After a week of meeting deadlines for classes and submitting essays, I stayed in for a night of eating some well-deserved food and watching my all-time favorite childhood movie, “Toy Story.” In the past, during some heated discussions while vouching for the brilliance of the “Toy Story” trilogy, I’ve had friends tell me that they […]

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My friend Zoe from home came to visit me in Boston this weekend. And due to an unfortunate non-refundable flight scheduling mishap, she was only in town for a little over a day. And Boston, being a large city, is resistant to being showcased only in a day. Boston really needs a weekend, or even […]

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In my opinion, my trip to Montreal, Canada had to be one of the greatest experiences in my college life so far. The city is friendly, vibrant and easy to explore. From free outdoor festivals, speakeasies and happy hour (which Boston does not have for the 21+ crowd), to the Biodôme, basilicas and great food. […]

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Ah, spring break. The utopian red Solo cup and Daisy Duke paradise, with sun-kissed laughter and the smell of coconuts permeating the air. Sounds pretty good, right? That’s up until you get the bill for the food and drinks ordered, or see the price for the flights required to get there. What can one budget-limited […]

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I was born in Guangzhou, the third largest city in China. I spent most of my lifetime there, and came to the United States three years ago after finishing high school. I studied in upstate New York for two years before I came to Boston. Here I had totally different experiences. These are the similarities […]

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Spring break is coming soon, so it’s time to start packing. There are some fantastic ways to pack using organizing products purchased from MUJI. Remember to see the bonus list if you plan to go to MUJI to pick up these specific items. In January 2017, Boston opened its first MUJI store, a Japanese retail […]

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Having spent 10 years completing my primary and secondary education in the same school in Singapore, ever since high school, I was certain that I wanted to study abroad. Now, given that I am pursuing my undergraduate studies in a city almost 10,000 miles away from home, my wish has come true. However, in my […]

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Netflix has answered our prayers, and oh-so conveniently in time for finals season for college students. On Wednesday, the online movie and television platform announced that its users can now download Netflix videos to watch sans Wi-Fi, a major score for users. But don’t get too excited just yet: this new feature is only available […]

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The super mom The super mom maneuvers the airport with her double stroller, two crying babies, countless snacks and an activity bag filled with crayons and dolls. The airport is the ultimate test for a super mom, especially when going through security. I always have a lot of respect for moms who can handle their […]

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