All Boston University freshmen have to live on campus. Your experience can differ based on where you end up living, from West Campus all the way to East. If you choose to move off campus into an apartment next year, you miss out on an opportunity to upgrade to some higher quality dorms. So here’s […]

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Netflix and television are an innate part of every college student’s lifestyle. Friends may bail on plans but Netflix will never let you down. I still remember when the show “Friends” was all the rage during my freshman year. Students had suddenly discovered the sitcom and almost everyone in Warren Towers was talking about it. […]

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As high school seniors are now opening their 2021 acceptance letters to Boston University and just about ready to start a whole new chapter in their lives, my freshman year here is just about ending. It’s been bittersweet. My first year went by way too quickly. Despite its apparent shortness, I did learn a thing […]

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Why not? Let’s begin with BU’s housing situations. 1. Warren Towers: Knee-high lace-up Converse Whether you’ll admit it or not, you know that at one point the thought of knee-high Converse made you excited. When you were younger you definitely shopped around Justice and dreamed about owning a pair of your own. Just like how […]

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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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Breaking news! You no longer have to feel guilty about binge-watching the entire series of “Gilmore Girls” because it has a real-life application; I’ve taken dorms on Boston University campus and paired them with “Gilmore Girls” characters. Let’s hope your dorm matches your favorite character: West Campus: Jess Mariano If you go to BU, then […]

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DO start an early morning conversation with someone, especially if it’s before 8 a.m. People love to chat first thing in the morning. Talk about the election or the meaning of life — get deep. This is a great way to establish a closer connection with a fellow student (bonus points if the other person […]

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1. Bring your camera! Whether you’re an Insta-famous photographer or a Snapchat enthusiast, you’re gonna wanna bring your DSLR to school. People are very enthusiastic about taking photos during first semester to document all the “firsts” they’ll take part in. Also, you’ll be that super cool photographer when you venture into Cambridge, downtown Boston or the […]

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Welcome new Boston University students! Congratulations on choosing such a wonderful school to attend, and for clicking on such a great article to read. You’re probably feeling a mix of two emotions right now: excitement at the thought of becoming an independent college kid in a modern metropolis, and fear due to the fact that […]

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By Erica Schwartz @ericasalviati You are a college student, living off of a college student’s budget. So what sounds more intriguing, a $2 McDonalds cheeseburger or a $14 5 Napkin Burger cheeseburger? I get it. For some odd reason, the world works in a backwards way: fast food (otherwise known as really fattening food) is […]

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