As Thanksgiving rapidly approaches, most of us are looking forward to “traditional” gatherings: catching up with family, wearing cozy sweaters and eating some scrumptious comfort food. But with everything great about Thanksgiving, there are some downsides, too: screening questions about your love life while squished between your emo cousin and your politically incorrect uncle at […]

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Boston is an amazing place to go to college. Thousands of students from every corner of the world come here to experience all the city has to offer every year. BU students especially love to frequent Boston’s famous North End, Newbury Street and Boston Common, but there are many parts of the city that go […]

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Fresh Fuel at Granby Commons could not be more appropriately named. Otherwise known as the Hillel dining hall, this cafeteria is tragically underrated. Located at BU’s Hillel House (a communal space for the Jewish community), the dining hall is the ideal place to eat, talk or study. And yes, you can go there even if […]

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Hot Let’s admit it: one of the hardest things to do in college is staying healthy. With endless french fries and ice cream only a swipe away, it’s hard to want to eat nutritious food. Especially at this time of year, with the weather getting colder and Thanksgiving around the corner, all I tend to […]

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The amount of pumpkin spice items is unholy. Truly just terrible. From pumpkin spice pretzels, coffee, yogurt, ice cream, dog treats and granola bars, I think it’s excessive. As a loyal former Dunkin’ Donuts employee, I will say that their pumpkin iced coffee is the closest to heaven I’ll ever get, but who needs pumpkin […]

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“JFK’s not here,” Sue told me. “A French king, sure. A colonial woman. A Revolution-era paymaster named Ebenezer. The spirit of a dead chef. But not JFK.” Sue is the manager at the Union Oyster House, the country’s oldest continuously-operating restaurant and one of Boston’s biggest tourist traps. My roommate and I were seated across […]

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A big part of going away to college is buying all of the decor for your dorm. Throw pillows, lights, chairs, pictures and more are used to make an unfamiliar space feel more like home. Lots of time goes into planning, and the setup can take a while. At the end of move in, your […]

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In the words of Alex Russo, “everything is not what it seems.” As we’re officially halfway through October, it’s time for BU’s newest class to reflect on their time here so far. Every freshman held a certain expectation as to what college would be like, only to be crushed by the reality of things. Here […]

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Family and Friends Weekend is almost upon us and if you’re anything like me, you want to use this as a reason to finally get off campus, but you don’t have a clue what to do. Luckily, I went and did some research on exciting activities taking place this weekend. So without further ado, here […]

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It’s official: Fall is here. That means it’s finally time to break out the sweaters, boots and Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Besides the gorgeous weather and changing leaves, my favorite thing about fall is definitely the food. There seems to be cinnamon and pumpkin flavored everything this time of year (but I’m not complaining). It may […]

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