As an obnoxious Harry Potter fan, I planned on joining BU’s quidditch team since the moment I committed to BU. I had hoped to meet a group of fellow Harry Potter enthusiasts and bond about our common passion. Instead, I was met with a high-energy and fast-paced sport with which I couldn’t keep up. At […]

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Last February I spontaneously created a folder in Google Drive titled “Thoughts and Feelings.” I remember I was upset about something, and I couldn’t accurately articulate my feelings to anyone, so I decided to write them down. It wasn’t until I finished my first entry that I realized I had created a journal. I’ve been […]

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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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As a young kid, Halloween was the unique opportunity to stay up late and go out on a school night — granted, “late” meant 8 p.m. and “go out” meant walk around the neighborhood. Still, there was something undeniably special about trick-or-treating. It was so much more than just ringing doorbells and getting candy. Now […]

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Since starting college, I have been getting to know someone more intimately than I ever have before. We were first introduced at orientation and instantly clicked. Now after months of sharing snacks, details of our lives and various jokes, I think it’s time to take our relationship to the next level. I’m ready to fart […]

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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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Nowadays, it feels like every time we log on to Twitter there’s a new terrible event in the news. Here are five weird and funny things that have happened in the last few years to take your mind off the sadness of the real world for a little bit.   140 people in Malawi were […]

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