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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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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