On the morning of September 11th, 2001, I was like many of you: heading to my day at kindergarten, not a care in the world, innocent as one can be. Later that morning, however, things took a turn for the worst when two planes crashed into the Twin Towers. I can vividly remember the panic that ensued once my mom realized the close proximity of … Continue reading Never Forget: 9/11
Upon first reaction, many of you probably had the same thoughts as me: Russell Brand is a lunatic. While at one time this might have been true and while Katy Perry may very well still believe this, I ask you to view this video without any preconceived notions. Brand actually addresses some really serious issues in society today. Continue reading Take a Moment
Deep in the heart of the greatest Country in the United States of America, lies a man who can only be referred to as Spike—mostly because that is his actual name. Born Spike Clint (yes, after the heroic Clint Eastwood) McManus, he has lived a life most of y’all only watch in movies. The majority of Boston College Students have never picked up a gun, … Continue reading The Weekly Spike #1
The year is 2015. Technology is integrated into almost every aspect of our daily lives. People keep a phone in hand almost everywhere they go, but WHY do people – mostly males – stay strapped with a pair of headphones around their neck everywhere they go. I walked into the Lower dining hall yesterday (its proper name is Corcoran commons, pour one out for the dude named … Continue reading 250 Word Review: Boys Wearing Headphones
Yik Yak was an incredible app. I first heard of Yik Yak in high school when it was glorified as an anonymous social media app that only college students had the privilege of using. My friends and I loved the freedom of posting anonymously, and we were the only people for miles at our boarding school in CT. No more than 100 people even knew … Continue reading sick yak
Crocs. They’re innovative. They’re comfortable. They come in countless colors and styles (although tbh if you’re buying the Croc Cyprus IV Heel, do less). Most importantly, they were one of the many pairs of shoes accompanying me to my first year at Boston College. I felt no shame in this decision, as I’m a Minnesotan and, for the record, we wear Crocs there while still … Continue reading What’re thooose?
Here begins a story that happened/is happening to a friend of a friend’s boyfriend’s cousin’s friend. No relation or ties to my life story at all pls no judgement kthanks. This girl’s boyfriend of almost 2 years goes to school about 966 miles away and they donut see each other often. Physical interaction between the two average about one weekend getaway every other month. I don’t … Continue reading Asking for a friend
What’s the deal with E-Cigs, vapes, or whatever you call them if you’re European? The majority of people seem to fall into the same camp—one summed up by the one and only Ray Velcoro, the wordsmith of True Detective’s newest season: Real cigarettes just seem so much more legit and, for the most part, stop you from either looking like a grade-A douche who spends … Continue reading E-Cigarettes: Review in 250 Words or Less