National Geographic and Leonardo DiCaprio just released a documentary about climate change with some pretty interesting facts. You can watch the movie in full here. Here is my summary of some of the major points of the film: 1. Climate change’s grave consequences are approaching faster than previously predicted. Climate change is not just our […]

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Let me preface this by saying that I love all of my guy roommates. They are funny, relaxed, a little bit crazy and most definitely full of surprises. Living with multiple people has its challenges and there are a few “you’re kidding me” moments, but they have really changed my view on guys and life […]

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It is April, and when you walk out onto the streets of Boston, instead of finding sun, you could be unexpectedly greeted with snow banks. There were people, myself included, basking in the sun on the BU Beach just last week. The snow began to fall this weekend, and it was snowing nonstop. These obscure weather patterns […]

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Human beings are said to differ from animals because we possess logos, also known as the rational faculty that allows us to make decisions. Throughout the years, the world has witnessed a fierce array of philosophers who argued our superiority and our greatness due to our intellectual capacity: We are capable of understanding, of reasoning and […]

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Nature is stronger than humankind in every aspect. It is logically understandable that a part cannot be stronger than its whole. Every day we see humans challenging nature, we need to understand that sometimes, they are going to fail. This is true for astronauts who are pushed forward by a strong and determined willpower for knowledge. […]

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When we’re writing something, anything from a detailed history essay to a personal reflection, sometimes we end up treating writing just as a mechanical action that consists of typing our thoughts directly into our laptop, as systematically and objectively as a robot would. We don’t think, we do. We don’t consider the real purposes and […]

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Technology has undoubtedly played an increasingly important role in life as it has evolved. Its continuous and impetuous development is enabling science to reach peaks that nobody would have ever expected. Apparently, we’re approaching the point where we will be able to install complex devices in our brains that will make brain-to-brain communication possible, or […]

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This is a question that I have been trying to answer for the past four years, and one that I plan on spending the next four years trying to answer. What am I passionate about? I have made elaborate lists, shortlisted and experimented. Then, I’ve changed my mind, crossed a couple of items off the […]

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By Kyra Louie, Staff Writer @beammeupkyra The 2010 BP oil spill was one of the most detrimental human-made disasters to hit our environment. The Gulf of Mexico is still not recovered, nor do scientists believe it will ever be. It has become what marine scientists call a dead zone, which is when the water becomes […]

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