When a large herd of people all share a dining hall, they also share the struggles that come along with it and often react to them in similar ways. Through some aggressive people-watching and my own experiences as a dining hall frequenter, I have compiled a list of the most common things people have done […]

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One night, my friends and I decided that we would be the opposite of productive and look up strange celebrity baby names for kicks and giggles. And let me tell you, there are some strange ones. As an English major, it’s basically my job to over-analyze just about everything, so here’s my take on what […]

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Last Saturday my friend Sunny, who is a graduate student fulfilling her music education major, invited me to join her in a Samba band workshop that is held in the College of Fine Arts. For those of you who might not be aware, within the School of Music at CFA, there is a major that […]

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Living in London for the past three months has confirmed my belief that their standard black taxis are part and parcel of the aura of this city. They are linked to the city’s image in a way that yellow cabs are associated with New York City. Surprisingly though, I never considered Boston’s variety of taxi […]

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On Saturday, New England Conservatory’s Jordan Hall welcomed six fabulous traditional Chinese music programs in a three-hour show. The artists in the show were pianist Meng-Chieh Liu, the Borromeo String Quartet and the Forbidden City Chamber Orchestra. Liu, a Taiwanese pianist, became famous at the age of 21. He has performed with orchestras under conductors […]

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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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Sometimes living in Boston on your own can start to feel a little too costly. Fear not, because it doesn’t have to. We all get urges to spend, take a break from the dining hall or venture out into the city, but all of these things don’t have to be expensive if you follow some […]

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As you probably know by now, Bob Dylan is our newly inaugurated Nobel Laureate. Here at Boston University, we find ourselves extremely lucky to have a world-renowned Bob Dylan scholar on faculty here, Sir Christopher Ricks. On Thursday night, Ricks gave his final lecture of the year for the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center. This […]

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With music festival season approaching, there are some things that everyone attending the festival, or those that are just buying tickets, should know in order to properly prepare. For those planning to go to Boston Calling in May, there are many things that you can do prior to the festival to make sure you’re ready […]

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In my opinion, my trip to Montreal, Canada had to be one of the greatest experiences in my college life so far. The city is friendly, vibrant and easy to explore. From free outdoor festivals, speakeasies and happy hour (which Boston does not have for the 21+ crowd), to the Biodôme, basilicas and great food. […]

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