By Maya Frankel Isn’t it everyone’s dream to be a regular at a cafe? It’s certainly my dream. My mind immediately goes to the “Friends” cast gathered on the couch at Central Perk, drinking coffee and tea while laughing. Don’t you want that? I view coffee shops as a safe place away from the madness […]

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By Maya Frankel I have quite a bit of experience when it comes to long-distance friendships. At this point, I feel completely comfortable calling myself a professional. Separation anxiety is real. Believe me, I get it. My roommate and best friend Tali and I have separation anxiety if we are apart for more than 30 […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Although I’ve managed to avoid catching COVID-19 thus far this semester — knock on wood — I find myself afflicted with a different type of illness: senioritis. Senioritis is, of course, not an actual medical illness. Rather, it’s a term used to group feelings such as lack of motivation and stress that […]

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By Julia Furmanek After what felt like a never-ending summer spent in the soft confines of my childhood home, adulthood and the responsibilities it so affectionately threw my way have come on hard and fast now that the semester has started. September brought a rapid succession of Zoom meetings, club emails and work schedules all […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Last year, I left a Study Abroad trip to London early because I was too depressed to take care of myself. That’s not a lede I would want to start this piece with, but I thought it’d be a good attention grabber considering it’s a departure from my normal, tongue-in-cheek, “I want […]

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By Katrina Liu Boston University had announced March 11 that students would attend classes remotely until at least April 13 — a deadline that would later be extended to the end of the semester. I remember looking at the email, shrugging, then going back to whatever I was doing, not knowing at that moment how […]

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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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