When I first joined Boston University as an economics major, I didn’t think my curriculum would deviate too much from the traditional macroeconomics classes and the preset business school syllabus. However, the College of Arts and Sciences’ focus on integrating divisional studies and liberal arts into every student’s four years at BU ensured that I […]

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Girls of punk rock are seeping through the indie music scene, attacking with a fervor that has culminated over generations of gender inequality and oppression. Working double time to achieve the same status as their male counterparts, girl bands are rising like a phoenix from the ashes of a grim and patronizing past. Screaming into […]

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When most people think of video games, usually what comes to mind are games like “Call of Duty” and “Halo,” very fun first-person shooters where you can just turn off your brain and play. While, in the past, puzzle games and shooters dominated the gaming landscape, today, with easily accessible game creation programs like “Unity” […]

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While I understand the hesitation some people have with regard to watching horror movies, these people are, unfortunately, missing out on an extensive selection of fantastic films. The genre is so much more than just creepy slashers with jump scares; it is rife with genuinely brilliant works of cinema. So, in honor of Halloween, here […]

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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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Amidst all the depressing news we see on Twitter every day, it can be hard to see the bright side of things. Here are five tweets from politicians that might actually make you giggle instead of making you want to curl up into a ball and cry.   Hello, Twitter! It’s Barack. Really! Six years […]

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Girl power and good vibes filled the air at the TD Garden Friday night as American artist Halsey performed alongside British singer-songwriter Charli XCX and Canadian rapper PartyNextDoor. The three musicians joined forces for the third show of Halsey’s hopeless fountain kingdom world tour. From start to finish, fans sang along, cameras out and hands […]

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Since the rise of Facebook, social media has played a critical role in not only the daily lives of millennials, but it has also played a critical role in politics. Mark Zuckerberg posted in June that Facebook now has 2 billion members. That amounts to about 27 percent of the world’s population. With those kinds […]

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While most U.S. presidents in the past have kept diaries during their presidency, number 45 has decided to take a more modern approach towards documenting his years in the White House. President Donald Trump has turned to Twitter to comment on events concerning the United States and its affairs. Via Twitter, Trump has delivered PSAs […]

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When I first came to the United States, during freshman orientation, several people were surprised to learn that I’m trilingual. I’m fluent in English (of course) and Hindi, the national (though not official) language of India. Additionally, my mother tongue is Marathi, the primary language in the state of Maharashtra. Although I was born in […]

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