Marathon Monday is the most exciting annual event in Boston, possibly just as exciting as Coachella. PHOTO VIA ABIGAIL FREEMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

This year was the first year I wasn’t home for Coachella or, properly, the Coachella Music Festival. Yet, though I was across the country from the event, it still felt more prominent than ever due to all the Snapchat stories, Facebook profile picture changes, daily (hourly) outfit updates on Instagram and so on. I felt […]

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If you've been a fan of Friends since 2007, you'll be happy to hear that there's a musical coming soon. PHOTO VIA FRIENDS OF THE WARREN BROS STUDIO

Netflix and television are an innate part of every college student’s lifestyle. Friends may bail on plans but Netflix will never let you down. I still remember when the show “Friends” was all the rage during my freshman year. Students had suddenly discovered the sitcom and almost everyone in Warren Towers was talking about it. […]

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Students in the College of General Studies are sandwiches, because there's so many different fillings. PHOTO VIA PIXABAY

Boston University offers a variety of different colleges for everyone. However, these schools do not come without stereotypes and the best way to address stereotypes is to talk about them through food. Here are what some colleges at BU would be if they were food. College of Communication A souffle. The College of Communication may […]

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Coconut oil is the be-all, end-all beauty and health product, period. PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

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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PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

If you currently live in West Campus, then you may or may not still have war flashbacks of the infamous Rich Hall 10th floor fire of 2017. Students had to evacuate West Campus (Rich Hall especially, because someone’s mattress was on fire). All of my friends and I live in Rich, and at first we […]

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Why is the T so slow compared to the subway back in China? PHOTO VIA WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

I had never been to the United States before my college life began in Boston. When I was younger, I would imagine all the scenarios that would happen in Boston. Now, Boston is my second home besides Beijing. Still, there are three questions that I want to ask about Boston because it is so different […]

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PHOTO VIA CHLOE GRINBERG / DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

The time is here. Marathon Monday. Roughly one million spectators gather along the route of the Boston Marathon each year to witness all types of competitors. Elite runners, handcyclists, veterans and first-time participants gather to race. Volunteers join together to assemble welcome packs for all runners, set up first aid stations and prepare for a […]

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