In college, it seems like it’s nearly impossible to take a trip or vacation with your own money. Getting away can seem like a distant dream, but it’s actually very doable. This past weekend I took a weekend trip to New York City and, miraculously, didn’t drop an unreasonable amount of money. In this short […]

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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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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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We all miss our dogs sometimes. Even people who don’t own dogs jump at the chance to hang out with some. When I first got to Boston, I realized there are a few spots with particularly high dog populations where you can hang out with them after class. Here are the top spots around Boston to […]

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Since starting college, I have been getting to know someone more intimately than I ever have before. We were first introduced at orientation and instantly clicked. Now after months of sharing snacks, details of our lives and various jokes, I think it’s time to take our relationship to the next level. I’m ready to fart […]

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“JFK’s not here,” Sue told me. “A French king, sure. A colonial woman. A Revolution-era paymaster named Ebenezer. The spirit of a dead chef. But not JFK.” Sue is the manager at the Union Oyster House, the country’s oldest continuously-operating restaurant and one of Boston’s biggest tourist traps. My roommate and I were seated across […]

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Ladies. What if I told you that there was a universal excuse to get that overzealous guy to take a clue and leave you alone? Well, it already exists. The bad news is, it shouldn’t. The “Sorry, I have a boyfriend” is a classic one-liner that is effective in repelling unwanted suitors. However, a boyfriend […]

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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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A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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