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 Michelle Tian Before the COVID-19 pandemic, I had grand plans to travel to Singapore over the summer. I figured I deserved it after finishing my freshman year of college.  But then the world shut down and I was stuck at home all summer, doing absolutely nothing. I feel I have to give my thanks […]

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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 Sophia Yakumithis Before everyone started throwing around cancelations as if they’re bi-weekly COVID tests, I was super on board with the whole “cancel culture” thing. So, while it’s since become pretty overrated, I naturally made my own cancelations in the heat of the moment. For the boomers reading this, here’s some context: cancel culture […]

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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 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 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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