Most of us have heard of the “freshman 15.” If you haven’t, it’s basically the myth that every freshman eats enough food in their first semester of college to gain 15 pounds. Whether that’s actually true or not, we’ll find out. The reason why the freshman 15 might happen is because either A) the dining […]

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After going home for the week, I couldn’t help but notice that Monmouth County, New Jersey has a lot of great things that make it feel like home in a way that just Boston does not. And while everyone makes fun of Jersey kids for identifying with their county instead of with their town, you’ll […]

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There are few things in this world more painful than when your food takes a long time to arrive. As a kid, it was such a struggle to be patient while waiting for my food. If the restaurant gave out coloring activities or word searches, I’d finish them. If there was a TV in the […]

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  There are few more American traditions than watching football on Thanksgiving. It’s something out of a 1920’s cartoon — the women happily mosey about the kitchen, making turkey and stuffing, while the men sit around and watch 22 massive beings slam their heads against each other. But the United States is finally beginning to […]

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  If your family is anything like my family, you’ll be bringing a ton of Thanksgiving leftovers back to college with you. But who wants to eat a turkey sandwich every day until winter break? No one. I’ve found a few recipes to transform your leftovers into something you might want to eat every day. […]

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As Thanksgiving rapidly approaches, most of us are looking forward to “traditional” gatherings: catching up with family, wearing cozy sweaters and eating some scrumptious comfort food. But with everything great about Thanksgiving, there are some downsides, too: screening questions about your love life while squished between your emo cousin and your politically incorrect uncle at […]

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Boston is an amazing place to go to college. Thousands of students from every corner of the world come here to experience all the city has to offer every year. BU students especially love to frequent Boston’s famous North End, Newbury Street and Boston Common, but there are many parts of the city that go […]

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Fresh Fuel at Granby Commons could not be more appropriately named. Otherwise known as the Hillel dining hall, this cafeteria is tragically underrated. Located at BU’s Hillel House (a communal space for the Jewish community), the dining hall is the ideal place to eat, talk or study. And yes, you can go there even if […]

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Hot Let’s admit it: one of the hardest things to do in college is staying healthy. With endless french fries and ice cream only a swipe away, it’s hard to want to eat nutritious food. Especially at this time of year, with the weather getting colder and Thanksgiving around the corner, all I tend to […]

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The amount of pumpkin spice items is unholy. Truly just terrible. From pumpkin spice pretzels, coffee, yogurt, ice cream, dog treats and granola bars, I think it’s excessive. As a loyal former Dunkin’ Donuts employee, I will say that their pumpkin iced coffee is the closest to heaven I’ll ever get, but who needs pumpkin […]

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