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What’s up with that

What’s up with that

Sarah Sommer, Features Editor

June 3, 2015

Prom dances with ridiculousness, flirts with absurdity   According to a survey done by Visa, the average Northeastern prom-goer spends $1,104 on each dance. With that kind of money, you could spend a sun-kissed long weekend on the beach in Florida. With that kind of money, you could buy 25...

What’s up with that?

What’s up with that?

Sarah Sommer, Staff Writer

April 9, 2015

Piercings really are perplexing. They always seem to carry distinct messages, ranging from wild and rebellious to posh and elegant. People spend hundreds of dollars on jewelry to fill the dozens of tiny holes they poke in their bodies for the sake of fashion. Piercings are often considered ladylike, b...

What’s up with that

What’s up with that

Sarah Sommer, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

Tea is quite the concept. People all around the world take little baggies full of herbs, stick them in hot water, and then drink them.  People have habits and designated “tea-times,” favorite combinations, and special recipes. However, you may as well be sipping on a freshly brewed cup of leaves, s...

What’s up with that

What’s up with that

Becky Hoving, Staff Writer

March 31, 2015

Sleep is weird. For seven hours-- or more if you’re lucky-- you lay on a special rectangle, shades drawn, blankets and pillows arranged to perfection, sometimes even with specific relaxing music or a silky sleep mask over your eyes. For all these hours, you lay still, without need to go to the bathr...

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