As an obnoxious Harry Potter fan, I planned on joining BU’s quidditch team since the moment I committed to BU. I had hoped to meet a group of fellow Harry Potter enthusiasts and bond about our common passion. Instead, I was met with a high-energy and fast-paced sport with which I couldn’t keep up. At […]

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As temperatures drop, each colder and colder morning serves as a reminder that winter is just around the corner. Along with winter comes ski season (easily the best time of the year). Whether you are a long-time skier or snowboarder or are looking to get into either of these sports, now is a great time […]

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This weekend I took a big step in becoming a true Boston University student: I went to my first hockey game. As a Miami native, hockey was a foreign concept to me, much like snowfall — donning L.L. Bean boots and wearing more than two layers at a time. I had never actually seen a […]

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After a little over a month at Boston University, I, like many others, have developed a sense of invincibility when it comes to crossing the infamous Commonwealth Avenue. Comm Ave., the ultimate inconvenience to anyone running late to class, is an essential part of what gives BU the atmosphere of being immersed in a city. […]

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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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The Boston Celtics held their first event of the 2017-18 season Sunday night in the form of an open practice at TD Garden. A select group of season ticket holders were invited to attend, along with some other fans and media. These events are usually relatively quiet affairs, with only a small group of extremely […]

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I like to say I’m into fitness. I love the idea of working out two hours every morning and crushing it daily, but of course I sleep in most days and I have a long-term relationship with Netflix. In the past couple weeks, I have been trying to find some workouts that keep me going, […]

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  One of the best perks of going to college at Boston University — besides, you know, earning a prestigious degree, finding yourself and making friendships that will last a lifetime — is that you have access to countless stores and attractions in Boston that offer student discounts. Happy saving! Boston Red Sox Games You […]

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Boston University has an interesting way of celebrating Marathon Monday. It’s always a loud, raucous mess and it’s definitely a crazy way to celebrate people who run 26.2 miles straight on a brutal day. Boston has one of the hardest marathons with Heartbreak Hill being a truly daunting part of the race, so BU celebrates […]

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With the Super Bowl now over, you may be thinking: What should I do this weekend? Don’t worry, the fun is definitely not over. There are plenty of really awesome things to do here in Boston this weekend and days after. I know I will be taking advantage of what Boston has to offer, and you […]

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