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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Hot Let’s admit it: one of the hardest things to do in college is staying healthy. With endless french fries and ice cream only a swipe away, it’s hard to want to eat nutritious food. Especially at this time of year, with the weather getting colder and Thanksgiving around the corner, all I tend to […]

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The amount of pumpkin spice items is unholy. Truly just terrible. From pumpkin spice pretzels, coffee, yogurt, ice cream, dog treats and granola bars, I think it’s excessive. As a loyal former Dunkin’ Donuts employee, I will say that their pumpkin iced coffee is the closest to heaven I’ll ever get, but who needs pumpkin […]

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It’s official: Fall is here. That means it’s finally time to break out the sweaters, boots and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Besides the gorgeous weather and changing leaves, my favorite thing about fall is definitely the food. There seems to be cinnamon and pumpkin flavored everything this time of year (but I’m not complaining). It may […]

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When it’s 2 a.m., the party is dry, your crew is hungry and most of the restaurants are closed, it’s time to check out the best late night food spots on Commonwealth Avenue. Crossing the Bering Strait to your dorms after the BU Shuttle has stopped running will require some refueling, but luckily I’ve got […]

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Monday and Wednesday — Blaze Pizza fundraiser with Edge Dance Company Boston University’s jazz and contemporary dance group, Edge, is having a fundraiser and holding auditions this week. The group performs at college showcases around the Boston area at MIT, BU, Northeastern, etc. The group is entirely student run and choreographed. Head down to Blaze […]

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If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re a first-time owner or shared owner of a kitchen. To this I say congrats, because cooking on your own is one of the biggest leaps into the world of full-blown “adulting.” However, once the excitement has died down and all of the IKEA plates and cups are […]

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by Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy Welcome December! ‘Tis the season for ice skating, Christmas lights and of course, Michael Buble’s Christmas album (a solid collection of carols to get you in the holiday spirit). Now that the New England winter weather has finally settled in, I can’t help but crave hot cocoa. Luckily for us, this […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy For many of us, the Fenway-Kenmore neighborhood is home to the Red Sox, various museums, and the soon-to-be first CityTarget on this coast (slated to open in 2015). But aside from these big attractions, this area is also home to local businesses serving to the area’s residents. Location #7: […]

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By Elly Hu, Staff Writer @xoellyy When I was younger, I used to watch “My Super Sweet Sixteen” and see all the mega-wealthy teens get kickass cakes for their party. That interest then led me to watch shows that centered only around cake decoration.  Have you seen some of these cakes? They are incredible. The […]

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