One of the best perks of going to college at Boston University — besides, you know, earning a prestigious degree, finding yourself and making friendships that will last a lifetime — is that you have access to countless stores and attractions in Boston that offer student discounts. Happy saving! Boston Red Sox Games You […]

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All the buzz in Boston this weekend has been about one thing: Boston Calling. The music festival this year was taken a few notches up from past years. A new location, new performers, three stages, food venues and the very popular Ferris wheel all created a unique atmosphere that is now known as the Boston […]

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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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1. “Yes! Allston! Rat City, let’s do this! I’m ready!” 2. “Oh god, what was the vague furry blur that just ran by in front of me. If that was an actual rat, this entire evening is canceled.” 3. “Cool, a guy on a skateboard! I love skateboarding, it’s a very low-key way to show […]

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I had never been to the United States before my college life began in Boston. When I was younger, I would imagine all the scenarios that would happen in Boston. Now, Boston is my second home besides Beijing. Still, there are three questions that I want to ask about Boston because it is so different […]

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The time is here. Marathon Monday. Roughly one million spectators gather along the route of the Boston Marathon each year to witness all types of competitors. Elite runners, handcyclists, veterans and first-time participants gather to race. Volunteers join together to assemble welcome packs for all runners, set up first aid stations and prepare for a […]

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Last Friday, my friends and I combatted the weather and hung out in the Seaport District for some great food. We found several highly-rated and popular restaurants around the Seaport area. Just by watching the pictures others shared made us salivate. Eventually, we decided to go to Row 34 for our dinner. Row 34 is […]

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My friend Zoe from home came to visit me in Boston this weekend. And due to an unfortunate non-refundable flight scheduling mishap, she was only in town for a little over a day. And Boston, being a large city, is resistant to being showcased only in a day. Boston really needs a weekend, or even […]

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Even though I’ve studied in Boston for almost one year, I’ve barely gone to Chinatown. Perhaps it’s because Chinatown is simply no longer attractive to me. I have been to Chinatown in Manhattan and Philadelphia, and they look the same to me. My friend invited me to go have lunch with him in Chinatown the […]

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Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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