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This Cambridge Firefighter Has Spent The Past 2 Weeks Living on Hoth
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Midway through this February’s unprecedented winter onslaught, a curious thing popped up on Facebook’s news feed. James “Jimbo” Encalada, a firefighter with the Cambridge Fire Department, made an announcement. It seemed he was planning a big move from his small little hovel in Somerville to somewhere a bit more exotic. More

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An Illustrated Breakdown of the Not-So-Diverse Oscar Voters
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There’s been a lot of talk this year about the White Oscars – it’s the first year since 1997 that there has been virtually no diversity represented in all four acting categories and civil rights era film Selma was considered to be snubbed in a number of major categories. The resulting conversation? Media and broadcast viewers alike are taking a closer look at exactly how white and male the Academy itself is. More

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Jimmy Fallon Continues To Be Boston’s Favorite New Yorker
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As New England’s endless winter continues, Bostonians have been universally afflicted by a serious case of cabin fever. We’ve done everything we can to get outside — even if it means jumping out of windows and off rooftops. More

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The Wonderfully Weirdest College Courses Offered In Massachusetts
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College is the perfect time to experiment; the ideal opportunity to test the limits of a new-found freedom, to make poor life choices and follow the pursuit of knowledge. It’s also the only avenue you’ll have to take a handful of bizarre courses that will make your parents wonder if the thousands of dollars spent on your education was worth it.
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Hey Boston! Remember This Stuff?
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We are in week…three? four? of snowpocalypse, and Bostonians are beginning to lose hope. But there’s hope – we have gained exclusive images to items of interest we weren’t even sure existed anymore…remember clean apartments and trains that move? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. More

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Boston Hit With Third Snowstorm In Three Weeks
I Survived My Boston Commute: One Brave Woman’s Tale
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For many, getting to work these past couple of weeks has required nothing short of Herculean efforts. With the T in repair for over a month, every commuter takes his or her chances being drawn into the wormhole of public transportation, an unhappy experience that I am pretty sure dragged me into the fifth dimension (not time, a dimension where only fear exists). More

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