DO start an early morning conversation with someone, especially if it’s before 8 a.m. People love to chat first thing in the morning. Talk about the election or the meaning of life — get deep. This is a great way to establish a closer connection with a fellow student (bonus points if the other person […]

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Piracy is a multifaceted issue. There’s no doubt about that, and record labels are not happy. Ever since the start of the 21st century, the number of peer-to-peer websites (where people are able to share files through a central network) skyrocketed. Recently, music labels sued YouTube ripping sites and they want $150,000 for every illegal […]

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West Campus is the home of Claflin, Sleeper and Rich halls and the notorious West dining hall. To most Boston University students, this is the closest you’ll get to a typical college campus. While it’s still on Commonwealth Avenue, it’s still a home away from home. If you’re a tad unlucky like me, you might […]

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The ability to vote at the age of 18 is an extremely important rite of passage that I completely forgot about until my parents reminded me about it. More specifically, they reminded me that I needed to request an absentee ballot. An estimated 80 percent of Boston University students are out-of-state residents, so I was […]

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Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel on Saturday revealed the company’s move to rename itself Snap Inc. On top of that, Spiegel announced the company was coming out with a pair of glasses called Spectacles that are expected to take the millennial world by storm. Spectacle is Snap’s new invention that not only looks super cool but […]

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College is weird. Before I left for school, I realized that I was no longer going to be in the familiar setting of New Jersey. I had never moved and had only known the same people my whole life, but I was ready to try something new. Boston University was my chance to explore a […]

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One day, I came across an article titled “Are my jumpers bobbly?” and was taken aback. My British teacher laughed when I told her that I didn’t fully get what it meant, and then she proceeded to explain that it meant, “are my sweaters pilling?” That slight hesitation is an example of how British English […]

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Let me preface this by saying that I love all of my guy roommates. They are funny, relaxed, a little bit crazy and most definitely full of surprises. Living with multiple people has its challenges and there are a few “you’re kidding me” moments, but they have really changed my view on guys and life […]

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It’s funny when we think to ourselves, “look how we’ve changed over the last year, decade or century; we’ve made so much improvement as an entire human race,” only to see one person screw it up for all of us. That person this time around is none other than Rod Liddle, a writer for “The […]

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Sept. 22 marked the first official day of autumn. Sadly, a few of my friends are still mourning summer and their sandals. While I will miss wearing my Rainbow Sandals, I am absolutely ecstatic that fall has finally fallen upon us once again. Apart from the crisp weather and pretty foliage, there is a certain […]

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