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)


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.