Most people at Boston University have a vague memory of their guided tour. They walked a lot, didn’t pay attention during the spiel on the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center and were very confused when shown the so-called BU Beach. I think it’s fair to say that the tour really only skims the surface of […]

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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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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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With spring semester starting, students are already heading to the library to study, and the transition from holiday break to homework and tests is stressful enough as it is. While academics are definitely stress-inducing, getting your lunch or daily dose of caffeine does not. Here are a few pieces of advice about eating at BU […]

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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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By Christine Kelly, Staff Writer @teenykelly Have you ever eaten something so disgusting you wanted to throw up?  Well, now I can honestly say that I have. I used to watch this show called “Man vs. Food” where the host would go across the country and do the most ridiculous eating contests.  Although the host never […]

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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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By Trisha Thadani, Staff Writer Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore’s classic bow tie and ever-present smile is a common sight for Boston University students while walking down Commonwealth Avenue. Elmore is known to make appearances at various student-group meetings, several on-campus performances and, sometimes, even grabbing a drink with students at T’s Pub. Many know […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist We all love tasty treats, but as broke college students, a) we’re poor and/or can’t afford to go out to eat and b) we have no kitchen in our dorm room. Whoever allowed this contradiction to happen is some sort of sadist, but never fear! It’s time for… No […]

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By Amira Francis, Staff Writer @Mircatfrancis You and your friends have a sweet tooth. It’s been a long night of studying, and you need something to reward your attempt to be a good student. Delicious and relatively low-calorie, what’s a better answer to your problem than frozen yogurt? When evaluating frozen yogurt, more commonly known […]

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