3Qs: Doomsday predictions debunked

Toyoko Ori­moto, an assis­tant pro­fessor of physics, says that we should be more con­cerned with cli­mate change than judg­ment day, which the Mayan cal­endar pre­dicts will take place on Friday.

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3Qs: The changing nature of marriage

A recent report shows the U.S. mar­riage rate con­tinues to decline. But Suzanna Wal­ters, director of the Women’s, Gender and Sex­u­ality Studies Pro­gram at North­eastern, says mar­riage has always been an evolving institution.

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3Qs: What’s in your can?

Energy drinks should not be con­sumed in lieu of get­ting a proper night’s sleep, according to Adam Woolley, assis­tant clin­ical pro­fessor of phar­macy practice.

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3Qs: The evolution of profanity

Instead of saying “Pardon my French” when we curse, we should be saying, “Pardon my Old Eng­lish,” says Heather Lit­tle­field, head advisor of the lin­guis­tics pro­gram at Northeastern.

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3Qs: Haute fashion on campus

Emily Plourde, pres­i­dent of the North­eastern stu­dent group Haute Fashion, explains why the Boston fashion scene doesn’t get the credit it deserves.

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