This year was the first year I wasn’t home for Coachella or, properly, the Coachella Music Festival. Yet, though I was across the country from the event, it still felt more prominent than ever due to all the Snapchat stories, Facebook profile picture changes, daily (hourly) outfit updates on Instagram and so on. I felt […]

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I always get weird stares when people see “extra virgin raw coconut oil” on my dorm countertop. “You eat that?” or “Wait, but how do you use this?” The questions get annoying after awhile. Alas, I am here to give a voice to coconut oil. It’s time to stop judging it and start using it. […]

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As high school seniors are now opening their 2021 acceptance letters to Boston University and just about ready to start a whole new chapter in their lives, my freshman year here is just about ending. It’s been bittersweet. My first year went by way too quickly. Despite its apparent shortness, I did learn a thing […]

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Why not? Let’s begin with BU’s housing situations. 1. Warren Towers: Knee-high lace-up Converse Whether you’ll admit it or not, you know that at one point the thought of knee-high Converse made you excited. When you were younger you definitely shopped around Justice and dreamed about owning a pair of your own. Just like how […]

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I remember coming back from lunch with a friend when she texted me saying, “By the way, follow my ‘finstagram!’” When I first heard the word “finstagram,” I literally thought “What is she even talking about?” I went to said account, and saw that she only had seven followers. “Huh,” I thought. What is this? […]

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Ah, spring break. The utopian red Solo cup and Daisy Duke paradise, with sun-kissed laughter and the smell of coconuts permeating the air. Sounds pretty good, right? That’s up until you get the bill for the food and drinks ordered, or see the price for the flights required to get there. What can one budget-limited […]

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With spring break just around the corner, people are putting more and more into their CVS Pharmacy beauty baskets. Some of the products I support. Others not so much. But this is not to shame or bash on anyone’s purchases — I’ve definitely bought my fair share of extra sunscreen, lip balm and bronzer. But […]

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I used to hate breakfast and never eat it. Now I love breakfast. Similarly, I used to hate “The Bachelor” and now I’m obsessed. Ever wonder what Vanessa, Rachel or Corinne would be as your favorite breakfast foods? Are you hungry? Are you wondering why you’re even reading this article? It’s all good — I […]

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I don’t know much about the history, the evolutionary advantages or scientific data of sleep patterns to tell you about the pros and cons of being a night owl. I know we need eight-ish hours of sleep a night. And I know that many, many of us do not reach that goal. But ultimately, I […]

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