Every time the seasons change, I get a desire to listen to some new music. Here are some emerging artists that are definitely worth a listen.   Shoffy Alex Shofler, of LA, just embarked on his first tour around the United States. His music ranges from songs that you should be dancing to at a […]

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Stars Hollow, Central Perk and Constance Billard School for Girls are fictional places created for some of our favorite characters in shows that take place in the northeast. Most of the scenes from “Gilmore Girls,” “Friends” and “Gossip Girl” were filmed in Los Angeles studios, but here are some iconic spots are only hours from […]

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When I transitioned from living in a quad sophomore year to a single junior year, I was not prepared for how quiet living alone would be. While it was nice and peaceful, it was also lonely not having three roommates to bounce ideas off of and not constantly have chatter in the background. To combat […]

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As a returning sophomore looking back on last year, it’s pretty apparent the biggest selling point of Boston University, and the biggest obstacle, was Boston itself. The city is amazing and beautiful, but arriving at school not knowing many people in a big city can get a little overwhelming. Staying on track with school, making […]

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This year was the first year I wasn’t home for Coachella or, properly, the Coachella Music Festival. Yet, though I was across the country from the event, it still felt more prominent than ever due to all the Snapchat stories, Facebook profile picture changes, daily (hourly) outfit updates on Instagram and so on. I felt […]

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Your dorm key is a key for survival at Boston University. You lose it, and the monetary fine you’ll get is off the charts. You get locked out, and have to deal with Residence Life and the guards looking at you funny. Let’s all hope this doesn’t happen to you right after a shower. (Yes, […]

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I was born in Guangzhou, the third largest city in China. I spent most of my lifetime there, and came to the United States three years ago after finishing high school. I studied in upstate New York for two years before I came to Boston. Here I had totally different experiences. These are the similarities […]

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This Sunday, the 89th Academy Awards ceremony will take place. Here are some of my favorite Oscar nominations and who I think will bring home an award this year. “La La Land,” which I bet many of you have already seen in the movie theatre, is definitely one of the biggest Oscar-nominated movies. The movie, […]

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Okay, I have to admit something at the start of this piece, at the risk of being shamed by friends and family alike, excommunicated from polite society and left to wander the savage wild (otherwise known as Chestnut Hill). But I have to be honest with my readers, so here goes nothing: I think “La […]

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We live in the age where words such as “hashtag” and “lol” have started to exist outside of digital screens and are being used in oral speech. It has also become the age of optimal creativity. Take our weddings, for example. We no longer want to get married in a traditional fashion and surely don’t […]

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