The Meat of the Matter: Solving the Food Crisis Using In Vitro Meat Production

The Meat of the Matter: Solving the Food Crisis Using In Vitro Meat Production

By Chandler Friend, WPI The history of meat consumption goes back to the beginning of civilization. Millions of years ago, hominids, the precursor to today’s man, had very large intestines and very small brains. Approximately two million years ago, the brain began to grow in size. The addition of meat to the human diet allowed people to obtain large amounts […]

An Album Review of “Currents” by Tame Impala

An Album Review of “Currents” by Tame Impala

By Nicole Despotopulos Around two years ago, a friend and I were driving through Cambridge on our way to see the San Diego-based surf pop band, WAVVES, at the Sinclair. While we were passing through the Harvard University area, a song came on the radio that immediately caught my attention. “Gotta be above it now,” sang a Lennon-esque voice. “This […]

Can Sanders’ Campaign Increase Voter Participation Among America’s Most Apathetic and Disenfranchised?

Can Sanders’ Campaign Increase Voter Participation Among America’s Most Apathetic and Disenfranchised?

By Madison Friend Recent weeks have seen much ado about the so-called longshot presidential campaign of Vermont Independent Senator Bernie Sanders. Every major media outlet is covering Sanders, constantly – in the mere .45 seconds it took Google to load results for “Bernie Sanders” just now, 3 new articles were posted that didn’t pop up until I refreshed the results […]

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Am I an Almond?

By Melissa Dognazzi It is, and always has been, an issue to confront one’s own identity at some point in their life. Some people question their happiness. Others debacle over life itself – or lack of it. A few, in the case of Trinity Repertory’s 51st season, are determined to find out if they are indeed an almond. That’s right […]

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Deja Entendu Album Review

Deja Entendu Album Review By John Leary   Brand New is a Long Island based rock band consisting of Jesse Lacey (songwriter/vocalist/guitarist), Vincent Accardi (songwriter/ backing vocals/guitarist), Garrett Tierney (bass), and Brian Lane (drums). The band first rose to prominence in the early 2000s alongside other bands in the Long Island hardcore scene like Glass Jaw and Taking Back Sunday […]

San Jose or Bust

San Jose or Bust

San Jose or Bust By Alex Sponseller   WORCESTER- After nine years of playing at the DCU Center, the Worcester Sharks’ run in the city of Worcester is over. After a crushing 10-4 loss to the Hershey Bears in game four of the Calder Cup Playoffs, the Sharks’ once promising season came to a sudden halt, and now the team […]