Category Archives: Lifestyle

Millennials are now driving a boom in re-sale clothing

By Sorell Grow

At first glance, the small boutique looks like many others that line Newbury Street in Boston: Sleek glass shelves and chrome racks are filled with luxury purses, coats, and other accessories arranged by color, designer, or occasion. Despite appearances, all these items in Luxury Garage Sale’s pop-up store share a unique trait – each one has been previously owned.  Continue reading Millennials are now driving a boom in re-sale clothing

Why trampolining isn’t just for kids: this adult loved it too

By Keith Pereña

One of the hallmarks of my childhood was visiting the local fast-food outlet after church. Every Sunday, my parents would take me to either McDonald’s or Jolibee for a kid’s meal. Before our order arrived, I spent my time exploring the neon tunnels of these playgrounds. Continue reading Why trampolining isn’t just for kids: this adult loved it too

Kindly skip the cutlery, and eat that meat pie with your hands

By Maán Jalal

Food is more than just nourishment. Food is more than just about taste. Food is also culture. How you eat something is often, or not, connected to the culture you’re from or live in. People who eat with their hands are a world away from people who have a specific set of cutlery for each part of a meal, or people who eat in wooden utensils. Continue reading Kindly skip the cutlery, and eat that meat pie with your hands

Despite myself, I got some great deals at a mall crawl in Philly

By Deepthi Nair

I am, by no means, a shopaholic. I religiously avoid the mall on weekends, except for when I scamper to get a birthday gift at the ninth hour, or when bitten by the FOMO (fear of missing out) bug, I step out to catch the latest movie everyone’s talking about. Continue reading Despite myself, I got some great deals at a mall crawl in Philly

Reality can take a hike. My fav films are about young love

By Sushmita Bose

When I was a teenager, Bollywood movies were banned at home — except on rare occasions when Doordarshan would telecast “art” films. The reason was not because they were tawdry or required too much willing suspension of disbelief — but because they showcased “wrong values”. Continue reading Reality can take a hike. My fav films are about young love