Spring break is coming soon, so it’s time to start packing. There are some fantastic ways to pack using organizing products purchased from MUJI. Remember to see the bonus list if you plan to go to MUJI to pick up these specific items. In January 2017, Boston opened its first MUJI store, a Japanese retail […]

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Nanae Munemasa, a 17-year-old girl from Japan, has struggled with bullying since elementary school. Munemasa describes her first experience of being bullied as a physical one, with her perpetrators slapping her in the girls’ bathroom. She goes on to describe how the boys in her class would beat her with brooms when they were supposed […]

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Are you at least 17 years of age? Are you free of cold or flu symptoms? Are you currently taking any antibiotics? Have you recently traveled to the Caribbean or a malarial region? If you have ever been nervously sitting in the waiting room ready to give blood, you’ve probably half-heartedly skimmed through these questions […]

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It is unfortunate that imagination becomes alien to our minds as soon as we step into school. What’s even more worrying is that it’s a steep, downhill road from there. Innovation is a word and practice in which we hold immense amounts of value, yet it is much harder for us to actually be innovative […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra I want to welcome all of you body pillow fanatics, cosplayers, otakus, weeaboos, anime watchers, manga readers and the like, because this is going to be one heck of a ride. I might look like a normal human, but as vice president of BU’s Anime Club, I took it upon […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke We’ve all heard it—we’re in the electronic age. From finding out that our friends from home are engaged at 21 on Facebook, to following people on Instagram who have killer style (but they don’t even go here), or reppin’ some of the cutest DIY posts your friends have pinned […]

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By Christina Janansky @cjanansky Suffering from a fresh breakup? Fearsome of dying alone? Worried you will replace your loneliness with dozens of cats? Well, no need to fear— the new “girlfriend coat” is here. The girlfriend coat— a new development by a team of students at the University of Tsukuba in Japan— won’t ever cheat […]

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By Deborah Wong, Staff Writer @deb_wong_ As you enter the ‘Samurai!’ exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, you face three formidable samurai armors.  These armors symbolize courage, skills and status in  Japanese society. You initially stare in fear at the dragon-shaped horns on the helmet, the protruding nose on the mask and the […]

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