When it’s 2 a.m., the party is dry, your crew is hungry and most of the restaurants are closed, it’s time to check out the best late night food spots on Commonwealth Avenue. Crossing the Bering Strait to your dorms after the BU Shuttle has stopped running will require some refueling, but luckily I’ve got […]

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As someone with friends across the country and the world, I can tell you it’s rough to cope when your favorite humans are 2,000+ miles away. From coordinating FaceTime chats to even replying to a simple text with the three-or-more hour time difference, the distance is terrible. Ideally, you’ll be able to plan trips to […]

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The first few weeks of my sophomore year have been super chaotic, to say the least. I’ve been attempting to successfully juggle an overloaded course load, extracurricular activities, a decent social life, and healthy exercise and sleep habits … all with the stress of waiting for my foot to heal after getting stitches on the […]

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This is how my friends deterred me from transferring without even knowing it. I started my freshman year in January of 2016. I came into college only knowing a handful of people that I had met at orientation the summer before, but besides my roommate, everybody I had met lived across campus. It was definitely […]

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I can be a klutz. More often than not, you’ll see me on the sidewalk outside Pavement Coffeehouse juggling a bagel, an iced coffee, an overdue research paper, carbon-copied lab notes and my laptop charger — all of which I’m about to drop. This summer, I found myself in a familiar situation when I was abroad […]

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As a returning sophomore looking back on last year, it’s pretty apparent the biggest selling point of Boston University, and the biggest obstacle, was Boston itself. The city is amazing and beautiful, but arriving at school not knowing many people in a big city can get a little overwhelming. Staying on track with school, making […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff [email protected]_katz Unlike their picante cousin the jalapeno, bell peppers are a mild, sweet pepper that are used widely in savory dishes. These green, red, yellow and orange veggies are crunchy and delicious, making them the perfect raw snack to munch on or use as a base for another dish. Bell peppers are […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff [email protected]_katz To-ma-to, to-mah-to! This week, I’m focusing on tomatoes and showing you why they should be a part of your diet. Tomatoes are a wonderful source for nutrients and are featured in plenty of different world cuisines. There are many different types of tomatoes: cherry, Roma, heirloom, and more! The smaller […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff [email protected]_katz Thanks to Eve, Isaac Newton and Steve Jobs, the marvelous apple has become an icon known for its sweet taste and simplicity. That’s exactly how apples are in the minds of healthful eaters everywhere: a sweet and simple snack that’s easy to take wherever you go! There’s a reason the […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz No, you didn’t read that title wrong. If you’ve ever heard of an American breakfast, it usually consists of fried eggs, sausage and pancakes. Fortunately, under the right circumstances, those pancakes can actually be healthy for you! Whole wheat pancakes that are made with fruit or nuts can give […]

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