By Katherine Wright  It’s certainly no secret that life is different nowadays. From restaurants to concerts to mask-free grocery store outings, I feel like I can barely remember what I used to do on a regular basis in a pre-COVID world. 2020 has truly been a blur of a year, seeming to go simultaneously fast […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer One weekend, I was hanging out in my friend’s apartment when I overheard one of my friends saying, “But like, who even goes on Reddit?” I quickly chimed in that I, of course, browse through Reddit from time to time.  I mean, doesn’t everyone find themselves at some point falling down the […]

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By Maya Mabern It’s getting a bit colder and my favorite holiday of the year is approaching: Thanksgiving.  Much like my love for my second-favorite holiday, the Fourth of July, my reasoning has absolutely nothing to do with the origins of the celebration — I’m never actually in the mood to be patriotic — and […]

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By Maya Frankel Time really does fly by. I feel like I was just arriving at Boston University on Aug. 27 to move into my dorm. It feels like yesterday that I lugged my countless suitcases into the elevator and then into my new Boston home with my mom.  I remember feeling nervous and excited […]

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By Andrew Harwood “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” The famous words by John Keats, the ill-famed and tragic romantic poet, bring light to the idea that beauty lasts forever, even if something is beautiful to no one but yourself.  Life is about finding the beauty among the wretched, the good within the […]

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By Thalia Lauzon  For some people, college is the longest period of time they’re away from home before moving out for good. It certainly is for me.  While I haven’t gotten homesick, I’m increasingly missing my kitchen and the ability to cook food. Living in a dorm or suite means you don’t have the ability […]

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By Michelle Tian You probably didn’t notice that I didn’t write last week because I’m not a celebrity and nobody cares about me.  Sorry, that was really depressing, but yeah, I wasn’t able to write last week. That’s because I was busy living through an extremely horrible experience that’s honestly kind of hilarious to me […]

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By Emma Simonoff My brother is seven years younger than I, which means when he was old enough to care about watching TV, I was young enough to keep watching kids shows but old enough to hate every second of it. Ten years later, here are my rankings of the shows he watched. 8. “Little […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis We’re reaching a point in the pandemic that feels less tolerable than anything we’ve experienced thus far. I don’t know if other people feel that way, but I certainly do. While I’ve always had an active imagination — perhaps too active — I’ve never looked to escapism to cope with whatever demons […]

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