Ah, FitRec. A magnificent melting (or should I say, “sweating”) pot of all kinds of people from the BU community. Open for the majority of the day, FitRec is a popular spot for students to relieve their stress. During the three times I’ve made the hike to FitRec this semester, I found myself thinking the […]

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Why not? Let’s begin with BU’s housing situations. 1. Warren Towers: Knee-high lace-up Converse Whether you’ll admit it or not, you know that at one point the thought of knee-high Converse made you excited. When you were younger you definitely shopped around Justice and dreamed about owning a pair of your own. Just like how […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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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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We all need a little spoiling sometimes. But with such busy schedules and tight budgets, we all know it’s not that easy. Lucky for you, I’ve compiled five awesome things to do at Boston University that won’t take too much time out of your day or break the bank. Instead, these will just make your […]

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Working out regularly and maintaining a healthy lifestyle is imperative as a college student. It’ll make you look and feel good. But it sounds much easier than it actually is, especially as a busy student. If you’re anything like me, finding motivation to workout only helps if I take a workout class. Aside from being […]

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As a child, I was always fascinated by office chairs (or as I liked them to call them, the spinny chairs). On Thursday, Nissan released the ProPilot self-driving chair. Fitted with sensors, the chair essentially mobilizes itself and is able to avoid obstacles. Although the product is still in the prototype stage, given its features, […]

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On Sunday evening, there was a shooting in front of an Allston nightclub. For those unfamiliar with Boston University’s surrounding areas, Allston borders West Campus and is about a 10-minute walk from the start of BU facilities such as Agganis Arena, the Fitness and Recreation Center and the School of Hospitality Administration. Allston’s proximity to […]

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Apple never fails to evolve and lure in millennials, making itself a more relatable brand by the minute. The new and improved plethora of iOS emojis are not only more lit than our Friday nights, but now they also promote gender equality. Apple has taken a politically correct step by adding gender-fluid professions to its […]

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By Kimberly Rendon, Spotlight Editor @kimi_rendon_22 Boston University is filled with acronyms — even the university’s name has a shortcut. It seems like in order to engage in BU conversation, one has to understand acronyms and their meanings. Don’t make the mistake that other new freshmen have made by saying the entire name of a […]

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