Panoramic Picture Show

One for the cinema: Rise of the Planet of the Apes For those of you who haven’t yet, it’s time to give this strange franchise a chance. In a breathtaking blockbuster that straddles the fence between social commentary and surprisingly heart-wrenching emotion. Andy Serkis stars as Cesar, a genetically altered simian. He is lovingly raised

Private Eyes, They’re Watching You.

Last semester, when Tufts junior Ben Weitzman logged onto to Facebook chat to message a friend, he was surprised to see a long-forgotten conversation from the previous school year appear on the screen. “I realized that they were storing every single thing I’ve ever said in chat,” the computer science major said. “This was unnerving

Freeform Radio

There’s just something great about radio. You’re in the car and you hear that song you loved listening to in high school, stoned in your best friend’s basement. You’re cooking dinner and you hear a story that is so bizarre, you stop and listen and let the pasta water boil over and scald your hands. The jokes are funny or corny. Static fades in and out. The music is loud and drives your parents insane. Whatever it is you love about radio, it’s always there. Live, broadcasting. On air.

Blackout in a Can

Whether or not we’ve tried it, every college student has heard of the phenomenon that is Four Loko. Four Loko is a caffeinated, alcoholic energy drink that comes in flavors ranging from Blue Raspberry to Orange Blend. The drink is sold in a large can and boasts an average alcohol content of 12.5%, but this can vary slightly by state. Lately, there has been much controversy over the drink because the mixture of caffeine and alcohol can be dangerous to its users, allowing them to drink for longer periods of time without getting tired. Yet the crazy stories of the college students who’ve tried the stuff show no sign of slowing this loko phenomenon down.