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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About three weeks into the semester, homesickness hit me. The newness of college was wearing off, my workload was building up, and suddenly being away from my family didn’t hold the same appeal that it did in August. For a week I groaned and sulked and felt bad for myself, but eventually I got over […]

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Whether you want to admit it or not, elevators are a part of your life. They help you in your everyday conquests to avoid climbing hundreds of flights of stairs and they ease the pain of travel. Elevators are a blessing and we should treat them as such. However, some people dare to disrespect the […]

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Ladies. What if I told you that there was a universal excuse to get that overzealous guy to take a clue and leave you alone? Well, it already exists. The bad news is, it shouldn’t. The “Sorry, I have a boyfriend” is a classic one-liner that is effective in repelling unwanted suitors. However, a boyfriend […]

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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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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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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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It’s official: Fall is here. That means it’s finally time to break out the sweaters, boots and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Besides the gorgeous weather and changing leaves, my favorite thing about fall is definitely the food. There seems to be cinnamon and pumpkin flavored everything this time of year (but I’m not complaining). It may […]

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Dear Flaky People, You are most likely reading this as you avoid fully committing to plans with two (or more) people. Stop. I have been there. Let’s work this out. Let’s re-evaluate and break down why you are flaky. Because, let’s be honest, you are tired of being that friend who cancels last minute — […]

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Everyone goes into college hoping to find their best friend and excel in their classes, extracurriculars and jobs. With so much on our plates, we find ourselves making our best friend in the contents of our cup: caffeine. As a recovering coffee addict and a sleep procrastinator, I find myself reaching for my mug more often […]

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