For those of us who went home this Thanksgiving, we had a bit of readjusting to do. It was pretty weird being home after being in school for so long. It was like I forgot how to function outside of the BU bubble. No T to take in the middle of a giant street, no […]

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There are few things in this world more painful than when your food takes a long time to arrive. As a kid, it was such a struggle to be patient while waiting for my food. If the restaurant gave out coloring activities or word searches, I’d finish them. If there was a TV in the […]

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As Thanksgiving rapidly approaches, most of us are looking forward to “traditional” gatherings: catching up with family, wearing cozy sweaters and eating some scrumptious comfort food. But with everything great about Thanksgiving, there are some downsides, too: screening questions about your love life while squished between your emo cousin and your politically incorrect uncle at […]

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Fresh Fuel at Granby Commons could not be more appropriately named. Otherwise known as the Hillel dining hall, this cafeteria is tragically underrated. Located at BU’s Hillel House (a communal space for the Jewish community), the dining hall is the ideal place to eat, talk or study. And yes, you can go there even if […]

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Hot Let’s admit it: one of the hardest things to do in college is staying healthy. With endless french fries and ice cream only a swipe away, it’s hard to want to eat nutritious food. Especially at this time of year, with the weather getting colder and Thanksgiving around the corner, all I tend to […]

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Whether you want to admit it or not, elevators are a part of your life. They help you in your everyday conquests to avoid climbing hundreds of flights of stairs and they ease the pain of travel. Elevators are a blessing and we should treat them as such. However, some people dare to disrespect the […]

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A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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At age 7, when I had to be hospitalized in the middle of the night for a particularly distressing stomachache, my parents had no choice but to leave my older brother in the care of our neighbors. Even so, there was no hesitation in making that decision; our neighbors had been our friends since we […]

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This past July, when housing assignments came out, I learned that I would be living in a quad. Full disclosure: I wasn’t super excited at first. I mean, I didn’t hate the idea, but living in a double was so ingrained into my fantasy of what freshman year would be like. Well that, and the […]

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When you attend a school as large and diverse as Boston University, you’re bound to meet people from all over the world — people with entirely different experiences, languages and lifestyles than yours. And it’s an incredible feeling to get to know those people who are different from you; it breeds tolerance, acceptance and humility. […]

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