By Katherine Wright The Evil Queen’s infamous magic mirror in “Snow White” is a mesmerizing device.  Can you imagine having the ability to receive answers to the most unknowable, biased, selfish questions out there? You could finally know the truth about the life-altering mysteries you previously thought to be unanswerable. It would be like having […]

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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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