If you are like me, you are counting down the days until the end of the semester so you can have a month of bliss with no assignments and no deadlines. While nothing is better than feeling like you can watch Netflix with no guilt, reading over break is the perfect way to keep your […]

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After the first snowfall this Saturday, Boston is truly beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Christmas season really begins, however, at the turn of November after Halloween, when skeletons and pumpkins are replaced with stockings and twinkle lights. As someone who does not celebrate Christmas, this season has always been rather conflicting for me. […]

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Christmas gift shopping, while far from boring, can certainly be overwhelming. With so many options, you may think to yourself: Where do I start? Luckily, here are five online stores to help you find the perfect personalized holiday gifts:   Marleylilly     The only thing more personal than someone’s name is their name on […]

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With the recent news of Prince Harry’s engagement to American actress Meghan Markle, the royal family is dominating the news yet again. But the recent attention on the British royal family brings up the topic of monarchies in general. It is interesting to think about how long they’ve lasted and how their roles have differed, […]

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It’s finally December, and while that’s a friendly remember that finals are approaching, it’s also time to open up that advent calendar. With so much to do and that last day of exams cutting so close to Christmas, it’s important to remember ‘tis the season to be jolly. Whether you have some time off work […]

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Winter chill means winter fashion, and is there anything better than a cute hat to keep you warm, happy and fashionable?   Pompom Hats:   My personal favorites are the ones with the fur pompoms on top. They’re super cute and versatile and the color range is phenomenal. Find cute options here, here or here. […]

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No. The answer to that absurd question is no. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway blockbuster is  still very much alive.   It’s been more than two years since I first heard the soundtrack to the musical, and to this day, you can still catch me strolling down Commonwealth Avenue blasting “Satisfied.” But what about the soundtrack makes […]

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There are many people, myself included, who are a little upset about Prince Harry’s recent engagement to Meghan Markle. Our chance at being British royalty has sadly disappeared, but there are still so many single, beautiful British men on the market. Although they may not be princes, and marrying them won’t make you a princess, […]

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As an international student, I have found myself getting more and more acclimated to living nearly 10,000 miles away from my family over the course of my undergraduate studies. That is not to say that I don’t miss them — it’s just that I have found my home away from home in Boston. Even so, […]

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As it gets colder and the stores and streets start decorating for the holidays, the urge to curl up with a blanket and watch Christmas movies grows stronger. Classics like “Home Alone” and “The Holiday” are always a good way to go, and we all have our favorite films that we use to escape whatever […]

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