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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I essentially spent this past summer as a couch potato and dog sitter, but I also had the opportunity to be a brand ambassador for a few companies. Some of you might be asking what exactly a brand ambassador is, and others may be saying, “Maddie, please stop posting on Instagram, we get it.” Either […]

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When you attend a school as large and diverse as Boston University, you’re bound to meet people from all over the world — people with entirely different experiences, languages and lifestyles than yours. And it’s an incredible feeling to get to know those people who are different from you; it breeds tolerance, acceptance and humility. […]

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2016 has been a doozy in many different ways, and may well be one of the most historic years in the past decade. Rapidly closing in on the end of the year, I often evaluate the past 12 months on a personal and macro scale. Even though many people would say that 2016 is one […]

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Every summer, Harvard University opens its doors and welcomes thousands of students from all over the world who have enrolled themselves in an enriching seven-week experience to intellectually challenge themselves. This summer program is the ultimate Harvard experience where students live in on-campus housing, enjoy their meals in Annenberg Hall, take courses under the direction […]

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By Michelle Jay, Multimedia Editor @michelllelynn As my junior year came to a close, I watched as most of my friends prepared for their summers in New York City or Boston or some other city that wasn’t the one they grew up while I packed up and moved back to the house I grew up […]

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By Trisha Thadani, Staff Writer It was on day two of my trip to Gujarat that I decided to start avoiding mirrors. Day four, I almost went home. Day five was spent wondering why I didn’t go home on day four, but then day six came and I finally realized why I was there. On […]

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By Sarah Fisher, Staff Writer @SarahGFisher12 It’s hard to pack for a trip in 30 hours. It’s even harder to prepare, emotionally and physically, for a mission trip, and it’s almost impossible to prepare to travel to a developing nation with a high school youth group as an atheist. But, with only 30 hours notice, […]

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By Sofiya Mahdi, Staff Writer @SofiyaM218 I had not anticipated how much Sydney would get under my skin. Calling London home, going to school in Boston, spending the spring in Washington, D.C. and  having lived in Dubai and Geneva as well, I figured I was a professional at diving headfirst into the unknown and being […]

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