By Julia Furmanek After what felt like a never-ending summer spent in the soft confines of my childhood home, adulthood and the responsibilities it so affectionately threw my way have come on hard and fast now that the semester has started. September brought a rapid succession of Zoom meetings, club emails and work schedules all […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Welcome back to your regularly scheduled program of my blog, aka a reading exercise for my grandfather and probably no one else. I’m personally happy to be back to school, but we’ll see how I feel after two weeks of embodying Dickens’s lament in “Hard Times.” Coming back to college after a […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Last year, I left a Study Abroad trip to London early because I was too depressed to take care of myself. That’s not a lede I would want to start this piece with, but I thought it’d be a good attention grabber considering it’s a departure from my normal, tongue-in-cheek, “I want […]

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By Michelle Tian When I was in high school, I would constantly fantasize about the memories my future roommate and I would make together. Whether that be deep conversations at 2 a.m. or gossiping about that boy you really want to ask out, I was ecstatic to realize each and every experience.  Having a good […]

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By Katrina Liu Boston University had announced March 11 that students would attend classes remotely until at least April 13 — a deadline that would later be extended to the end of the semester. I remember looking at the email, shrugging, then going back to whatever I was doing, not knowing at that moment how […]

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By Amber Bhatnagar Orientation was where I met my first friends at Boston University. It was where I knew I had made the right choice of transferring schools, sitting in Agganis Arena surrounded by students from every corner of the world who were just as scared yet ecstatic about attending such a prestigious institution as […]

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By Katrina Liu After about a month of online classes, I can assuredly say that it isn’t for me. I miss being in a university setting. I miss walking along Commonwealth Avenue. I miss physically going to a classroom or lecture hall. I miss Boston. It’s really difficult to sit through recorded lectures since no […]

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By Michelle Lu Tian There are two more weeks until freshman year is over. It’s really weird that I can say that. I still remember being a sophomore in high school and dreaming about going to college. Every time I thought about it, I was just overwhelmed with excitement. They all say it’s the best […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Finals are just around the corner, but taking classes from the comfort of our beds makes it feel like we’re already on summer vacation. All I can hear in my head is the classic chant from “High School Musical 2:” “Summer… summer… summer…” But, unfortunately, we still have about two weeks […]

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By Katrina Liu “Inspire and be inspired.” It’s a quote I’ve lived by for most of my teenage years. I’ve been lucky to be surrounded by people who have done wonderful things, including my parents, who are the embodiment of success born from sacrifice; my friends, whose bright ideas and perspectives; my brother, who is […]

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