Being a international student in the United States is an interesting experience. You get to live in a totally different culture from yours and enjoy some of the best education around while at it. While there are many ups to it, studying abroad can become very difficult when Thanksgiving comes around. As an international student […]

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Boston is an amazing place to go to college. Thousands of students from every corner of the world come here to experience all the city has to offer every year. BU students especially love to frequent Boston’s famous North End, Newbury Street and Boston Common, but there are many parts of the city that go […]

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Family and Friends Weekend is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you want to use this as a reason to finally get off campus, but you don’t have a clue what to do. Luckily, I went and did some research on exciting activities taking place this weekend. So without further ado, here […]

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Throughout October, across the river in Cambridge, Harvard University dining hall workers went on strike. The workers walked out in protest over low wages and proposed changes to their health care plan that would increase out-of-pocket costs. The strike just ended last week, with the workers having their wages increased to $35,000 a year and […]

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Every summer, Harvard University opens its doors and welcomes thousands of students from all over the world who have enrolled themselves in an enriching seven-week experience to intellectually challenge themselves. This summer program is the ultimate Harvard experience where students live in on-campus housing, enjoy their meals in Annenberg Hall, take courses under the direction […]

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Sept. 22 marked the first official day of autumn. Sadly, a few of my friends are still mourning summer and their sandals. While I will miss wearing my Rainbow Sandals, I am absolutely ecstatic that fall has finally fallen upon us once again. Apart from the crisp weather and pretty foliage, there is a certain […]

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Every girl can tell you the unfortunate story of getting her first period. The first chaotic panic of thinking you’re dying from what can only initially described as a vagina nosebleed. Or fumbling with tampon applicators and being self-conscious of the sound the plastic makes when pulled from the sticky side of a sanitary pad […]

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This past January, I made the decision to attend formal recruitment in hopes of joining a sorority. I didn’t know much about Greek life, other than the stereotypical representations in movies and TV shows (think “Legally Blonde” or “The House Bunny”). Despite my apprehension, I enthusiastically threw myself into the process with hopes of finding […]

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By Katie Lewis, Staff Writer Since the dawn of real-life science fiction, stem cell researchers have been working to reprogram specialized adult cells back into pluripotent cells, which are capable of developing into any cell or tissue type. Combined, these two transformations have huge medical implications, but the processes are still imperfect to this day. […]

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Hip hop at Harvard? I’m sure you never expected to hear those two words in the same sentence. Rap icon, Nas, ventured to Harvard University last week to introduce the Nasir Jones Hip Hop Fellowship, a scholarship awarded to two scholars dedicated to inciting change through hip hop music. The fellowship is designed to help […]

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