Archives for December 2015

Decisive End-of-Year Wins for Women’s and Men’s Basketball Teams

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Women’s Basketball: The women’s basketball team used a big third quarter to pull away for a 69-55 win at MIT. The Polar Bears claim a victory in their final contest of 2015 and improve to 7-2 this season. More here.

Men’s Basketball: The men’s basketball team pulled away in the second half for a 86-66 win over Saint Joseph’s College in Morrell Gym. With a win in their final game of 2015, the Polar Bears improve to 6-3. More here.

The Most Common Google Searches in 2015 (The Atlantic)

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Curious what your neighbor may have been looking up on Google? The annual list of the year’s most popular searches on Google was recently released, and the results reveal a lot about human behavior, argues Adrienne Lafrance is The Atlantic.

Take for instance two of the most commonly searched items: “how to…” and “what is….” According to Lafrance, these phrases reveal our inquisitive nature to know things and encapsulate “how humans use the Internet to interact with one another.” Read the article here.