1. “Certain Women” Kelly Reichardt’s film “Certain Women” is a small movie that follows the lives of three women living in rural Montana. They go to work. They try to build a house. They teach night classes. They drive hours through the night. And their seemingly “small” lives are made up of even smaller details. Take […]

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Ever wonder what kind of message you’re sending when you wear your favorite jacket? Don’t fret, here’s how you can find out! Disclaimer: these stereotypes don’t have to apply to you! But if the shoe fits — well, you know what to do. The North Face fur fleece You only kind of know what you’re […]

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When I began the arduous college search my junior year of high school, I prioritized two things: a city environment and diversity. I’m from a very small, rural town in northern New Jersey, and I was one of about five black kids in my graduating class of 248 students. Diversity was not something I was […]

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1. You’re constantly told that it’s water, not “wooder.” When you tell people that you’re thirsty and need some “wooder” (pronounced just so), they always make you repeat yourself. Then they proceed to let you know, in no uncertain terms, that you’re wrong, and that the correct way to pronounce the word is “wah-ter.” 2. […]

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College is weird. Before I left for school, I realized that I was no longer going to be in the familiar setting of New Jersey. I had never moved and had only known the same people my whole life, but I was ready to try something new. Boston University was my chance to explore a […]

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On Sunday evening, there was a shooting in front of an Allston nightclub. For those unfamiliar with Boston University’s surrounding areas, Allston borders West Campus and is about a 10-minute walk from the start of BU facilities such as Agganis Arena, the Fitness and Recreation Center and the School of Hospitality Administration. Allston’s proximity to […]

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By Ryan Galindo, Staff Writer @rygalindo   I grew up thinking I had family that lived in the Philippines, Guam, Orlando, Fla. and Los Angeles. Nothing more, nothing less. And I believed that for 18 years. When the time came for my me and my parents to decide where I would be going for college, […]

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