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Faculty Senate considers divestment resolution

Faculty Senate considers divestment resolution

March 22, 2017


Filed under Campus

By Julia Preszler, news staff The Faculty Senate has yet to vote on whether it will adopt a resolution asking university administration to be more transparent about the university’s investments in fossil fuels, but many of its members supported the idea at an informal meeting March 15. Dana Br...

Column: Learning from Standing Rock

Column: Learning from Standing Rock

November 30, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist We drove out of Oceti Sakowin camp in Standing Rock, North Dakota at around 5 p.m. on Nov. 26. I was looking out the window at the Native land that was patiently awaiting the sunset. It was orange like pumpkin pie, with puffy clouds in place of w...

Column: Putting a theft in perspective

Column: Putting a theft in perspective

November 10, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist It was 7:08 p.m. Nov. 4 when I paid for my large dark roast coffee and sat down at a table by the window. Ready to work on the dreaded 12-page research paper, I turned my laptop on and, upon realizing my coffee was too bitter, quickly walked to t...

Column: Contextualizing GMO’s problems

Column: Contextualizing GMO’s problems

November 2, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist When we try to make a case for something – a topic we’re passionate about or have a strong opinion on – we tend to take things out of context. We turn to logical fallacies and rhetorical embellishments and sometimes outright ignore relevant p...

Column: Magic in service industry

Column: Magic in service industry

October 13, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist Every Saturday and Sunday, I work seven-hour shifts as a cashier at a pizzeria. Since I’m there until midnight, I get to see a lot of hammered college students and hungry football fans. In fact, there are so many of them ordering cheese and pepperoni...

Column: H&M “celebrates” women, exploits workers

Column: H&M “celebrates” women, exploits workers

October 11, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist A few weeks ago, H&M released an advertisement for its new collection, supposedly challenging stereotypes of what it means to be ladylike. The ad features boxer Fatima Pinto, trans model and actress Hari Nef, plus-sized models Paloma Elsesser...

Column: Actual anarchism works

Column: Actual anarchism works

September 15, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist When I tell people I’m an anarchist, I usually get a lot of confused looks that hint at my potential lack of reason. In a society where certain stereotypes are formed and have not yet been dismantled, admitting you’re in a political minorit...

Column: Wastefulness mars student move-outs

Column: Wastefulness mars student move-outs

September 7, 2016


Filed under Columns, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, arts & entertainment columnist Moving is the perfect time to reevaluate one’s possessions. “Declutter your life and reduce stress,” trendy magazines say. Sadly, people forget to ask themselves if the abandoned remnants of their materialism are now cluttering the world. ...

Bullet for My Valentine returns to America

Bullet for My Valentine returns to America

March 4, 2016


Filed under Featured Content, Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, A&E Editor After releasing its fifth record “Venom” in August 2015, the Welsh metal band Bullet for My Valentine is slated to present the album at the House of Blues Boston on March 3. The album combines instrumental and vocal ferocity, achieving the band’s goal of stay...

The Humane League fights factory farming

The Humane League fights factory farming

February 18, 2016


Filed under City

By Anna Sorokina, A&E editor In an effort to improve living conditions for chickens housed in tiny wire spaces, 13 food companies are boycotting the use of cages in egg production. On Jan. 29, The Humane League announced its campaign department had convinced Target, Denny’s, Campbell’s Soup, ...

Walden game slated for 2017 debut

Walden game slated for 2017 debut

February 11, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, inside editor A video game that mimics the outdoor life and teaches about connection to nature through a computer screen – as counterintuitive as this may sound, it does exist. “Walden, a game” simulates Transcendentalist writer Henry David Thoreau’s life at Walden Pond...

CRASHfest transforms House of Blues Boston

CRASHfest transforms House of Blues Boston

January 28, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By Anna Sorokina, inside editor Afro-Brazilian samba, wild boar bolognese and temporary tattoos. This, together with other eclectic combinations, transformed the House of Blues into an indoor music festival venue to remind snowy Boston of true summer vibes. CRASHfest hit the stage on Sunday, ...

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