Nowadays more and more campus tours are rushing through Boston University, which is a sign that BU will soon welcome its Class of 2021. Every time I pass by Marsh Plaza and see people gather around, it reminds me that my freshmen year is coming to an end. I have discovered so many interesting places to […]

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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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EN 175: Literature and the Art of Film As a double major in Cinema and Media Studies and English, I can state with absolutely no bias that this is a class you should take. Nothing is better than taking a class where the majority of your time is spent watching movies and pretending like it’s […]

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Last Saturday my friend Sunny, who is a graduate student fulfilling her music education major, invited me to join her in a Samba band workshop that is held in the College of Fine Arts. For those of you who might not be aware, within the School of Music at CFA, there is a major that […]

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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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As you probably know by now, Bob Dylan is our newly inaugurated Nobel Laureate. Here at Boston University, we find ourselves extremely lucky to have a world-renowned Bob Dylan scholar on faculty here, Sir Christopher Ricks. On Thursday night, Ricks gave his final lecture of the year for the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. This […]

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1. Trader Joe’s Oh Joe, I don’t know what I would do without you. You make off-brand seem like the best thing a product can be, and I appreciate your commitment to inexpensive food that doesn’t make me feel like I’m living in the Soviet bloc when I eat it. Everyone loves Trader Joe’s grocery. […]

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Moving from an on-campus dorm to living off-campus can be scary. I am an international student who transferred from the State University of New York at Binghamton to Boston University last year. Instead of moving into the dorms, I moved all my stuff from Binghamton to an off-campus apartment in Boston. It was a big […]

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The Black Sheep recently published an article entitled “How Every BU College Can Win Over Their Professors.” It is a very funny article and I recommend you read it. You’ll notice in the College of Communication section that the best way to get an A in COM is to never stop talking in class. There is […]

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Most people at Boston University have a vague memory of their guided tour. They walked a lot, didn’t pay attention during the spiel on the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and were very confused when shown the so-called BU Beach. I think it’s fair to say that the tour really only skims the surface of […]

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