Oct 5th, 2015, 08:56 PM

Drop the Mic: N.W.A Has Something to Say

"Straight out of the Compton? I don’t get it, who is this exactly?" questioned my professor as I pitched the idea to review the newly released movie about the controversial late 80’s rap group N.W.A.  
To be honest, I asked myself the same question.
Oct 5th, 2015, 06:34 PM

Paris By Vegan: One Famous Instagrammer Gives Her Tips


With almost 75,000 Instagram followers, the Paris by Vegan account shows the growing popularity of veganism and alternative diets in Paris. Noémie, the blogger behind the account, not only presents an Instagram feed full of delicious vegan meals, but also gives tips on how to be a vegan in the city of Paris. 

How did your vegan journey start? What inspired/influenced you to become vegan?

Oct 5th, 2015, 03:37 PM

Everything Students Should Know About the New Mac update


The latest Mac OS El Captain was just released yesterday! This update can be summeized as "tiny tweaks make a big difference".

Oct 5th, 2015, 01:57 PM

I Am Beautiful No Matter What They Say


Advertising has a century-long history of selling beauty products to women by playing off of insecurities, strategically hinting that the consumers' attractiveness will remain insufficient until she purchases a certain product. Over the last decade, however, beauty advertising has taken an interesting turn. The new and incredibly successful trend is to play off of women’s insecurities in the opposite way, but to disguise it as social change.

Oct 5th, 2015, 01:21 PM

Hashtag to Cashtag: Fundraising in the Twitter Age


With the rise of one-click payments and stored credit card information, our generation likes our online transactions to be as seamless as possible. Thanks to a new partnership with Twitter and Square you can now even donate to your favorite political candidate with just a tap on your smartphone.

Oct 5th, 2015, 12:58 PM

Catalonia Independence Stirs Controversy in E.U.


The tension is quickly rising between Spain’s central government in Madrid and the political parties that are pushing for Catalonia’s independence of the region. The strong opposition and rejection for a formal referendum last year in Madrid has added more fuel to the fire for the pro-independence parties and the campaigns and rally’s that Artus Mas, the Catalan president, has been rolling out.

Oct 5th, 2015, 12:50 AM

Under 10 Euros! Top 10 Must-Have Street Food in Paris


Filled with fancy bistros on nearly every corner in Paris, our taste buds have been constantly bathing in exquisite foods, desserts, and wine but a sudden craving for crêpes, fries, and fried chicken can hit anytime. Finding street food in a city like Paris with tourist crowds everywhere is always hit-and-miss. If you do not wish to end up with a flavorless crêpe in your hand while traveling around Paris, read on:

Oct 4th, 2015, 04:35 PM

Techie Takeover: The High Costs of Gentrification

Oct 2nd, 2015, 01:50 AM

Following the Pope in Under 140 Characters


Last month, Pope Francis made his long-awaited appearance in the U.S. and everyone went #crazy. When the man, the myth, the legend himself rolled up in his Popemobile, not a single American with a smartphone in their hand could say they missed the memo. It’s been more than seven years since the Pope last visited America in 2008, and social media turned this visit into something vastly different than any U.S. trip in the past.

Oct 1st, 2015, 03:35 PM

Masculin/Féminin: The Menswear Trend Hits Paris