Author Archives: emakin3
The Social Network essentially told us that the concept of a social network was singlehandedly invented, redefined and repackaged in the space of a year or so by Zuckerberg and a supporting cast of pretty people.
In a dimly lit, keg-filled, and dirty basement on Radnor Street this weekend I found myself having a philosophical discussion on what fuels the hook-up culture here at BC. It was a brutally honest and relatively depressing conversation that clashed oddly against the pulsing strobe lights and drinking games going on behind our contemplative circle. The […]
Thumbing down my stream on a pathetically low-battery phone, I searched frantically for the score of the Red Sox game. I was sitting in the back of a classroom at 8:30 p.m., and I was not supposed to be on Twitter. But these are the morally fraught lows to which I had sunk during the […]
The past two seasons of Red Sox baseball have been an emotional rollercoaster for any self-respecting Massachusetts dweller. It’s painful revisiting the 2012 season that left the Red Sox with a 69-93 record and last place finish in the AL East. The team, and Red Sox nation, was demoralized by the team’s worst season in […]
We’re the worst. We should just accept it. We’re lazy. We spend too much time on our phones. We don’t have something called “empathy,” whatever that is. We’re millenials. Now, I don’t know about you, but I’m tired of being called lazy by the media when I go to school full time, work a part […]
“Harry Reid did it again.” If you grew up in a staunchly Democratic house like me, this was probably a sentiment you often heard your Dad mutter with expletive-strength while watching the nightly news. While I was growing up it seemed like Senator Harry Reid, from Nevada, could never get it right, whatever it was. […]
Here goes nothing!