“Can you turn my wheel?” This was the question a wizened elderly woman, sitting in front of a complicated instrument I later learned was the glass armonica, asked me early Saturday morning. My friends and I were looking for a fun Family and Friends Weekend activity and had decided to search for the rumored North […]

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In the words of Alex Russo, “everything is not what it seems.” As we’re officially halfway through October, it’s time for BU’s newest class to reflect on their time here so far. Every freshman held a certain expectation as to what college would be like, only to be crushed by the reality of things. Here […]

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Making money is no easy task. It takes a lot of time and effort to get money, and once you have it, even greater effort is required to keep it. How many times have you said to yourself, “Where did it all go?” Being a student can get expensive fast. All too often, it is […]

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I went to Salem this weekend and it was much more than I ever expected. Salem, Massachusetts is known for the infamous witch trials that took place between 1692 and 1693. More than 200 people were accused of practicing witchcraft, 20 of which were executed. Now, Salem is like the Mecca for witches, wiccans, pagans, […]

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At age 7, when I had to be hospitalized in the middle of the night for a particularly distressing stomachache, my parents had no choice but to leave my older brother in the care of our neighbors. Even so, there was no hesitation in making that decision; our neighbors had been our friends since we […]

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Adam Grant is no amateur writer. His first book, “Give and Take,” was considered one of the best books of 2013 by The Financial Times. It made the Wharton School professor stand out as someone who is highly insightful and approachable for people who are looking to better their personal and professional lives. It’s no […]

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Dear Short People, It’s come to my attention that a “Dear Tall People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Now, as a tall person myself, I can confidently say that short people don’t know how good they have it. Yes, we can reach the cans on […]

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Dear Tall People, Hello! How’s the weather up there? Frankly, do not answer because I do not want to hear your absolutely unrelatable response. First, it has come to my attention that a “Dear Short People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Second, I am writing […]

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After a little over a month at Boston University, I, like many others, have developed a sense of invincibility when it comes to crossing the infamous Commonwealth Avenue. Comm Ave., the ultimate inconvenience to anyone running late to class, is an essential part of what gives BU the atmosphere of being immersed in a city. […]

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