Studying abroad in London has made it impossible to go a day without either talking about or hearing someone else talk about Brexit and its impending doom. Given that I’m on the Economics and Finance track, there is no escape from discussing Brexit and its impact not only on Britain but also on the rest […]

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Over the past couple of years, living in hotels, resorts or bed and breakfasts while on vacation have become increasingly unpopular. Instead, people are preferring to rent rooms through Airbnb to meet their short-term lodging needs. All my friends who have studied abroad in the past have found that Airbnb offers beautiful houses in great […]

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We’ve fulfilled what seemed like an easy logical proposition: if Donald Trump becomes president, then we will protest. But that sentence is an end in itself, as it doesn’t say what we should do after that protest. The Women’s Marches across the country were heartening, but without sustained action building off of them, they will […]

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The Obamas vs. The Trumps When Barack Obama left and Donald Trump took office, we were left sad, thinking of all the cute couple moments that the Obamas shared during their time at the White House. Let’s see how Trump and his wife compare with the Obamas. Pride in being seen with their wives The […]

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Now that Donald Trump is officially the 45th president of the United States, more media attention is being placed on his cabinet picks. As I search through the list and watch the hearings, I find myself more and more shocked with each nomination. I keep thinking to myself, “Wouldn’t it be nice if we could […]

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1. Become the first person to ever live on an Amtrak train. I mean, hey, he is Amtrak Joe, right? It only seems appropriate that he should be the person to reside on an Amtrak. Think of the possibilities. Biden, riding the rails, cutting a path across the American Heartland, possibly coining the phrase “housetrain.” […]

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Ah, Inauguration Day. It is the political version of spring cleaning for some, and the beginning of the apocalypse for others. At noon on Jan. 20, Donald Trump will be sworn into the most powerful office in the nation. While most of us will be in class during the day, at night we all will […]

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On Thursday, I found myself in a classroom in the basement of the College of Arts and Sciences, waiting to listen to Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman, give a talk about tampons. Menstruation is a taboo topic, even on a progressive campus like Boston University, but BU’s new chapter of HeForShe, an organization dedicated to […]

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2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Tensions are mounting and you sense them everywhere you go these days — from the bulging backpacks that your peers have been carrying around to the crowded libraries during ungodly hours. As you race against time to polish those research papers, why don’t you take a little break and enjoy what the treasure trove of […]

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