On Saturday afternoon, I returned home to see some of BU’s newest students on South Campus. These four guys aren’t like anyone else at BU. If you ask them where they live, they’ll give you a vague response, followed by a random noise that no one can really understand. I took some time to get […]

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As high school seniors are now opening their 2021 acceptance letters to Boston University and just about ready to start a whole new chapter in their lives, my freshman year here is just about ending. It’s been bittersweet. My first year went by way too quickly. Despite its apparent shortness, I did learn a thing […]

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I’ve always been the person who believes that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that’s mainly just because I love breakfast food more than anything. As of late, I’ve become a “bruncher” now that I have a plethora of fabulous Boston restaurants available at my fingertips. It would be wrong of […]

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The Black Sheep recently published an article entitled “How Every BU College Can Win Over Their Professors.” It is a very funny article and I recommend you read it. You’ll notice in the College of Communication section that the best way to get an A in COM is to never stop talking in class. There is […]

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3 unconventional ways to enjoy Boston University It’s really easy to fall into the BU Bubble and end up doing the same thing every day. A change of pace is not only fun, but also good for you. Winter becomes the perfect time to get lazy and feel unmotivated, but BU has the reputation of […]

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I first began to hear the excited, hockey-related chatter weeks ago. Some were reminiscing about previous seasons and what they hoped would occur during this one. Others simply counted down the days until the puck dropped. The time was soon upon us and as I watched the hype grow exponentially, I wanted a piece of […]

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On this week’s episode of the podcast “This American Life,” host Ira Glass talked about people trying to become something they aren’t. The first part of the episode, entitled “Becoming a Badger,” included a report of a man trying to do just that: become a badger. As I listened to the ways this full-grown man […]

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Between driving on the opposite side of the road and the never-ending downpour, London living has turned out to be a bit different than BU living. Study abroad student Emma Purtell documents 10 major differences between the U.S. and our neighbor across the pond.  

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Preppy, girly, goth — everyone rocks their own different and unique style. With the rising popularity of “athleisure,” a new style has blurred the line between athletically inclined people and those who just want to be comfortable. Athletic or not, these people can be found sporting T-shirts from their high school lacrosse team or yoga […]

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When I moved into Rich Hall just three short summers ago, I had no idea what to expect. I was eager to make new friends, meet interesting people and feel at home in a new city. While in my head I thought everything would work out as planned, freshman year certainly wasn’t a walk in […]

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