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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As we enter the final stretch of the academic year many of us prepare to head out of the city of Boston for the summer in search of summer jobs and internships. In your remaining time in the city, I would suggest that you take advantage of all the area has to offer. To save […]

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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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As the spring semester rolls around, it can be a time of stress. There is stress about packing, buying new books, making sure you have great professors and what these next four months will bring. But this is also a time to be excited and ready to take on the new semester with confidence, friends and […]

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People grasping headshots, resumes and clipboards that held a sheet of paper filled with their personal information stood in line during the Sunday heat, lining a street in the Allston area in hopes of achieving a role as an extra in the upcoming movie “Patriots Day,” which will star Massachusetts native Mark Wahlberg. This film […]

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“Yes, we like the Yankees, but today we’re all rooting for Boston.” I remember reading this caption when I was a junior in high school. During that time, I was daydreaming about starting the next chapter of my life — college — in arguably the best college town in the nation: Boston. I remember going through […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates As Dzhokhar Tsarnaev comes back into the spotlight, we, as Bostonians and as humans, are forced to relive the terrors that came with the Boston Marathon bombings. The 21-year-old is accused of killing three people and injuring over 200 by placing two bombs at the finish line of the […]

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By Robin Ngai, Staff Writer @bluebird1278 It’s hard to believe that Facebook has been around for a decade! That’s over half my life thus far. To be honest, I can hardly imagine life without Facebook and I’m sure that most college-aged students would agree. In celebration of spending 10 years online Facebook has launched “A […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino According to BuzzFeed, a woman identified as Alicia Ann Lynch posted photos of herself at work dressed up as a Boston Marathon bombing victim for Halloween on Twitter and Instagram. (In case you were wondering, no, she’s not from Massachusetts.) Needless to say, the backlash has been extreme. I […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski If Webster was a college-aged COM major, he’d describe FOMO in the following ways: Noun: Short for “fear of missing out,” describing the feeling of being left out or the anticipation of being left out. It can also be used as a verb. When used in a sentence: “Lauren […]

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