Archives for November 2015

Sunday Scoreboard

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Men’s Ice Hockey: The men’s ice hockey team collected its first win of the season with a 5-0 shutout over ninth-ranked and previously unbeaten UMass-Boston Sunday night.

Men’s Basketball: The men’s basketball team squandered a 17-point second-half lead, but rebounded in overtime to knock off 10th-ranked Babson Sunday at Morrell Gymnasium, 88-84.

In a High-Tech World, a Growing Nostalgia for Typewriters (Boston Globe)

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Tom Furrier, who sells and repairs typewriters at Cambridge Typewriter, believes it would be incorrect to dismiss typewriters as relics of the past. The advent of technology has led to a growing nostalgia for typewriters, and Furrier notes that a third of his customers are actually under 30.

“They grew up with digital toys and video games, and they like typewriters because there are no distractions. It’s a single-purpose, so you get in the zone in a way you can’t on computers,” says Furrier. Read the article.