A backpack is important — other than books, my laptop and any other school supplies, there are certain items you should always carry. A well-packed backpack sets you up for a good day, so here are five items you should not forget to ease your work days:   Ready-to-go medicine I like to carry […]

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  Now that we are back from winter break, it’s officially the coldest time of the year. Being from Miami, I have never experienced anything below 40 degrees, so this weather has been a new and trying experience for me. It seems as if the cold sends my body all out of whack, so I […]

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  This past winter, I hopped in the car and drove to New Hampshire to ski for the very first time. I was a bundle of nerves and I had no idea what to expect, but I knew that my friends at BU could not speak more highly of it. I got on the mountain […]

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  Not sure what to do now that you’re back at Boston University? Need something to distract you from the horrors of waking up early to go to class? Well here are some perfect things to entertain you in the chilly beginning of spring semester: Read that IT email that you usually just delete!    […]

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We’re entering the last couple of weeks of the semester and you know what that means… finals. It’s a stressful period, one I’d rather fast forward through and get to winter break. However, in my “just make it to break” mentality, fun and social activities have taken a backseat. I think there should be a […]

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There are few things in this world more painful than when your food takes a long time to arrive. As a kid, it was such a struggle to be patient while waiting for my food. If the restaurant gave out coloring activities or word searches, I’d finish them. If there was a TV in the […]

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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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As an obnoxious Harry Potter fan, I planned on joining BU’s quidditch team since the moment I committed to BU. I had hoped to meet a group of fellow Harry Potter enthusiasts and bond about our common passion. Instead, I was met with a high-energy and fast-paced sport with which I couldn’t keep up. At […]

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Last February I spontaneously created a folder in Google Drive titled “Thoughts and Feelings.” I remember I was upset about something, and I couldn’t accurately articulate my feelings to anyone, so I decided to write them down. It wasn’t until I finished my first entry that I realized I had created a journal. I’ve been […]

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I don’t know about you, but I lie to myself all the time and a lot of it is in some way related to school. I like to believe that I set myself up for success and of course I want to be my best self. It’s just that sometimes I’m not able to fulfill […]

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