I always get weird stares when people see “extra virgin raw coconut oil” on my dorm countertop. “You eat that?” or “Wait, but how do you use this?” The questions get annoying after awhile. Alas, I am here to give a voice to coconut oil. It’s time to stop judging it and start using it. […]

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I have always loved the mysteries of space and beyond and often found myself trying to grasp how the universe came to be. One of the reasons I took astrophysics in high school was to gain a better understanding of the space around us. However, to be completely honest, learning about the physical and chemical […]

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Now that the world’s obsession with kale and blueberries has finally de-escalated, let’s start the crazes for some totally underrated foods that are also healthy. Don’t get me wrong, I love blueberries, but if we’re being honest here, does anyone actually enjoy eating kale? Honey Forget about sugar and artificial sweeteners, honey is a fantastic […]

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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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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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Watching cartoons was a big part of the first 12 years of my life. Before having my own computer and phone, the only leisurely activity I had besides reading was watching television. There are so many amazing cartoons that I remember watching. Most of them have pretty good comedic timing and funny jokes (though a bit […]

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I recently bought myself a plant from Market Basket. As I cradled my new polka dot/freckle face plant in the checkout line, I did not anticipate that $3 could bring me so much joy. I’ve watched with delight as my plant has slowly spread it’s pink-speckled leaves and flourished on my desk. However, happiness is […]

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Twins are portrayed in books, films and TV shows as clones. They finish each other’s sentences, act and dress the same and in some cases look the same. But these stereotypes are more myth than fact when it comes to my relationship with my twin brother, Andrew. When you first see me and Andrew, you […]

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National Geographic and Leonardo DiCaprio just released a documentary about climate change with some pretty interesting facts. You can watch the movie in full here. Here is my summary of some of the major points of the film: 1. Climate change’s grave consequences are approaching faster than previously predicted. Climate change is not just our […]

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New Delhi has always stood tall as the capital of India. Complete with modern architecture, well-built roads and manicured gardens, the city exemplifies this progressive and culturally driven country to a T. However, all that glitters is not gold. New Delhi has been facing some troubles that cannot be excused. New Delhi is the most […]

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