2020 Vision: Super Tuesday shakes things up

As the dust settles after the biggest single day of voting for the Democratic primary contest, the field looks dramatically different than it did just days before.  To begin, there are fewer candidates. Notable moderate challengers Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar dropped out of the race before Tuesday, perhaps due to their mathematical lack of […]

2020 Vision: What is electability?

If one word were to sum up the tension of the 2020 Democratic primary race, it would have to be “electability.” Beating Donald Trump in the general election is forefront in the minds of democratic voters. Ever since the beginning of the race, discussions about the candidates’ platforms have been second to questions like, “but […]

Get off campus guide: Music is in the air

If your midterms aren’t too overwhelming, the upcoming weeks are a great time to get off campus and enjoy all of the live music that Boston has to offer.  There are two very different concerts happening later this week. On Wednesday night, up-and-coming rapper Lil Tjay will be performing at the Paradise Rock Club. The […]

2020 Vision: Calm before the storm

After the New Hampshire primary, the Democratic primary election is approaching a significant tipping point in Nevada, South Carolina and on Super Tuesday. After these contests, the race will likely have a distinct frontrunner, and some candidates may drop out if they fare too poorly. Currently, there is no clear frontrunner in the race. Senator […]

Get off campus guide: Art art art

If you feel like leaving your room despite the howling winds and sub-freezing temperatures, taking in a little of Boston’s rich art scene might warm you up, at least intellectually.  The city offers many different venues and types of art to the public, from galleries to museums, but I tried to find options that were […]

2020 vision: Candidates battle in New Hampshire after Iowa uncertainty

With the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump concluded and the train wreck that was the Iowa Democratic caucus fading into the past, the Democratic primary race is now in full swing. After New Hampshire there are clear leaders, but the nomination is still far from a sure thing for any candidate.  The Granite state […]

Get off campus guide: North End perfect for month of Love!

Fierce wind gusts and the beginning of midterm season might not seem like the most romantic of backdrops, but once again, February is here and Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Whether you’re looking for ideas for a night out with your significant other or with friends, Boston’s North End is the perfect setting. For […]

2020 Vision: Iowa reporting fiasco

After months of anticipation, Iowans caucused in school gyms, churches and union halls on a freezing Monday evening, officially kicking off the 2020 presidential contest. As I watched the coverage of the antiquated form of ‘voting’ that somehow persists in Iowa, I was not filled with interest or satisfaction, or even speculation about the implications […]

Get off campus guide: Cambridge comedy scene perfect cure for winter blues

The beginning of the semester can be a difficult time for everyone. There are plenty of reasons to be a little down at the beginning of 2020: returning to campus after a month without homework, gray February weather or maybe daunting future plans. The age-old cliché holds true — laughter is the best medicine. Luckily, […]