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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Every woman has the right to be beautiful and gorgeous. Some women find that confidence in makeup. Korean makeup brands are not as famous as European or American companies, but many South Korean beauty products are cheaper and higher quality. South Korean makeup brands specialize in making products for all races, so anyone can easily […]

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My dad was in the Paris airport about three hours before the attack. From there he left for China, eerily on time. When I finally processed and acknowledged the horror in France, however, I shivered. I was afraid of my own continent, of my own Europe, of the place I call home. For the first […]

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On Thursday, Odense Zoo in Denmark publicly dissected a nine-month-old lion in front of a large crowd which included many children who were on a school break. This male lion, along with two of its siblings, was put down in February 2015 after the zoo was unable to find another facility in Europe that would […]

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Humans of New York, also known as HONY, has definitely made a name for itself. Surfacing in November 2010, photographer and founder Brandon Stanton started off by taking pictures of New York City dwellers, and including short snippets and quotes from their conversations. Stanton’s work has become a huge phenomenon, and rightly so. He finds […]

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Perhaps one of the most frustrating and unyieldingly irksome aspects of the study abroad experience in Europe is travel. Travel in Europe seems to be guided by Murphy’s Law: what can go wrong will go wrong. Such has been the case for me all around Europe. Just two weeks ago, my friends and I found […]

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The British Intellectual Property Office has introduced a new law intended to address copyright issues, and it has the art world up in arms. The law will put museums, designers, artists and publishers at the risk of significantly increased financial strain and potentially prison. Set to take effect in 2020, the “Transitioning provisions for the […]

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It’s time to talk about the p-word: porn. And according to a professor at Aalborg University, in Aalborg, Denmark, it should be done in the classroom. Christian Graugaard of Aalborg University went on Danish public television to say that he believes porn should be incorporated into Denmark’s sex education programs as early as eighth grade. […]

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With daylight saving time passed, inquisitive minds may wonder why it’s even in place. It’s such a hassle to change clocks twice every year and to lose a whole hour of sleep in the spring. That averages to 9.9 seconds of lost sleep every night. No wonder I’m so tired all of the time. It […]

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One of my favorite stories to tell of my experiences abroad is the story of the time my friend Rachel slapped the arm of a Spanish gypsy in Grenada because the woman was pick-pocketing our friend, Megan. It was certainly a bold move on Rachel’s part. However, it is not only an awesome story to […]

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