The holiday season is here, which means pretty lights, decorations and red Starbucks cups galore. However, it’s so easy to get caught up in the beauty of the holiday season. We just need to take a collective breath and remember some things we often forget to celebrate. Here are five great things about the holidays […]

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The exact age demarcation for the millennial generation is somewhat ambiguous. Some demographers consider millennials as those who were born between early ’80s and late ‘90s, and others extend or shorten the year range. There are, however, less disputable ways in defining this generation. If you have been told that you are entitled, coddled or […]

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I may or may not have had a love/hate relationship with Thanksgiving break. I am thankful for Friendsgiving, amazing food and great memories, but I’m also super thankful that people are back on campus now. Here’s my Thanksgiving break play-by-play: Day 1: Where have the natives gone? (Wednesday, Nov. 23) The first day of break […]

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College is a time full of intense study sessions, late night fun and social opportunities 24/7. It means FaceTimes with Mom and Dad, scavenging for food and trying to catch up on sleep every chance you get. For me, college has been one of the best experiences of my life, but it also has made […]

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1. Stuffing This is a food I will never understand. People use Thanksgiving as an excuse to consume a mass of soggy bread that successfully incubates every pathogen that should be cooked out of a turkey. Additionally, the fact that you have to shove said stuffing into the turkey from the bottom up is incredibly […]

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Everyone’s excited for Thanksgiving break. Whether you’re looking forward to spending time with your family, catching up with your high school friends or just pigging out with endless food, the vacation is finally here. While you’re home, at one point or another, you’ll probably find yourself with some free time. Here are some Netflix movies […]

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It has now been about six weeks since I’ve left the comfort of my home in Los Angeles and settled into my new territory. Fortunately, I’m loving Boston — a lot more than I expected to. Despite my avid admiration with Beantown, however, I’ve noticed myself having some particularly recurring thoughts that many West Coasters […]

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After leaving Puerto Rico to study in the United States, I quickly learned my country was portrayed as two things: 1) an exotic U.S. colony sinking in $70 billion debt or 2) a U.S. commonwealth where its citizens cannot vote for president of the United States. However, Puerto Rico is more than its political status. […]

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Halloween and Thanksgiving have not even come yet, and I’m already listening to Christmas music. Why am I doing this, you may ask. Am I getting pumped for Christmas 2016? Am I homesick? Do I want hot chocolate and eggnog to be socially acceptable orders at Starbucks right now? The answer is a lot simpler […]

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The past couple of days have been rough for the BU community. We all woke up Monday expecting a snow day, but evidently, that did not work out in our favor. As the BUnion sarcastically reported, “the blizzard was cancelled due to school.” Before we rant about our snow-related woes, at least we are better […]

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