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 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 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 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 Welcome back to your regularly scheduled program of my blog, aka a reading exercise for my grandfather and probably no one else. I’m personally happy to be back to school, but we’ll see how I feel after two weeks of embodying Dickens’s lament in “Hard Times.” Coming back to college after a […]

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By Peter Colaner With the new semester nearing, I’ve compiled a list of the top five must-view movies students should watch before returning to school in Boston this Fall.  In making this list, I thought it was important to note that the actors are from Boston and have the infamous Bostonian accent, and the films […]

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By Amber Bhatnagar As Boston restaurants and shops begin to reopen, I’ve been thinking about how students, upon their arrival or return to the city, can still see all the beautiful things Boston has to offer while maintaining a safe distance from others.  Being isolated in my tiny apartment in Los Angeles for three months […]

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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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