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 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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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Two weeks before in-person classes were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, I joined the sorority Gamma Phi Beta. Everything was beyond perfect. I made new friends who I know will be my friends for life, we went out for coffee and lunch dates together and were all looking forward to […]

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By Katrina Liu With so much free time, I’ve had a lot of opportunities to reflect on myself and what’s important to me. With our world flipped upside down in just a series of weeks, the entire globe has become introspective with little distractions. I’ve always set high expectations for myself, but never voiced them […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I prepared a loaf of bread during a seminar class on Monday because I had the camera turned off. And I can do what I want now that my governor put all of us under house arrest.  It’s terrible, though, that I now feel such a sense of autonomy over not just […]

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