By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Animal testing for makeup, skincare and fashion items is the ugliest side of the beauty and fashion industry.  There are ways to be more ethical and animal-friendly without going completely vegan though, one of them being to purge out any makeup, skincare and clothing brands that partake in unethical animal testing […]

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On Saturday afternoon, I returned home to see some of BU’s newest students on South Campus. These four guys aren’t like anyone else at BU. If you ask them where they live, they’ll give you a vague response, followed by a random noise that no one can really understand. I took some time to get […]

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We all miss our dogs sometimes. Even people who don’t own dogs jump at the chance to hang out with some. When I first got to Boston, I realized there are a few spots with particularly high dog populations where you can hang out with them after class. Here are the top spots around Boston to […]

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By Alana Levene With so many people transitioning to vegan and plant-based diets — especially among younger generations — college dining services find themselves playing catch-up with the burgeoning demand. Year after year, Boston University Dining Services has been upgrading its vegan offerings to accommodate its ever-growing vegan clientele. In fact, BU earned an A […]

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2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Watching cartoons was a big part of the first 12 years of my life. Before having my own computer and phone, the only leisurely activity I had besides reading was watching television. There are so many amazing cartoons that I remember watching. Most of them have pretty good comedic timing and funny jokes (though a bit […]

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College is a time full of intense study sessions, late night fun and social opportunities 24/7. It means FaceTimes with Mom and Dad, scavenging for food and trying to catch up on sleep every chance you get. For me, college has been one of the best experiences of my life, but it also has made […]

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1. Stuffing This is a food I will never understand. People use Thanksgiving as an excuse to consume a mass of soggy bread that successfully incubates every pathogen that should be cooked out of a turkey. Additionally, the fact that you have to shove said stuffing into the turkey from the bottom up is incredibly […]

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We’ve all been there: that moment when all of your responsibilities, lack of sleep, guilt and obligations add up and make you want to ignore everything and just lay in bed. Rather than checking the same old Facebook, Twitter or Instagram feed, why not expand your horizons a little? Behold: the 10 most entertaining, pointless […]

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