Browsing Category 'It’s the End of the World as We Know It'

The UnCommon Discussion is proud to premiere the first episode of our web series The Fifth Floor! The series is about a college senior, Billy, who has trouble coming to grips with graduation. Billy struggles to leave his comfort zone—Mugar Memorial Library. Billy’s quirky best friend, Major, encourages him to go after his library crush, […]

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Earlier this week I got an email from my Mom warning me that iPhones and iPads have been collecting data on users whereabouts without permission from users. It is unclear what this data is being used for but in the words of my mother, “It is scary that they are enforcing Big Brother against our […]

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Welcome back to the best place to spend a Happy Hour on a Tuesday. As usual, we’ve got some great music this week. http://vimeo.com/22412678 Special guest host Matt Cooper sits in with Brian Donovan and I as we finish up the always exciting Butler/Maid Brackets. See if Alfred Pennyworth and Geoffrey Butler can fight their […]

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College Cliff

                As graduation draws ever closer, (thanks to constant reminders from friends, family, and even just a considerate stranger), I am spending more and more time online. Am I online job searching? No, I am not actually. Instead, I am searching for people. I am desperately looking for […]

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Welcome back, listeners! I’m glad to see you came back to hear our sexy radio voices… or just came back to hear some good music and fast-forward through our somewhat intelligent banter. Sorry for the occasional static this week. We’ll fix it next week! This week we’ve got a treat for you. Everyone loves March […]

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Well I just did some very complex math—by my standards—and figured out that there are exactly 58 days until graduation. Those of you who know me will cite that I graduated early, but that’s beside the point. There are exactly 58 days until I get to walk down the aisle in a cap and gown—and […]

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Welcome Reader… or should I say listener? We’d like to formally invite you to listen to the first edition of the UnCommon Discussion’s podcast, “The Happy Hour.” The Happy Hour is designed to give BU students a chance to showcase their musical talents. Each week, the hosts peruse a selection of music from local bands […]

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My life is about to change. I do not know how exactly, but what I do know is that graduation is looming, and life after December 21st is a plunge into a yet-to-be-determined future. One potential plan is to move to New York City, where I will be following the elusive dream of so many […]

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Harry Potter and the End of My Childhood

Alas, it is time to grow up. This week marks the end of my childhood. The magic that comes with being a kid will soon be gone forever. No more Qudditch, Yule Balls, Hogsmeade, sneaking of to Hagrid’s hut, or fighting Voldemort—I mean He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named. Well actually, there’s a little more fighting Voldemort. This is it, […]

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The Hangover Birthday

I know older adults hate hearing this, but I actually felt old on my birthday. A couple days ago I turned 22. Oh, I know. People will say things like, “Oh my god! You’re still so young! Your life is just beginning!” It’s the same kind of reaction adults give you when you think you […]

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