Everyone hates quizzes, but everyone loves Buzzfeed quizzes. Over the years, I’ve developed a system for determining what constitutes a good Buzzfeed quiz, and what makes a boring one. Click on the links below for fast access to five of the most entertaining Buzzfeed quizzes. Get ready to waste some time and get to know […]

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Thankfully, on-campus housing almost always provides students with a bed, desk, lamp, dresser — the bare necessities. Living off campus, however, comes with its own protocol. After purchasing bed sheets, toiletries, snow gear and so on, our college student budgets are pretty tight (my intake of ramen noodle dinners has exponentially increased since starting college). […]

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Ah, FitRec. A magnificent melting (or should I say, “sweating”) pot of all kinds of people from the BU community. Open for the majority of the day, FitRec is a popular spot for students to relieve their stress. During the three times I’ve made the hike to FitRec this semester, I found myself thinking the […]

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I can be a klutz. More often than not, you’ll see me on the sidewalk outside Pavement Coffeehouse juggling a bagel, an iced coffee, an overdue research paper, carbon-copied lab notes and my laptop charger — all of which I’m about to drop. This summer, I found myself in a familiar situation when I was abroad […]

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Freshman year is different for all of us, and whether it’s easy or not varies from person to person. For me, however, it definitely wasn’t easy, proven by the dozens of empty Easy Mac containers that perpetually filled my trash can. Nevertheless, I wish I had done some things differently. Keep reading for some heartfelt […]

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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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Your dorm key is a key for survival at Boston University. You lose it, and the monetary fine you’ll get is off the charts. You get locked out, and have to deal with Residence Life and the guards looking at you funny. Let’s all hope this doesn’t happen to you right after a shower. (Yes, […]

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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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