By Autumn Moon As soon as October hits, everyone’s mind goes to one thing: Halloween. The holiday is always loads of fun, but sometimes costumes can be a source of stress. In the weeks leading up to parties we all think to ourselves: “What should I wear? I want to be creative, but I don’t […]

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By Olivia Ritter Recently, my roommate revealed her pride and joy to me: her bullet journal. Week after week, page after page, it’s a beautifully drawn layout of daily notes, tasks and more. My creative gears started turning and I immediately went onto Amazon to order my very own bullet journal.  As it turns out, […]

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A store where children (including this writer) once begged to go to during the holidays will now become another casualty of the recent online shopping culture.

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  Starbucks is one of the most ubiquitous brands at Boston University. They have a huge range of products, tons of locations across campus, and the coffee is solid. The biggest issue with Starbucks is the price. Buying a $4.15 venti caffe latte or even a venti hot coffee at $2.45 every day can add […]

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It’s 6 p.m. on Oct. 31 and you’re in a hysterical panic. Once again, you have failed to plan your Halloween costume ahead of time. I know this feeling, and it’s the worst. You want to look good and have an awesome costume, but the party starts in 3 hours and you are still in […]

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We can all agree that the past long weekend was a much deserved break from the monotony of classes. While most of my friends went back home for the extended weekend, being an international student, I didn’t have the liberty to make the 30-hour trip down to Singapore. I did, however, make the trip down […]

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Thankfully, on-campus housing almost always provides students with a bed, desk, lamp, dresser — the bare necessities. Living off campus, however, comes with its own protocol. After purchasing bed sheets, toiletries, snow gear and so on, our college student budgets are pretty tight (my intake of ramen noodle dinners has exponentially increased since starting college). […]

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Moving from an on-campus dorm to living off-campus can be scary. I am an international student who transferred from the State University of New York at Binghamton to Boston University last year. Instead of moving into the dorms, I moved all my stuff from Binghamton to an off-campus apartment in Boston. It was a big […]

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Stressed? You shouldn’t be! Just kidding – I am, too. And it’s okay. Put down that fourth container of Easy Mac and go get hydrated. This semester, allow yourself to at least be somehow saved by these awesome, helpful sites. 1. EasyBib Who knows why English professors still require us to use MLA format? I don’t. […]

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