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Travel Trends You Should Know for 2019

Travelers are bringing new ways to explore into the spotlight, from choosing out-of-the-way islands and towns to planning surprise trips. Pinterest released its fifth annual trends list, which is based on the steadily increasing search of popular categories on the platform. Check out the top 10 travel trends for 2019, as forecast by Pinterest. Run… Continue reading Travel Trends You Should Know for 2019

Outside Perspectives

Definitely a Treat: American Student Discovers U.K. Celebrates Halloween

By: Alexa Hoffman For anyone wondering, yes—London does celebrate Halloween. It’s a bit weird how I found out. I had first realized because I started seeing decorations in a lot of the main shopping stores. For instance, there’s a store called Flying Tiger which is basically the U.K. version of 5 Below, and they had… Continue reading Definitely a Treat: American Student Discovers U.K. Celebrates Halloween

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Fall Concert Series: Fetty Wap

I still can’t believe Hofstra University hired Fetty Wap to perform for its annual Fall Fest. Fall Fest weekend is a weekend for family, friends and alumni to gather together and celebrate. Hofstra packs Saturday and Sunday with sporting events, tours, talks on special topics and more for all visitors. The main event is the actual… Continue reading Fall Concert Series: Fetty Wap

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Philly’s Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind the Walls

I went to prison this Halloween, and it was thrilling. When I got the chance to visit Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, a historical landmark in Philadelphia, with my best friend, I was super excited to be jumping out of my skin in fear. I didn’t quite do that, but my heart… Continue reading Philly’s Eastern State Penitentiary: Terror Behind the Walls