By Peter Colaner After reviewing a lesser renowned trilogy, “The Hangover,” for my first “Trilogy Talk” blog, I decided to go in the opposite route this week and review one of the most critically acclaimed trilogies of all time, “The Godfather.” “The Godfather” trilogy is exceedingly successful because it hits home for many film aficionados […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Last year, I left a Study Abroad trip to London early because I was too depressed to take care of myself. That’s not a lede I would want to start this piece with, but I thought it’d be a good attention grabber considering it’s a departure from my normal, tongue-in-cheek, “I want […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Trader Joe’s isn’t somewhere I frequently shop. The nearest one is about 45 minutes from my house, so picking up groceries is essentially a pilgrimage — a pilgrimage I’m willing to take, that is.  Given that it’s not just a quick run-and-done type thing, I pretty much only make the trek if […]

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By Peter Colaner Making a great trilogy is essentially making a great movie three times over. Beyond that, a great trilogy typically looks like a great movie, in which a well-paced three-act structure develops the characters and story.  Each act is a movie and each movie needs to play its part, whether it be the […]

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By Amber Bhatnagar Being inclusive of all races, genders and sexualities is vital on a college campus, especially now that we’re living in the midst of yet another surge in the Black Lives Matter movement. As the topic of racial injustice continues, it is crucial that we prioritize becoming educated in order to effect change, […]

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By Amber Bhatnagar As Boston restaurants and shops begin to reopen, I’ve been thinking about how students, upon their arrival or return to the city, can still see all the beautiful things Boston has to offer while maintaining a safe distance from others.  Being isolated in my tiny apartment in Los Angeles for three months […]

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By Michelle Tian When I was in high school, I would constantly fantasize about the memories my future roommate and I would make together. Whether that be deep conversations at 2 a.m. or gossiping about that boy you really want to ask out, I was ecstatic to realize each and every experience.  Having a good […]

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By Katrina Liu Boston University had announced March 11 that students would attend classes remotely until at least April 13 — a deadline that would later be extended to the end of the semester. I remember looking at the email, shrugging, then going back to whatever I was doing, not knowing at that moment how […]

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By Amber Bhatnagar Orientation was where I met my first friends at Boston University. It was where I knew I had made the right choice of transferring schools, sitting in Agganis Arena surrounded by students from every corner of the world who were just as scared yet ecstatic about attending such a prestigious institution as […]

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By Anh Nguyen It was only my fourth night in quarantine. Around 7 p.m., while reading a news article on her phone, the woman in the bed next to me exclaimed in distress, “Somebody in this quarantine area just tested positive!” We sat in a room enclosed by the borders of Vietnam National University — […]

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