By Amber Bhatnagar As Boston restaurants and shops begin to reopen, I’ve been thinking about how students, upon their arrival or return to the city, can still see all the beautiful things Boston has to offer while maintaining a safe distance from others.  Being isolated in my tiny apartment in Los Angeles for three months […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Though it’s definitely a long shot to be thinking of my summer plans, Looking forward to life after the Spring semester has helped me stay out of a slump, and has been, overall, a positive thing to look forward to after countless days stuck inside. Summer is just around the corner, […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis A lot of people have died in the past few months due to careless people acting like, for lack of better words, idiots. Seriously, how hard is it to wash your hands with vigor and to wear a face mask when you leave the house for supposedly “essential” reasons? You know, like […]

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By Katherine Wright  It’s weird to think about the pre-summer excitement of the past. At this point in the year, we would normally be eager with anticipation regarding the end of school work and the onset of summer vacation. Now, though, everything is totally different. While the conclusion of classes and warmer weather are definitely […]

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By Autumn Moon At the beginning of quarantine, I felt like I was at a loss. I couldn’t see my friends in person, and I couldn’t go to public places. I felt confined in my house.  Before the outbreak of COVID-19, I looked forward to going to the gym every day. I’ve always been an […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Quarantine is finally getting the best of me and I think I lost my marbles.  “But you can’t lose what you didn’t have!” Well, if I’ve learned anything from social distancing and staying confined to a 1,000 square-foot house with three other adults for the past two months, it’s that I very […]

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By Katrina Liu After about a month of online classes, I can assuredly say that it isn’t for me. I miss being in a university setting. I miss walking along Commonwealth Avenue. I miss physically going to a classroom or lecture hall. I miss Boston. It’s really difficult to sit through recorded lectures since no […]

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By Julia Furmanek  My baby sister has always been a bit of a homebody. As soon as she could form full sentences, she’d ask the same exact question as soon as she woke up: “Is today a ‘stay-home’ day?”  Now she is six years old, her dad has taken to stockpiling nonperishables in his sock […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Finals are just around the corner, but taking classes from the comfort of our beds makes it feel like we’re already on summer vacation. All I can hear in my head is the classic chant from “High School Musical 2:” “Summer… summer… summer…” But, unfortunately, we still have about two weeks […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I miss my friends. I often fantasize about how much fun it would be, in theory, to be trapped inside with them, passing the time like we’re at a middle school slumber party. But then it dawned on me that that would actually suck. I can’t think of anything worse than dealing […]

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