BU’s campus is no stranger to high-end designer brands. It seems that it’s more common to be able to afford Chanel bags and Gucci loafers than it is to be caught dead wearing Target brands or Forever 21. I’m here to help students on a budget find the best knockoff, high-end handbags, shoes and […]

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  The best part about Boston is the food. There are endless options and places to choose from in whatever cuisine you desire, but the best meal of the day — and the most important — is breakfast. I’m here to be your guide to getting the best breakfast in Boston. This series is all […]

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  Galentine’s Day, what’s that?   “Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave our husbands and our boyfriends at home, and we just come and kick it, breakfast-style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus frittatas.” — Leslie Knope, “Parks […]

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  A backpack is important — other than books, my laptop and any other school supplies, there are certain items you should always carry. A well-packed backpack sets you up for a good day, so here are five items you should not forget to ease your work days:   Ready-to-go medicine I like to carry […]

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  As a senior in my final semester at Boston University, at the same time that I’m looking forward to the fast-approaching graduation day, I’m simultaneously consumed by the ambiguity of my job placement.   My father often told me about how he would be physically interviewed for jobs back in the ‘80s, with face-to-face […]

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    Throughout the years, Boston University has increased infrastructure along the Charles River Campus. In 2017, BU unveiled the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering. This year, the BUild lab opened on Feb. 1,  and soon, the Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center will follow. […]

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  The archetype is familiar: looks like a young adult novel protagonist, journals while listening to her favorite punk-pop acoustic band you’ve never heard of and has a room that adheres to an astute aesthetic: walls adorned with motivational quotes, art posters and books everywhere. An alleged “Tumblr girl” would have recoiled at this title […]

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  At the end of every semester, I always look forward to finally being back in the warm embrace of my family in Singapore. However, I’m never thrilled at the prospect of flying over 30 hours to get back home, especially when I know I’ll be restricted to a 32-inch by 17-inch seat.   In […]

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     This weekend, I attended Last Hope K9’s adoption event at the Aloft Boston Seaport hotel. Essentially, I got to sit in the lobby of a fancy hotel and pet adorable puppies for two hours: basically, it was heaven on earth. Various volunteers walked around the lobby with the dogs, which ranged from tiny […]

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