With so many people transitioning to vegan and plant-based diets — especially among younger generations — college dining services find themselves playing catch-up with the burgeoning demand. Year after year, Boston University Dining Services has been upgrading its vegan offerings to accommodate its ever-growing vegan clientele. In fact, BU earned an A on peta2’s Vegan […]

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2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Watching cartoons was a big part of the first 12 years of my life. Before having my own computer and phone, the only leisurely activity I had besides reading was watching television. There are so many amazing cartoons that I remember watching. Most of them have pretty good comedic timing and funny jokes (though a bit […]

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College is a time full of intense study sessions, late night fun and social opportunities 24/7. It means FaceTimes with Mom and Dad, scavenging for food and trying to catch up on sleep every chance you get. For me, college has been one of the best experiences of my life, but it also has made […]

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1. Stuffing This is a food I will never understand. People use Thanksgiving as an excuse to consume a mass of soggy bread that successfully incubates every pathogen that should be cooked out of a turkey. Additionally, the fact that you have to shove said stuffing into the turkey from the bottom up is incredibly […]

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We’ve all been there: that moment when all of your responsibilities, lack of sleep, guilt and obligations add up and make you want to ignore everything and just lay in bed. Rather than checking the same old Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed, why not expand your horizons a little? Behold: the 10 most entertaining, pointless […]

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The Mannequin Challenge is the latest internet craze, being labeled the new Ice Bucket Challenge. The concept is quite simple: people upload videos of themselves as though they’re frozen in time. This trend started last week and has taken social media by storm, with celebrities and influencers partaking with enthusiasm by pretending to be mannequins. […]

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National Geographic and Leonardo DiCaprio just released a documentary about climate change with some pretty interesting facts. You can watch the movie in full here. Here is my summary of some of the major points of the film: 1. Climate change’s grave consequences are approaching faster than previously predicted. Climate change is not just our […]

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On this week’s episode of the podcast “This American Life,” host Ira Glass talked about people trying to become something they aren’t. The first part of the episode, entitled “Becoming a Badger,” included a report of a man trying to do just that: become a badger. As I listened to the ways this full-grown man […]

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Our planet is beautiful. It’s full of marvelous places and populated by diverse creatures, yet we are killing it. I am not here to point my finger toward all of mankind saying, “Look what you’ve done,” as the stereotypical mother would do with her child. Honestly, I drive a car. I am also a smoker, […]

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