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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By Stacy Schoonover, Staff Writer Connor McEwen, a College of Engineering senior, was chosen as one of 11 college students to be on the investment team for Boston’s branch of the Dorm Room Fund, a student-run venture that invests in student startups. McEwen and his roommate of four years, Nam Chu Hoai, a College of […]

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By Shivani Patel, Staff Writer @shizupates My name is Shivani Patel and I am an awkward freshman. In case you were wondering (you probably weren’t), I am a journalism major in COM, I’m 17 years old and I’m from Southern California (shout-out to the west coast a.k.a. the best coast). Just like you, I too […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer Though everyone has different opinions about what needs to be updated or renovated on campus, many students don’t realize the extensive planning that goes into each of the changes we see popping up. Extensive research and bureaucratic processes go into deciding what new buildings to build, what areas need renovation, […]

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