‘Yes to Divest’ – A documentary

Yes To Divest from Mike Damiano on Vimeo. At Boston University, DivestBU, an independently run student group, fights to convince the university to divest it’s endowment from fossil fuels. They believe that fossil fuel divestment is important in combating climate change, but they face many challenges in getting their voices heard by the university’s administration. … More ‘Yes to Divest’ – A documentary

Boston’s Application for New Hometown

Originally published on Culture Shock. As a senior quickly heading towards the strange and unpredictable life of a college graduate, I’m searching for a place to establish myself. Boston is a possibility. So what if Boston submitted a formal application to become my New Hometown? Below is what I would assume Boston’s application would look … More Boston’s Application for New Hometown

Coming together for “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Originally published on Brattle Theatre Film Notes. There are only a few films that can be easily called a Christmas classic. They’re those stories that fill you with the appropriate warm and fuzzy feelings associated with twinkling lights, pine trees, and a jolly fat man. They are feelings that seem to embody the notion of … More Coming together for “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Kiwis Talk Trump

Originally published on Culture Shock. “Will them Make America Drumpf Again, or will the next President accidentally cc Putin in on an email with the nuclear codes? We will be streaming the results of the Presidential and Congressional elections LIVE from [the University of Auckland bar]…We will also be giving away prizes to the BEST CLINTON … More Kiwis Talk Trump

‘Welcome to Night Vale’: A Review

Originally published on Culture Shock. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor Hardcover, 401 pages Published October 20th 2015 by Harper Perennial Rating 4 out of 5   One of the driving forces of the podcast Welcome to Night Vale, at least at the start, is the world’s ambiguity. While listening, you can’t really picture … More ‘Welcome to Night Vale’: A Review

In A World Not My Own

Originally published on Culture Shock. The streets were quiet, deserted save a few empty-eyed tourists and confident locals. The sky was newspaper grey, and a cool wind occasionally rushed down the street in short, violent bursts. April 19, 2013, Boston was a closed and silent city, acting like something smaller than itself in an attempt … More In A World Not My Own