As a senior in my final semester at Boston University, at the same time that I’m looking forward to the fast-approaching graduation day, I’m simultaneously consumed by the ambiguity of my job placement.   My father often told me about how he would be physically interviewed for jobs back in the ‘80s, with face-to-face […]

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    Throughout the years, Boston University has increased infrastructure along the Charles River Campus. In 2017, BU unveiled the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering. This year, the BUild lab opened on Feb. 1,  and soon, the Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center will follow. […]

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  The archetype is familiar: looks like a young adult novel protagonist, journals while listening to her favorite punk-pop acoustic band you’ve never heard of and has a room that adheres to an astute aesthetic: walls adorned with motivational quotes, art posters and books everywhere. An alleged “Tumblr girl” would have recoiled at this title […]

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  At the end of every semester, I always look forward to finally being back in the warm embrace of my family in Singapore. However, I’m never thrilled at the prospect of flying over 30 hours to get back home, especially when I know I’ll be restricted to a 32-inch by 17-inch seat.   In […]

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     This weekend, I attended Last Hope K9’s adoption event at the Aloft Boston Seaport hotel. Essentially, I got to sit in the lobby of a fancy hotel and pet adorable puppies for two hours: basically, it was heaven on earth. Various volunteers walked around the lobby with the dogs, which ranged from tiny […]

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  When Sally Albright perfectly orchestrated a fake orgasm in the infamous scene from “When Harry Met Sally…,” men and women were forced to face the reality of heterosexual intercourse: women fake orgasms.   This isn’t to say that women consistently fake orgasms and are left perpetually unsatisfied. That would be tragic. However, women are […]

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  As an international student here at Boston University, the first thing you have to cope with is saving money. Boston is pretty expensive, and even if the euro-dollar exchange rate is favorable for Europeans, the high prices of housing and goods make us frugal. Fortunately, at least for the food, there is a solution: […]

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    I grew up on the other side of the world, in Asia. While I was exposed to a lot of American culture at my international school, there are aspects I did not grasp until I actually moved here. Here are five things I found impossible to understand when I first moved to the […]

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  The first few weeks of the semester have come and gone, and by now people have probably settled back into their daily routines. While routines are good and helpful, they tend to make life less exciting. I do the same things almost every day, and entire weeks can pass by without any variation. If, […]

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