By Amber Bhatnagar Orientation was where I met my first friends at Boston University. It was where I knew I had made the right choice of transferring schools, sitting in Agganis Arena surrounded by students from every corner of the world who were just as scared yet ecstatic about attending such a prestigious institution as […]

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By Anh Nguyen It was only my fourth night in quarantine. Around 7 p.m., while reading a news article on her phone, the woman in the bed next to me exclaimed in distress, “Somebody in this quarantine area just tested positive!” We sat in a room enclosed by the borders of Vietnam National University — […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I’ve reached my expiration date. Mold has grown upon me, and I am becoming fuzzy. It’s time to throw me out as I am not recyclable. The 2019-2020 school year has come and gone, and so has my time as Blog Editor. It’s been fun, but all good things must come to […]

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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 Furmenak Okay universe — I surrender. It’s unsafe to go to the grocery store, I have to learn Spanish via Zoom and my little sister has taken to waking me up at 5 a.m. So, naturally, I woke up to a slew of texts from various family members: “Boston University might not open […]

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By Katrina Liu “Inspire and be inspired.” It’s a quote I’ve lived by for most of my teenage years. I’ve been lucky to be surrounded by people who have done wonderful things, including my parents, who are the embodiment of success born from sacrifice; my friends, whose bright ideas and perspectives; my brother, who is […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Boston University has recently become “Zoom University.”  The Terriers are now the “Quaran-terriers,” we can show up to “class” wearing whatever we want and we can tune into lectures live from our beds. As someone from the West Coast, my 8 a.m.’s have recently become 5 a.m.’s, and the last thing […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Staying in shape in college presents a challenge for most students.  Between cramming for midterms, turning in last-minute assignments before spring break and balancing a social life, going to the gym can feel like a monumental feat sometimes — especially for those of us at Boston University who don’t live on […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar In a world full of selfishness, it seems like putting ourselves first should be easy. In reality, though, putting ourselves first can come off as being self-absorbed or lacking empathy for others. Putting yourself first actually means that you’re being as kind to yourself as you should be to others. Even […]

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