It’s been a little over two years since the Class of 2019 received their acceptance letters to Boston University and finalized their decision to join the College of General Studies. Around 300 of those students were admitted to the CGS January Boston-London Program. This program would allow the students to take their fall semester off […]

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On Friday, the newly colonized Boston University fraternity Phi Kappa Tau hosted a charity concert to benefit the SeriousFun Children’s Network and Planned Parenthood. Located at their house on 22 Reedsdale Street in Allston, the show comprised of four local bands that put on a night of music and fun. Over $800 were raised for […]

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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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On Thursday, I found myself in a classroom in the basement of the College of Arts and Sciences, waiting to listen to Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman, give a talk about tampons. Menstruation is a taboo topic, even on a progressive campus like Boston University, but BU’s new chapter of HeForShe, an organization dedicated to […]

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Tensions are mounting and you sense them everywhere you go these days — from the bulging backpacks that your peers have been carrying around to the crowded libraries during ungodly hours. As you race against time to polish those research papers, why don’t you take a little break and enjoy what the treasure trove of […]

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With the semester coming to an end real soon, there’s one major thing keeping us from rejoicing in going home for winter break: finals. This daunting week of horror brings out an overwhelming amount of stress in all of us, and many students don’t know how to cope with this pressure in the best way. […]

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With the strong winds and gray skies, we can all feel that winter is approaching. While this does mean we are that much closer to Christmas break and having fun over the holidays, it can also have alternative effects on our moods. Seasonal depression is when your mood suddenly changes with the seasons, most typically […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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As December rolls around, the average college student faces a common dilemma: balancing studying with holiday celebration. If you spend all of your time studying, you face the risk of missing out on all of that holiday cheer. If you allow yourself to be completely submerged by holiday cheer, you face the risk of failing […]

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The Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein camps have recently announced that they will take part in the Wisconsin voter recount. Many people are criticizing their call to do so, saying that it’s costing time and money. Shouldn’t the election results just be accepted? On Nov. 24, Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, tweeted […]

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