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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By Sami Elizondo Whether you like studying in the complete silence of your dorm, or the bustling George Sherman Union with plates of Panda Express floating around you, one thing that could improve the quality of your grind is music. However, not just any tunes — lo-fi music in particular. I started listening to lo-fi […]

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By Katherine Wright  There’s nothing more relaxing than a weekend wake-up call at 6 a.m. to the sound of blaring fire alarms. We’ve had an issue in our apartment where the alarms erupt spontaneously, without any sort of trigger. The alarms must think it’s funny, laughing at one another from each room, a conversation between […]

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By Grace Knoop  When I woke up Monday morning, I was not happy. All I wanted to do was lay in bed and not move for the entire day. My alarm went off and I immediately snoozed it. Then the next alarm came. Snooze again. Because it was a holiday and we had no school, […]

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By Julia Furmanek  As anyone who’s taken enough rides in my car will tell you, I am not the most organized person. I’m actually quite the opposite of organized. Back in high school, my maroon Toyota housed a pretty eclectic assortment of trash, and the jingle of empty Red Bull cans clinking together was ever-present […]

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By Veronica Thompson I have eight tattoos, so I may not be an expert, but, I do have some experience and would like to share a few lessons I’ve learned. First off is the question everyone wonders: does it hurt? Yes, it does. Anyone who says tattoos aren’t painful probably just has a high pain […]

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By Grace Knoop For the past 10 years, I spent my winters by the pool and at the beach in my hometown of Sarasota, Florida. My first day of winter in Boston hit me like a truck. Then I got a HappyLight, and I have been in love ever since. My HappyLight shipped to my […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis  With Valentine’s Day around the corner, love is in the air. And, assuming we’re all following CDC guidelines, it’s the only thing in the air. I have an interesting relationship with Valentine’s Day. I think it’s one of the dumbest, most arbitrary holidays that only benefits capitalism. However, since my time writing […]

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