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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Forgetting your phone is one thing, but forgetting your glasses is far worse. Seriously though, what feeling is worse than when you’re all cozy in a blanket burrito, hot chocolate in one hand, remote in the other, ready to watch “Friends,” and then you realize that you can’t see the TV screen because your glasses […]

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What I feared most before getting my first tattoo was not the pain, but the disappointment that would follow. For most of my pre-college life, I lived under not necessarily strict, but the compulsory rules of my parents. I’m sure you’re familiar.  In my good Christian household, as an only child, I was raised by […]

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Millennials are the highest-educated group in history but also the most underpaid. With those kinds of numbers the idea of starting a company from the ground up is scary, especially for those who don’t have high startup capital. The idea of breaking out on your own seems impossible, but it’s not. Although most startups never […]

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In the words of Alex Russo, “everything is not what it seems.” As we’re officially halfway through October, it’s time for BU’s newest class to reflect on their time here so far. Every freshman held a certain expectation as to what college would be like, only to be crushed by the reality of things. Here […]

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Dear Short People, It’s come to my attention that a “Dear Tall People” letter was also published today (if you haven’t seen it you can read it here). Now, as a tall person myself, I can confidently say that short people don’t know how good they have it. Yes, we can reach the cans on […]

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As we start the seventh week of fall semester, many of us feel like we’re drifting. All that drive we had to be more productive and procrastinate less this year is flickering in the face of midterms and the changing weather. Sometimes, it can be hard to pick ourselves up after a bad week. Sometimes, […]

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If you’re struggling with keeping your mind clear and focused throughout the day, mindfulness might be the practice that’s missing from your daily routine. By dedicating just 10 minutes a day to yourself to regain focus, awareness and consciousness, you will be able to tackle your day-to-day tasks with greater ease. Clearing your mind of […]

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Ever since our fitness tests in elementary school, we have been conditioned to believe that crunches and sit-ups are effective. If I knew then how disadvantageous crunches are for your core, I would have told my “sit on the ankles” partner. Certainly, he would have appreciated this advice more than the high five I gave […]

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