By Ryan LaRosa Boston is home to a wide variety of specialty coffee shops and roasters. In recent years, the scene has grown across the city, with some older shops expanding to multiple locations and new shops popping up quickly. Here at Boston University, Starbucks is a mainstay, with many locations across campus. While convenient, […]

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By Katrina Liu “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is a show by the same creators as beloved sitcoms “The Office,” “Parks and Recreation” and “The Good Place.” With its seventh season premiering early next year, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” is a masterpiece in every way possible.  One of the reasons of this show’s mastery is because of the protagonist Jake […]

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By Katherine Wright Freshman year of high school, representatives from the U.S. Army visited our gym class. We had to complete a series of elaborate, highly-scrutinized exercises that ranged from push-ups to running back and forth across the gym floor. Military-grade demands echoed through the room.  They smelled weakness and immediately found the kid who […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi There’s nothing better on a cold and rainy day than a hot bowl of beef stew over egg noodles. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients 1.5 pounds of stew meat  1 box chicken broth 2 tablespoons rosemary  1 tablespoon salt 1 teaspoon mustard 1 tablespoon oregano  ½ white onion 4 cloves garlic  […]

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By Leigh Brandt People often pay the most attention to long-distance romantic relationships. But what about long-distance friendships? Is there anyone there to advocate for them?  Here’s a bit on my own experience:  Post-boarding school separation anxiety, I made conscious efforts to see my best friend as much as I could. Before college, we had […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar As a student on a budget, buying trendy clothes can be a challenge. Fashionable new clothing can be expensive and most trends don’t last very long, turning your expensive clothing into last season’s leftovers. Though every once in a while it’s nice to treat yourself, sometimes spending less to get more […]

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By Dylan Hubert The kids are shrieking uncontrollably around the house, thrashing and beating each other to a pulp. The parents, with their overbearing voice and overpowering grasp, try to step in and use their brute force to separate the two children. It is at this moment that makes me wonder, who exactly is to […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I miss my mom and dad right now and I’m not going to lie about it. Once 9 or 10 p.m. rolled around when I was a freshman, I remember deliberately not answering the phone if my parents called. I thought that not answering would make me seem like an edge lord […]

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By Andrew Harwood This week, rounding up the comedy genre of film, we’re focusing on the raucous, the rowdy and the out-right hectic anarchic comedy. “Anarchic comedy” can be defined as a random variation of humor that centers around the lampoon of authority. The idea was conceived in the early twentieth century but bloomed in […]

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By Autumn Moo Finding the perfect makeup for your beauty routine can be extremely difficult. This problem only gets harder with the increasing number of items on the market to choose from. There is also the dilemma of products you know are reliable and well-made, but are freakishly expensive. However, look no further. Below are […]

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