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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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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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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