As students at Boston University know all too well, paying for college can be difficult, especially in the face  of tuition and fees that reach beyond $60,000. Of course, BU touts that it gives out scholarships and healthy amounts of financial aid, but what is less clear is how that aid is given out to […]

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Since her big reveal, Caitlyn Jenner has been making some major debuts. After first coming out and talking about her transition, she did a major interview with Diane Sawyer. Once Jenner had made her transition, she came out with her own reality show, “I Am Cait.” Last month, she announced she would be co-writing a […]

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For the past month, I have done something that I haven’t done since the seventh grade: I went without makeup. Granted, I’ve never been a makeup junkie, looked up contouring tutorials or stepped inside a Sephora. But I have stuck to the basic foundation-blush-mascara-gloss combo daily. What prompted me to stop wearing makeup was my […]

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I got my first email address in 2005, when I was in third grade. In 2005, email was still new, and the only messages my inbox ever saw were chain mail from my sister and coupons from car dealerships. I wrote letters to all my friends while we were at overnight camp, and our head […]

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With changing times and rapidly increasing technological development, people are quickly forgetting that they, and their fellow inhabitants of the world, are still humans. We are dehumanizing ourselves, and first lady Michelle Obama is not OK with it. Let’s talk about depression. I can almost visualize a bunch of you sighing in your heads, thinking this is […]

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Skepticism is good. Skepticism and weariness should be part of everybody’s personality, for we are not Alice and we don’t live in Wonderland. In fact, fake do-gooders play hide and seek before our eyes, and we often seem unable to detect them. This is the case of a new, brilliant excuse made up by some American […]

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Seven p.m. on a Tuesday rolls around. You’re tired, still have more than half of the week ahead of you and are hungry for dinner. You check the fridge and see that all you have is a half-eaten cup of soup and the end piece of bread in the otherwise empty bag. You check the […]

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There is no doubt that MMA star Ronda Rousey was devastated by her November defeat. This is the life of a fighter, however, and it was just a matter of time before someone took away the belt. Rousey has been inside of the superstar bubble for a while. Holly Holm, who is almost six years older […]

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When I think of South Korea, I think of green bottles of soju on top of plastic picnic tables and cafes on the second, third and fourth levels of buildings. I think of a mecca of late-night food stands and a lifestyle built around convenience and logic. Although I haven’t been to South Korea since […]

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A recent Harvard University graduate filed a lawsuit Tuesday due to the school’s misconduct in dealing with a sexual assault complaint, The New York Times reported. Alyssa Leader claims the school forced her to live in the same dorm as her assaulter, even after she had reported his behavior multiple times. Leader decided to sue […]

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