When I transitioned from living in a quad sophomore year to a single junior year, I was not prepared for how quiet living alone would be. While it was nice and peaceful, it was also lonely not having three roommates to bounce ideas off of and not constantly have chatter in the background. To combat […]

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As an ardent horror fan and an avid reader, I read several Stephen King novels in my youth. Surprisingly, however, I’d never gotten around to reading one of King’s most renowned books, “It.” So when the trailer for the movie adaptation of “It” was released back in March, I immediately stepped out to purchase the […]

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  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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This Sunday, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony will take place. Here are some of my favorite Oscar nominations and who I think will bring home an award this year. “La La Land,” which I bet many of you have already seen in the movie theatre, is definitely one of the biggest Oscar-nominated movies. The movie, […]

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Okay, I have to admit something at the start of this piece, at the risk of being shamed by friends and family alike, excommunicated from polite society and left to wander the savage wild (otherwise known as Chestnut Hill). But I have to be honest with my readers, so here goes nothing: I think “La […]

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Last night, the most acclaimed musical artists of our time got together at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards to celebrate music and reward those that have gone above and beyond this past year. The Grammys are always a great show to watch and this year was particularly amazing. There were new songs, tributes, beautiful outfits […]

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1. “Certain Women” Kelly Reichardt’s film “Certain Women” is a small movie that follows the lives of three women living in rural Montana. They go to work. They try to build a house. They teach night classes. They drive hours through the night. And their seemingly “small” lives are made up of even smaller details. Take […]

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Now that Donald Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States, more media attention is being placed on his cabinet picks. As I search through the list and watch the hearings, I find myself more and more shocked with each nomination. I keep thinking to myself, “Wouldn’t it be nice if we could […]

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This November, Disney released its latest blockbuster animation film, the Polynesian adventure “Moana.” It is their first musical since “Frozen” — a high-water mark in their animation history — and aimed to create a strong follow up by soliciting the help of the mind behind “Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda. Here is my ranking of the songs […]

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I’ll set the scene for you. The dogs are snuggled up on their beds in front of the fireplace. The entire family is gathered around the dogs, as people sit on the couch with mugs filled with steaming hot chocolate. Now if the holidays for you are anything like they are in my family, they’re […]

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