The first few weeks of my sophomore year have been super chaotic, to say the least. I’ve been attempting to successfully juggle an overloaded course load, extracurricular activities, a decent social life, and healthy exercise and sleep habits … all with the stress of waiting for my foot to heal after getting stitches on the […]

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The leaves are changing, it’s going to be cooler out pretty soon and the aroma of fall is in the air. As the seasons turn, many fun events come up and friends everywhere are off taking cute pictures around Boston. In my opinion, the most underrated fall activity is apple picking, and here’s why. The […]

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There is something really special about a farmers market in the city. It is slightly out of place — the little white tents are dwarfed by the surrounding skyscrapers and the stacked crates of brightly colored produce beam cheerfully at taxis and pedestrians. But farmers markets work so perfectly, especially in Boston. Farmers markets provide […]

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With so many people transitioning to vegan and plant-based diets — especially among younger generations — college dining services find themselves playing catch-up with the burgeoning demand. Year after year, Boston University Dining Services has been upgrading its vegan offerings to accommodate its ever-growing vegan clientele. In fact, BU earned an A on peta2’s Vegan […]

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I always get weird stares when people see “extra virgin raw coconut oil” on my dorm countertop. “You eat that?” or “Wait, but how do you use this?” The questions get annoying after awhile. Alas, I am here to give a voice to coconut oil. It’s time to stop judging it and start using it. […]

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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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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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I recently bought myself a plant from Market Basket. As I cradled my new polka dot/freckle face plant in the checkout line, I did not anticipate that $3 could bring me so much joy. I’ve watched with delight as my plant has slowly spread it’s pink-speckled leaves and flourished on my desk. However, happiness is […]

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College is a time full of intense study sessions, late night fun and social opportunities 24/7. It means FaceTimes with Mom and Dad, scavenging for food and trying to catch up on sleep every chance you get. For me, college has been one of the best experiences of my life, but it also has made […]

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