I don’t know much about the history, the evolutionary advantages or scientific data of sleep patterns to tell you about the pros and cons of being a night owl. I know we need eight-ish hours of sleep a night. And I know that many, many of us do not reach that goal. But ultimately, I […]

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A new semester can be challenging for many students, but it’s important to remember that everyone feels a little overwhelmed after a month-long break. A new semester is an exciting time to get to know new professors, make new friends and make the most of your classes. Here are some tips to get off to […]

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On Thursday, I found myself in a classroom in the basement of the College of Arts and Sciences, waiting to listen to Nadya Okamoto, a Harvard freshman, give a talk about tampons. Menstruation is a taboo topic, even on a progressive campus like Boston University, but BU’s new chapter of HeForShe, an organization dedicated to […]

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Are you looking to avoid the papers and tests piling up? Do want a place to go to procrastinate that’s not just the happy place inside your head? I’d recommend a trip to the movies. But, of course, if you’re going to go to the movies and spend the painful $13.50 for a ticket, you’re […]

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Everyone’s excited for Thanksgiving break. Whether you’re looking forward to spending time with your family, catching up with your high school friends or just pigging out with endless food, the vacation is finally here. While you’re home, at one point or another, you’ll probably find yourself with some free time. Here are some Netflix movies […]

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Last week, I stopped using Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat, but here’s the catch: I didn’t do it on purpose. My college schedule just became so action-packed that I honestly forgot to check any of my apps, and by the time I did remember, I didn’t feel like checking anymore. I spent the week focusing […]

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On Thursday, a panel of professors held an election chat to talk about the designation of Donald Trump as president-elect of the United States. I jumped at the idea to attend, for I wanted to hear what a panel of professionals thought about a reality star entering the realm of politics. This open-domain chat proved […]

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Ever wonder what kind of message you’re sending when you wear your favorite jacket? Don’t fret, here’s how you can find out! Disclaimer: these stereotypes don’t have to apply to you! But if the shoe fits — well, you know what to do. The North Face fur fleece You only kind of know what you’re […]

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If you’re not into the gym scene but still want to stay fit, running outside is the simplest way to work on your cardio. Boston University has many pros and cons for runners. For one, the Charles River is an amazing view to have on your jog and you can try running faster than the […]

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Ah, we’re nearing the end of the year, which means it’s holiday season! No better time to bundle up by the fire, read a Tim O’Brien novel and sip on some hot tea. Unfortunately for us Boston University students, not even StuVi II has fireplaces. But don’t sweat it — there are still ways to […]

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