’ve got an extended weekend, perhaps you should round up your besties and hit the road.

Weekend Getaway: Boston

Beantown. The Walking City. The Cradle of Liberty. Boston is not only one of the oldest cities in America, but it’s also one of the most memorable. Looking for a getaway unlike any other? Come spend a few days trying to see everything this city has to offer. We say trying, because seeing this amazing city in one weekend is close to impossible -- but here are my recommendations on all the things you gotta see.

Gossip Girl: Photos, Lies and a Walk Of Shame

Yesterday was the best day ever. First, my Communications teacher decided to show Gossip Girl in our class and then the CW broadcast a fabulous new episode and finally developed the “Rufus Humphrey’s kid is hiding out in New York” plot line. Oh, and I got to see Dan Humphrey do a Walk of Shame. Yay, life.

The Rival Rundown: Boston College vs. Notre Dame

This week, we take a look at the opponents in the nation's most notorious holy war. Not the mission in Iraq, but the rivalry between BC and ND, America's premier Catholic universities. Besides giving mad props to the Pope, these two share a common interest in superior athletics, academics, and intense fan-dom.

Sep 23, 2009

May 21, 2009

Transit Workers Aren’t The Only Ones Who Need a Texting Ban!

We all know that texting while drunk is a horrible idea (can we say misspelled embarrassment, much?), just as much as drunk dialing. However, texting while doing other things can prove to be even more dangerous.

Dec 15, 2008

No More Smoking at Harvard, Tufts, Brandeis, Etc…

Bad news for smokers in Boston. The Boston Public Health Commission has just banned the sale of tobacco products at...

Nov 17, 2008

Are you ready for Turkey Day?!

Thanksgiving is probably one of my favorite holidays. The food, the family, the festivities…the food. Normally, I go home to...

Jul 30, 2008

Wednesday Night Encounters: A Date with Craigslist

We’ve talked about Craigslist countless times before. It’s glorious and hilarious and you can buy chairs or sell your cat....

Jul 14, 2008

Am I Crazy for Trying Crazy Blind Date?

More and more people are looking for love online these days and I’ll admit, I’m one of them. I honestly...

May 12, 2008

Girls Have Balls: An Ode to Female Chauvinism

I guess Boston commuters have never seen a female football player before. Okay. I know my bag’s big, and I...

May 5, 2008

How To Deal With Reverse Homesickness

So you’ve finished your first year of college! You’re relieved, excited, and filled with pride (hopefully) at your academic accomplishment....