2013 was a year of tragedy, triumph and new beginnings. Here is a look back, in chronological order, at the stories that impacted BU students and the entire city of Boston the most this year. Winter Storm Nemo prompts cancellation of classes, snowball fight, arrest Classes canceled in anticipation of major winter storm ‘Snowbrawl’ draw […]

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By Danny McCarthy, Staff Writer @dannyvonunicorn Yeah, we’re going there: the Christmas Sweater. It’s a strange phenomenon: something so ugly that it becomes chic. But for some reason, I am completely on board. Maybe it’s the mob mentality and maybe it’s my love for thick wool and reindeer. All I know is that I crave […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz I knew that coming to a city like Boston for school would be a great opportunity to meet plenty of people my age, learn about a historical city and become independent from my parents. One thing that especially appealed to me was the idea of getting to see snow […]

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By Kate Ebeling, Staff Writer @kebbietot For many people out there, Christmas music is a year-round genre. They listen to it in July and really pull out the stops come early November. As a self-proclaimed Christmas purist, I believe that the only time you can begin to start celebrating the most wonderful time of the […]

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By Katrina Uy, Staff Writer @katreenz Winter is here! Even though classes are about to end and we’re about to venture into that dark abyss called study period and finals week, there’s still time for one last hurrah of the semester. Take a study break and go ice skating instead! Here are some places to […]

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By Olivia Shur, Staff Writer When thinking of artists that pour their heart into their music, Britney Spears is usually not at the top of the list. However, with the release of her newest album, “Britney Jean,” that is soon to change. Regardless of her rocky roller-coaster ride through the past 14 years, Spears has […]

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By Sanah Faroke, Staff Writer @sanahfaroke It’s about to be finals week and I’m stressing. I heard this myth once that college was supposed to be super fun with parties and football games and really chill class schedules, but that’s not the case at Boston University. All I can think about are my 20-page papers, […]

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By Devon Delfino, Staff Writer @devondelfino According to Mother Jones, “The European manufacturer of an emergency contraceptive pill identical to Plan B… warn women that the drug is completely ineffective for women who weigh more than 176 pounds and begins to lose effectiveness in women who weigh more than 165 pounds.” The report even goes […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Staff Writer @LaurenDezenski Paris, the first leg of our most recent and last trip abroad, was one for the books. Rima and I spent five days in the City of Light (by far our longest stay anywhere other than London) and did our best to transform into the French ladies that lie […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz After spending three months working at BU, I was more than ready to take a break. I was so excited to go back to Texas for a week that I never realized how much I would miss Boston, the place that had grown to be my new home. Sure, […]

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