I had never been to the United States before my college life began in Boston. When I was younger, I would imagine all the scenarios that would happen in Boston. Now, Boston is my second home besides Beijing. Still, there are three questions that I want to ask about Boston because it is so different […]

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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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It’s almost impossible to imagine my college life without the rideshare app, Uber. In the past five months, I’ve experienced my fair share of interesting Uber rides. Ultimately I started noticing a pattern in the types of drivers and the ride experiences that come with them. Here’s what I’ve found. 1. The Lost Boy This […]

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Everyone knows about the awkwardly short period between Thanksgiving and Christmas, the pinnacle of the holiday season. These few weeks are infamous for one thing and one thing only: food. The amount of food the average person consumes between Turkey Day and Christmas Eve is unprecedented. Between Thanksgiving, Friendsgiving, leftovers I brought back to my […]

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Christmas is right around the corner, and you know what that means: scrambling for last-minute gifts for your friends after you’ve accaccidentally spent your last 10 dollars on City Convenience or Uber. Now you’re begging your parents for a few dollars to last you until the holidays come around, but what will you do about […]

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These days, love can seem hard to come by. Our generation has made it nearly impossible to find anything close to a valid relationship, with various dating apps and the weird hookup culture we’ve found ourselves in. Yet, love can be found in a couple of weird places, even if it only lasts for a […]

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Most people consider a marathon one of the most grueling tests of endurance. A marathon is 26.2 miles and takes four to five hours on average to complete. I ran a marathon once when I was a sophomore in high school, and the final six miles were especially difficult. I wasn’t a particularly athletic person, […]

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Amid all the post-election drama, #Calexit is a movement gaining steady recognition. The name comes from Brexit, which is United Kingdom’s secession from the European Union. Put simply, a lot of anti-Donald Trump supporters in California are proposing the formation of a republic that is completely separate from the United States. This idea is not […]

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1. Venmo We all know the stress of going out to dinner with a group of friends, getting the check and just staring at it. In confusion, we try to figure out how to divide the bill in six ways. Next, three of us say that we only have our cards, and we don’t have […]

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Whether you’re an avid coffee drinker or more of a tea person, you’re always looking for cute places to relax and get some work done. Sometimes you just want to find a café to take a cute Instagram picture or two, so here are 5 coffee shops you’ll definitely want to check out to boost […]

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