By Sophia Yakumithis On March 12, the NCAA cancelled its March Madness tournament during a 24-hour period of coronavirus-induced mass hysteria. Also on March 12, my boyfriend coughed on me.  I was doing treatment at the hospital for pre-existing health issues. Hospitals have sketchy air quality as it is, but in the midst of COVID-19, […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Boston University has recently become “Zoom University.”  The Terriers are now the “Quaran-terriers,” we can show up to “class” wearing whatever we want and we can tune into lectures live from our beds. As someone from the West Coast, my 8 a.m.’s have recently become 5 a.m.’s, and the last thing […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I was the news editor for my previous school’s newspaper, so I met a lot of people and made a lot of friends I probably would never have known in any other circumstance.  There was one writer whose attitude I didn’t particularly like. I thought they were a know-it-all because they always […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis When I was in middle school, the only things I cared about were One Direction and Frappuccinos. And if you knew me during that time, I’m sorry. I hated myself, too, and probably flirted with you. Exposure to better music and maintaining a six-pack have unfortunately buried both of those 2012 essentials […]

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In order to better understand American culture while abroad, I thought that “Mean Girls” would give me some insights on what American high schools are like.

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Snapchat has transformed itself from a silly (and perhaps scandalous) means of sharing disappearing photos and videos to a legitimate form of media consumption, even if the new update is annoying.

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  Back in December, my roommate messaged me a forgettable meme about eating Tide pods. At the time, considering that I was all too consumed by finals, I thought the meme was a one-off joke about how stress eating was no longer limited to junk food. Fast-forward to last week: I’m thoroughly perplexed by the […]

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I wouldn’t say I’m the most social media-savvy teen. I don’t have a Twitter, I don’t post on my Facebook, and I didn’t make an Instagram until the summer of 2015. I do use Snapchat, because I enjoy the casual vibe of the app. On Snapchat I can make dumb jokes and post silly videos […]

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A sweeping call for female empowerment has overcome our current generation of young women. Two audacious women recognize the necessity for the unification and the mutual empowerment of females now more than ever. Just over a year ago, Nancy Ho and her partner Brenda Phan created a platform now known as Girl Magic Meets. Inspired […]

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