All of BU's dining halls have vegan options offered at every meal. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

With so many people transitioning to vegan and plant-based diets — especially among younger generations — college dining services find themselves playing catch-up with the burgeoning demand. Year after year, Boston University Dining Services has been upgrading its vegan offerings to accommodate its ever-growing vegan clientele. In fact, BU earned an A on peta2’s Vegan […]

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Many BU students live in Warren Towers their first year. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

All Boston University freshmen have to live on campus. Your experience can differ based on where you end up living, from West Campus all the way to East. If you choose to move off campus into an apartment next year, you miss out on an opportunity to upgrade to some higher quality dorms. So here’s […]

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Save money by taking advantage of these student discounts in Boston. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

  One of the best perks of going to college at Boston University — besides, you know, earning a prestigious degree, finding yourself and making friendships that will last a lifetime — is that you have access to countless stores and attractions in Boston that offer student discounts. Happy saving! Boston Red Sox Games You […]

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Hip-hop group Migos performs during the first day of Boston Calling. PHOTO BY ABIGAIL BRANN/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

All the buzz in Boston this weekend has been about one thing: Boston Calling. The music festival this year was taken a few notches up from past years. A new location, new performers, three stages, food venues and the very popular Ferris wheel all created a unique atmosphere that is now known as the Boston […]

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DIY dorm room decorations are a great way to spruce up your room for cheap. PHOTO VIA FLICKR USER APAIRANDASPARE

This school year may be drawing to a close, but it’s never too soon to start thinking about next year. If you find yourself wanting something to do this summer, here are five cute and crafty wall decorations you can make in your spare time: Floral arrangements Find some cardboard or sturdy construction paper and […]

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Everyone agrees that southern food is the best food, so why is it so hard to find a decent southern meal in Boston? PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

1. I say everything wrong. Apparently my major is not called “Anglish” and line is not pronounced “lawn.” I didn’t think I had an accent — I was raised by two native Ohioans — but ever since coming to Boston University, I’ve become increasingly aware that I have an accent that could be placed in […]

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A change from upstate New York to the busy streets of Boston was a hard but necessary one. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

It’s been nearly one year since I began studying in Boston, and within this year, I experienced many different lifestyles. Boston gave me a first impression of a place with a bunch of smart people, and before that I didn’t know about Boston at all. The avid sports fans for the Red Sox as well […]

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If you're favorite place on campus is Marsh Chapel, make sure you spend adequate time there before the semester's over. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

The year is winding down, and while it may be exciting to get done with finals, it’s still sad to say goodbye to your home. Boston University has provided us with so many opportunities to study, explore Boston and make meaningful friendships. It wouldn’t be right to leave without saying goodbye. Here are the 6 […]

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For CGS students, Capstone means the end of an era. PHOTO BY CLINTON NGUYEN // DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

It’s been a little over two years since the Class of 2019 received their acceptance letters to Boston University and finalized their decision to join the College of General Studies. Around 300 of those students were admitted to the CGS January Boston-London Program. This program would allow the students to take their fall semester off […]

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