I always get weird stares when people see “extra virgin raw coconut oil” on my dorm countertop. “You eat that?” or “Wait, but how do you use this?” The questions get annoying after awhile. Alas, I am here to give a voice to coconut oil. It’s time to stop judging it and start using it. […]

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1. “Yes! Allston! Rat City, let’s do this! I’m ready!” 2. “Oh god, what was the vague furry blur that just ran by in front of me. If that was an actual rat, this entire evening is canceled.” 3. “Cool, a guy on a skateboard! I love skateboarding, it’s a very low-key way to show […]

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On Saturday, I went to a volunteer project organized by Boston University’s Global Days of Service at a local farm. The project partnered with The Food Project, which provides local food to nearby neighborhoods. The farm was located in Dorchester and it was such a beautiful day to do some farm work outdoors. I felt […]

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If you currently live in West Campus, then you may or may not still have war flashbacks of the infamous Rich Hall 10th floor fire of 2017. Students had to evacuate West Campus (Rich Hall especially, because someone’s mattress was on fire). All of my friends and I live in Rich, and at first we […]

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I had never been to the United States before my college life began in Boston. When I was younger, I would imagine all the scenarios that would happen in Boston. Now, Boston is my second home besides Beijing. Still, there are three questions that I want to ask about Boston because it is so different […]

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The time is here. Marathon Monday. Roughly one million spectators gather along the route of the Boston Marathon each year to witness all types of competitors. Elite runners, handcyclists, veterans and first-time participants gather to race. Volunteers join together to assemble welcome packs for all runners, set up first aid stations and prepare for a […]

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On Friday, the newly colonized Boston University fraternity Phi Kappa Tau hosted a charity concert to benefit the SeriousFun Children’s Network and Planned Parenthood. Located at their house on 22 Reedsdale Street in Allston, the show comprised of four local bands that put on a night of music and fun. Over $800 were raised for […]

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After a week of meeting deadlines for classes and submitting essays, I stayed in for a night of eating some well-deserved food and watching my all-time favorite childhood movie, “Toy Story.” In the past, during some heated discussions while vouching for the brilliance of the “Toy Story” trilogy, I’ve had friends tell me that they […]

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As we enter the final stretch of the academic year many of us prepare to head out of the city of Boston for the summer in search of summer jobs and internships. In your remaining time in the city, I would suggest that you take advantage of all the area has to offer. To save […]

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Boston University has an interesting way of celebrating Marathon Monday. It’s always a loud, raucous mess and it’s definitely a crazy way to celebrate people who run 26.2 miles straight on a brutal day. Boston has one of the hardest marathons with Heartbreak Hill being a truly daunting part of the race, so BU celebrates […]

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