By Maya Frankel This is the tale of a pair of shoes, a pair of Converse to be specific. This is the tale of me and my red Converse. This story begins in high school, my sophomore year to be exact, when I was gifted red high-top Converse for my birthday. I had always been […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis In an age of perpetually heightened stress, where we don’t work from home but rather are “living at work,” a week-long break feels more needed than ever. Unless you are somehow avoiding reality — in which case I strongly envy you — you know most colleges and universities opted to cancel their spring breaks […]

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By Michelle Tian I’ve recently learned I have absolutely no self-control. I already knew that, but I never knew how bad it was until I was introduced to true crime — the beginning of a self-destruction cycle. On the first day of 2020, I stumbled upon a YouTube documentary about the vanishing of flight 370 […]

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By Grace Knoop On Monday morning, I woke up at 6:45 a.m. and had an energy drink. After dragging myself out the door, I went to practice — I’m on the Boston University figure skating team. Then, I nourished myself with an almond milk latte as a recovery drink. While that’s a lot of caffeine, […]

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By Thalia Lauzon By the end of last semester, I was ready to go back home for a bit. I felt like a month off from school was in order — especially after not taking a single test or notes since mid-March, which took a lot of adjustments. I survived a semester of college. Heading […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Monday was a bittersweet day for seniors — myself included — because it marked the start of our last semester at Boston University. For many of us, this is the end of our journey through the education system. I have been in school for the majority of my life, so a big […]

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Michelle Tian Dear Spring 2021,  Please be nice to me. I haven’t used my brain in a month, I’m taking five courses instead of the usual four and I’ll be taking an existentialism class, so I’ll definitely be questioning my existence and the meaning of life every single week. So please, be nice to me. […]

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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 Khadijah Khogeer After realizing I have to pack four years’ worth of items once I graduate from Boston University next semester, I decided this week that a closet cleanout was long overdue. While I always knew I was somewhat of a hoarder, I didn’t know how much I was capable of piling up until […]

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