Netflix and television are an innate part of every college student’s lifestyle. Friends may bail on plans but Netflix will never let you down. I still remember when the show “Friends” was all the rage during my freshman year. Students had suddenly discovered the sitcom and almost everyone in Warren Towers was talking about it. […]

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After a week of meeting deadlines for classes and submitting essays, I stayed in for a night of eating some well-deserved food and watching my all-time favorite childhood movie, “Toy Story.” In the past, during some heated discussions while vouching for the brilliance of the “Toy Story” trilogy, I’ve had friends tell me that they […]

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Following the trend of my latest blogs, I will begin this one with another study abroad anecdote. Given that I’m away in London, my friends can attest to the fact that my Snapchat Stories have become increasingly annoying. Now that I’m based in a new city, albeit for a short period of time, I constantly […]

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Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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Studying abroad in London has made it impossible to go a day without either talking about or hearing someone else talk about Brexit and its impending doom. Given that I’m on the Economics and Finance track, there is no escape from discussing Brexit and its impact not only on Britain but also on the rest […]

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I have always loved the mysteries of space and beyond and often found myself trying to grasp how the universe came to be. One of the reasons I took astrophysics in high school was to gain a better understanding of the space around us. However, to be completely honest, learning about the physical and chemical […]

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Having spent 10 years completing my primary and secondary education in the same school in Singapore, ever since high school, I was certain that I wanted to study abroad. Now, given that I am pursuing my undergraduate studies in a city almost 10,000 miles away from home, my wish has come true. However, in my […]

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Over the past couple of years, living in hotels, resorts or bed and breakfasts while on vacation have become increasingly unpopular. Instead, people are preferring to rent rooms through Airbnb to meet their short-term lodging needs. All my friends who have studied abroad in the past have found that Airbnb offers beautiful houses in great […]

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Spring semester has begun and students are ready for a new start. However, we all know that one month later, with midterms and club commitments, stress levels will once again be at an all-time high. Even though I’m studying abroad in London, I’m still faced with tension arising from doing academic internships, obtaining a visa […]

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While the election results took a toll on the United States a few days ago, the citizens of India were shocked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s decision to withdraw current bigger currency notes worth 500 and 1000 rupees. Although it sounds ridiculous to carry notes worth that much, these values roughly translate to $10 and […]

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