About three weeks into the semester, homesickness hit me. The newness of college was wearing off, my workload was building up, and suddenly being away from my family didn’t hold the same appeal that it did in August. For a week I groaned and sulked and felt bad for myself, but eventually I got over […]

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We all miss our dogs sometimes. Even people who don’t own dogs jump at the chance to hang out with some. When I first got to Boston, I realized there are a few spots with particularly high dog populations where you can hang out with them after class. Here are the top spots around Boston to […]

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With cooler weather setting in, it’s time to think about getting some new threads. Fall offers the opportunity for lots of layering and creativity with each outfit, without having to cover it all with a huge coat. Of course you could go to Newbury Street or any number of Boston’s great shops, but the way […]

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When it’s 2 a.m., the party is dry, your crew is hungry and most of the restaurants are closed, it’s time to check out the best late night food spots on Commonwealth Avenue. Crossing the Bering Strait to your dorms after the BU Shuttle has stopped running will require some refueling, but luckily I’ve got […]

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If you currently live in West Campus, then you may or may not still have war flashbacks of the infamous Rich Hall 10th floor fire of 2017. Students had to evacuate West Campus (Rich Hall especially, because someone’s mattress was on fire). All of my friends and I live in Rich, and at first we […]

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With finals season coming around, work tends to pile up and it can be hard to stay focused at all times. Sometimes not studying can be a good thing, especially when you need to clear your head or get other things done. Procrastination doesn’t have to be a bad thing if you do it right, […]

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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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1. Trader Joe’s Oh Joe, I don’t know what I would do without you. You make off-brand seem like the best thing a product can be, and I appreciate your commitment to inexpensive food that doesn’t make me feel like I’m living in the Soviet bloc when I eat it. Everyone loves Trader Joe’s grocery. […]

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Let’s rewind to a few weeks ago, when we had that wonderful cold blizzard that forced Boston University to reward our hard work this semester with a snow day. If you’re like me, then you probably accomplished absolutely nothing that day besides a load or two of laundry and binge-watching an entire season of your […]

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