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Get over it

What every freshman should know about going to college in Boston
Okay, you survived the college-application process; you filled out the miserable FAFSA forms; you sweated out the wait for acceptance letters; and cut your best financial-aid deal.
By: CLIF GARBODEN  |  August 21, 2009

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Love us, don't leave us

Advice from sadder but wiser Bostonians
Let’s skip the sugarcoating. Boston can be a tricky place.
By: NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  August 21, 2009

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Dated advice

Old-school words of wisdom for a better college sex life
To boink a lot or not to boink a lot?
By: NEELY STEINBERG  |  August 21, 2009

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Photos: Bread and Puppet Theater

Photographs from Bread and Puppet performances in Vermont
Photographs from Bread and Puppet performances in Vermont
By: GREG COOK  |  August 31, 2008

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The Gadfly

Bread and Puppet Theater founder Peter Schumann is a national treasure. Maybe that’s why George W. Bush wants to bury him.
Nestled in the verdant mountain valley of Glover, Vermont, way up in the northern part of the state, is a farm of rolling meadows, pine forests, and gray barns, all under vast skies.
By: GREG COOK  |  August 28, 2008

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What? This old thing?

A guide to Boston's secret trove of peculiar artifacts
Glossy guidebooks often extol Boston as one of America’s most “European” cities, a euphemism that means that we’re . . . you know, wicked old.
By: JACQUELINE HOUTON  |  August 27, 2008



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Slideshow: Cloud life

Cameraphone sky shots from around town
Cameraphone sky shots from around town
By: K BONAMI  |  August 21, 2008

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Pick what you eat

Fans of organic food: Stop talking, start weeding
In just a few hours, go beyond the agri-tourism of picking berries or apples, and actually learn something about the land.
By: DEIRDRE FULTON  |  August 20, 2008

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The truth is up there

Clouds, sun dogs, and the dream of an atmospheric education . . . How one former TV reporter brought his sky gospel to the people
The sky’s on the move again, he can feel it.
By: JAMES PARKER  |  August 22, 2008

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MEFA madness

No need to panic over student loans. Just pay more.
On July 28, news broke that the Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority had fallen on hard times.
By: KARA BASKIN  |  August 13, 2008

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Mound wisdom

Cartoons of pitchers and catchers talking are a New Yorker staple. What is so funny about rubbers?
The first pitcher/catcher cartoon in the New Yorker was also the simplest.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  August 19, 2008



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Photos: One Night In Boston

Twelve photographers go on a 10-hour shooting spree
From the pages of our sister magazine Stuff@Night: excerpts from "One Night In Boston," an issue-length photo essay covering nightlife in the metro Boston area.
By: Stuff At Night  |  August 16, 2008

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Major problems

Triple helpings of course requirements can ruin your college experience
Why are so many students taking on so much?
By: MEREDITH HASSETT  |  August 13, 2008

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Sweet release

Cupcake OD
Peanut butter and jelly, gin and tonic, milk and cookies, indie rock and microbrew beer — these are pairings that have stood the test of time.
By: MEREDITH HASSETT  |  August 13, 2008

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Beijing sting

Exposed: A top-secret government memorandum, obtained this past week by the Phoenix, gives the games away
Greetings, faithful steward of information!
By: JAMES PARKER  |  August 08, 2008

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Ready or not (mostly not)

Beijing says it's ready for the Olympics. Uh, really, Beijing?
Oh, Beijing. You’re like the ex-boyfriend that I wanted so badly to love, but just couldn’t bring myself to face in the morning, once the booze wore off.
By: SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  August 08, 2008



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BarCasting about

Beer and Cheesecake
The inside of the Silhouette Lounge in Allston is a bit like a pinball machine.
By: CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  August 06, 2008

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Me and my tattoos

One Man’s Inky Voyage Toward Meaning
I know that most people get their first tattoo when they’re drunk, or infatuated, or when there’s a race war on their cellblock and they have to quickly join a gang — but not me.
By: JAMES PARKER  |  July 23, 2008

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Late-season highlights

Seven entertaining ways to finish off the summer
Make no mistake: these are naked comics, not joke-telling strippers, and the show never comes within 50 miles of what could be even loosely considered “sexy.” It is, though, a truly unique experience.
By: JASON O'BRYAN  |  July 22, 2008

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Facebook phobia

Thought high school was bad? Social-networking sites jack up Web-era insecurities
It’s safe to say that Facebook is now an omniscient, all-powerful tool that, in some way, traffics in dirt on nearly everyone you know.
By: SHARON STEEL  |  July 16, 2008

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Wait, who is this?

Andrew Earles and Jeffrey Jensen shine the dim light of cultural obscurity on the prank phone call
Earles and Jensen’s calls, primarily perpetrated on unsuspecting denizens of Memphis and New York, are strange and wonderful specimens of telephonic performance art.
By: MIKE MILIARD  |  July 16, 2008


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