By Emma Sánchez If you’ve always wanted to go to Salem but you’re worried there’s nothing to do right now, you are seriously mistaken. Visiting Salem during its off-season is probably your best bet this year. Here are my recommendations for places to go to in Salem, and tips for staying safe while traveling during […]

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By Katrina Liu When you imagine your life one year from now, five years from now or 10 years from now, what do you see? Would your 15-year-old self have predicted where you are today? Chances are, as you’ve gotten older, you’ve dreaded those questions, because who honestly knows? We never thought a pandemic would […]

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By Lincoln Son Currie They are perfect in every way. They have just the right amount of crispiness for the right price. And the post-McDonald’s guilt only increases the pleasure they bring. I’m talking about McNuggets. Are they made out of chicken? McDonald’s says yes. I say I don’t care. I don’t think you should […]

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By Peter Colaner It’s been a minute since my last installment of a “Trilogy Talk” and it’ll probably be another minute before my next one, now that the semester nears its end.  I began the semester with a blog about the “The Hangover” trilogy, a series that follows a quartet of friends, otherwise known as […]

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By Katherine Wright  It’s certainly no secret that life is different nowadays. From restaurants to concerts to mask-free grocery store outings, I feel like I can barely remember what I used to do on a regular basis in a pre-COVID world. 2020 has truly been a blur of a year, seeming to go simultaneously fast […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer One weekend, I was hanging out in my friend’s apartment when I overheard one of my friends saying, “But like, who even goes on Reddit?” I quickly chimed in that I, of course, browse through Reddit from time to time.  I mean, doesn’t everyone find themselves at some point falling down the […]

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By Maya Mabern It’s getting a bit colder and my favorite holiday of the year is approaching: Thanksgiving.  Much like my love for my second-favorite holiday, the Fourth of July, my reasoning has absolutely nothing to do with the origins of the celebration — I’m never actually in the mood to be patriotic — and […]

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By Maya Frankel Time really does fly by. I feel like I was just arriving at Boston University on Aug. 27 to move into my dorm. It feels like yesterday that I lugged my countless suitcases into the elevator and then into my new Boston home with my mom.  I remember feeling nervous and excited […]

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By Andrew Harwood “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” The famous words by John Keats, the ill-famed and tragic romantic poet, bring light to the idea that beauty lasts forever, even if something is beautiful to no one but yourself.  Life is about finding the beauty among the wretched, the good within the […]

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By Thalia Lauzon  For some people, college is the longest period of time they’re away from home before moving out for good. It certainly is for me.  While I haven’t gotten homesick, I’m increasingly missing my kitchen and the ability to cook food. Living in a dorm or suite means you don’t have the ability […]

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