When I first came to the United States, during freshman orientation, several people were surprised to learn that I’m trilingual. I’m fluent in English (of course) and Hindi, the national (though not official) language of India. Additionally, my mother tongue is Marathi, the primary language in the state of Maharashtra. Although I was born in […]

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For the purposes of this blog, I’m going to rewind back to January of this year, when I’d just landed at Heathrow Airport for my study abroad semester in London. Prior to the flight, I had looked up ways to get to my home for the next four months in the least expensive yet comfortable […]

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It’ll only be a matter of time until the bright purples and yellows seen on the London Fashion Week runways fill shop windows all over the world. If you thought ruffles had their moment last season, think again. They’re back again, this time with full-volume force. From Molly Goddard to Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, ruffles […]

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Following the trend of my latest blogs, I will begin this one with another study abroad anecdote. Given that I’m away in London, my friends can attest to the fact that my Snapchat Stories have become increasingly annoying. Now that I’m based in a new city, albeit for a short period of time, I constantly […]

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Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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Studying abroad in London has made it impossible to go a day without either talking about or hearing someone else talk about Brexit and its impending doom. Given that I’m on the Economics and Finance track, there is no escape from discussing Brexit and its impact not only on Britain but also on the rest […]

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Spring semester has begun and students are ready for a new start. However, we all know that one month later, with midterms and club commitments, stress levels will once again be at an all-time high. Even though I’m studying abroad in London, I’m still faced with tension arising from doing academic internships, obtaining a visa […]

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We’ve all watched the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and then we decided we were going to eat one meal a day or rabbit food until we achieved bodies like the Angels. The show successfully killed off any ounce of self-esteem we had left, using only one hour of airtime to show us what it […]

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Tucked away on the Boston-Brookline border is a small building hosting Boston University’s smallest undergraduate college, the School of Hospitality Administration. Affectionately known as SHA, this rarely-heard-of college is often overlooked and forgotten by the student body. However, SHA students have some pretty cool perks, classes and spaces that other Terriers don’t have. 1. They […]

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