After the first snowfall this Saturday, Boston is truly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas season really begins, however, at the turn of November after Halloween, when skeletons and pumpkins are replaced with stockings and twinkle lights. As someone who does not celebrate Christmas, this season has always been rather conflicting for me. […]

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In the first three days following its release on Oct. 27, 15.8 million people sat glued to their screens to watch the first episode of the second season of the sci-fi drama “Stranger Things.” Since its original release in July of 2016, the show has been a pop culture phenomenon, earning Netflix vast viewership and […]

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One of the biggest advantages of going to school in Boston is its culture. Art is a big part of this city’s colorful history. While Boston is abound with renowned art museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, perhaps the best way to get a true sense of […]

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As an obnoxious Harry Potter fan, I planned on joining BU’s quidditch team since the moment I committed to BU. I had hoped to meet a group of fellow Harry Potter enthusiasts and bond about our common passion. Instead, I was met with a high-energy and fast-paced sport with which I couldn’t keep up. At […]

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Fresh Fuel at Granby Commons could not be more appropriately named. Otherwise known as the Hillel dining hall, this cafeteria is tragically underrated. Located at BU’s Hillel House (a communal space for the Jewish community), the dining hall is the ideal place to eat, talk or study. And yes, you can go there even if […]

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Ladies. What if I told you that there was a universal excuse to get that overzealous guy to take a clue and leave you alone? Well, it already exists. The bad news is, it shouldn’t. The “Sorry, I have a boyfriend” is a classic one-liner that is effective in repelling unwanted suitors. However, a boyfriend […]

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If you’re struggling with keeping your mind clear and focused throughout the day, mindfulness might be the practice that’s missing from your daily routine. By dedicating just 10 minutes a day to yourself to regain focus, awareness and consciousness, you will be able to tackle your day-to-day tasks with greater ease. Clearing your mind of […]

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Ever since our fitness tests in elementary school, we have been conditioned to believe that crunches and sit-ups are effective. If I knew then how disadvantageous crunches are for your core, I would have told my “sit on the ankles” partner. Certainly, he would have appreciated this advice more than the high five I gave […]

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In the dating world, there are always plenty of fish in the sea. Incoming college students, however, must deal with a dramatic transition in their dating pool as their high school pond becomes a university current. As new people come in with the tide every day, college students turn to Tinder in the hopes of […]

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Everyone goes into college hoping to find their best friend and excel in their classes, extracurriculars and jobs. With so much on our plates, we find ourselves making our best friend in the contents of our cup: caffeine. As a recovering coffee addict and a sleep procrastinator, I find myself reaching for my mug more often […]

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