By Maya Frankel This is the tale of a pair of shoes, a pair of Converse to be specific. This is the tale of me and my red Converse. This story begins in high school, my sophomore year to be exact, when I was gifted red high-top Converse for my birthday. I had always been […]

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By Thalia Lauzon Let’s say you have a four-hour conversation with a friend. It begins at 1:00 a.m. on New Year’s Eve with your friend telling you her sort-of stepfather murdered his mistress in a car — true story. However, sometime between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m, you also talk about the best way to […]

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By Julia Furmanek  In light of the pandemic and my decision to attend class remotely this academic year, I ended up renting a little house in the middle of nowhere with a bunch of hippies. While perhaps I’ve heard a little more about philosophy than I care to remember, I am truly grateful for what […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis In an age of perpetually heightened stress, where we don’t work from home but rather are “living at work,” a week-long break feels more needed than ever. Unless you are somehow avoiding reality — in which case I strongly envy you — you know most colleges and universities opted to cancel their spring breaks […]

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By Sami Elizondo By 2021, there is no doubt in my mind you have heard about meditation. You probably associate it with “granola girls” or suburban moms on a health kick. I urge you to put these generalizations to rest. Everyone gained something from quarantine, even if it may not seem that way. I went […]

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By Katherine Wright  I want to be a morning person. I want to be the type to naturally wake up at 7 a.m., spring out of bed and get on with my day. I want to make coffee, frolic through the empty campus streets and have birds sing to me, flowers bursting through the pavement […]

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By Maya Frankel I am so overwhelmed these days. School is a whirlwind of assignments, projects and exams. And I can’t be the only one who feels extremely stressed out. Lately, I’ve been staying up super late doing work, until two days ago when I took a night for myself. I ordered sweet potato fries […]

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By Veronica Thompson There are a lot of things to consider when getting a tattoo, and the procedural aspects are even more difficult to understand — you can only understand it after you have been through it. That being said, I will do my best to communicate my understanding and thoughts about all the formalities […]

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By Grace Knoop On Monday morning, I woke up at 6:45 a.m. and had an energy drink. After dragging myself out the door, I went to practice — I’m on the Boston University figure skating team. Then, I nourished myself with an almond milk latte as a recovery drink. While that’s a lot of caffeine, […]

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By Julia Furmanek  As the semester picks up and snow continues to smatter the Northeast, the final weeks of February seem to drone on with every slushy trek down Commonwealth Avenue. Yes, the days are getting longer, evenings brighter. But winter is still upon us, and according to Punxsutawney Phil, we can’t expect spring for […]

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