Forgetting your phone is one thing, but forgetting your glasses is far worse. Seriously though, what feeling is worse than when you’re all cozy in a blanket burrito, hot chocolate in one hand, remote in the other, ready to watch “Friends,” and then you realize that you can’t see the TV screen because your glasses […]

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A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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In the words of Alex Russo, “everything is not what it seems.” As we’re officially halfway through October, it’s time for BU’s newest class to reflect on their time here so far. Every freshman held a certain expectation as to what college would be like, only to be crushed by the reality of things. Here […]

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At age 7, when I had to be hospitalized in the middle of the night for a particularly distressing stomachache, my parents had no choice but to leave my older brother in the care of our neighbors. Even so, there was no hesitation in making that decision; our neighbors had been our friends since we […]

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Dear Short People, It’s come to my attention that a “Dear Tall People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Now, as a tall person myself, I can confidently say that short people don’t know how good they have it. Yes, we can reach the cans on […]

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After a little over a month at Boston University, I, like many others, have developed a sense of invincibility when it comes to crossing the infamous Commonwealth Avenue. Comm Ave., the ultimate inconvenience to anyone running late to class, is an essential part of what gives BU the atmosphere of being immersed in a city. […]

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Disclaimer: The author would like to note that this piece is intended as satire to bring attention to the issue of catcalling. Women love when I call them baby, even if they aren’t mine. Women love compliments, so I give them out daily on a street corner. It makes me feel good, letting a woman […]

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Once you’ve spent a good amount of time on campus, you’ll probably notice that almost everyone has stickers on their laptops. The types of stickers, the themes and the way they are thrown on the computer can say a lot about a person. Here’s some of my professional* insight on what your laptop stickers say […]

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This past July, when housing assignments came out, I learned that I would be living in a quad. Full disclosure: I wasn’t super excited at first. I mean, I didn’t hate the idea, but living in a double was so ingrained into my fantasy of what freshman year would be like. Well that, and the […]

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Contacting the ghost of a dead playwright — who, incidentally, happened to have died across the hall — on the floor of my bathroom was not how I expected my college Saturday nights to go. But there I was, squished between four of my friends, Ouija board on my lap, on the first night of […]

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