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‘Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness’ : Informative, But, Like, Fun

In his biweekly podcast, Van Ness breaks out of the binary of great hair and clever quips (the one true binary of our time) and, for lack of a better phrase, “gets curious.”


Alumni Spotlight: Berenika D. Zakrzewski ’04

Berenika's advice to current students: Don’t let people limit you, go and find out what your capacity is.


'Disgraceland' Could Be So Much Better

“Disgraceland” is a podcast with an intriguing concept, but it rarely lives up to its potential.

 Peruvian Cuisine In Somerville
Food and Drink

Celeste Tells Peruvian History Through its Cuisine

The servers and team behind Celeste have created a sensory, immersive experience that they eagerly share with their guests.

The "We Beefin?" mixtape cover.

What the Hell Happened: Wendy’s New Mixtape and Marketing in the Age of Memes

Why would over 100 thousand people go out of their way to listen to what is essentially an advertisement? The secret sauce is Wendy's long reputation as a meme marketer.

The cover for "Live Through This" by Hole.

Top Five Hole Covers

While Hole is best enjoyed through their original songs, their covers highlight the band’s special style and their respect for other musicians.

Grace VanderWaal in the music video for "Clearly."

Music Video Breakdown: 'Clearly' by Grace VanderWaal

Clearly she enjoys her fame, but it isn’t clear that it’s worth everything she’s sacrificed. She knows geometry is important.

The cover for "Flicker" by Niall Horan.

Career Overview: Niall Horan

How has Horan emerged as the frontrunner among his post-hiatus bandmates? The answer is that he knows his niche, and he knows it well.


‘Just Chips Dot Com’—the Podcast, not the Website, is a Crunching Good Time

When I was listening to this on speaker, my sister said she thought that I was on the phone with two really loud friends. I think that about sums up the experience of listening to “Just Chips Dot Com.”

"Same Trailer Different Park" by Kacey Musgraves

Unpopular Opinion: It’s Not Country, You’re Just Classist

At the end of the day, we need to reevaluate the way we interact with country music. It’s not just a bland, uniform medium for rednecks. If you treat it as such, you’re probably classist.

marble racing

Miss the Olympics? Try Marble Racing.

The 2018 Winter Olympics may be over, but marble racing goes on year-round.

Kingdom Come Deliverance Screenshot

'Kingdom Come: Deliverance' is a Somber, Realistic Medieval RPG

If you like open-world RPGs and are looking for one to sink hundreds of hours into, this should be your next purchase.


What the Hell Happened: Kardashian Baby Explosion

Three Kardashian pregnancy announcements within six months is unprecedented and—by my very reliable, AP Stat-backed calculations—highly improbable.

"Teenage Dream" by Katy Perry

Top Five Chart-Toppers from ‘Teenage Dream’

It’s important that we take a step back to acknowledge that, just half a decade ago, Katy was delivering Billboard #1’s left and right.

Seven Seconds Photo

‘Seven Seconds’: A Promising, Timely Drama

The premise of the show is heavy and immediately intriguing, and succeeds in generating quick interest. However, the absence of gravity in the show’s plot raises doubts as to whether or not the show’s creators are able to do justice to its sensitive nature.