By Sophia Yakumithis In an age of perpetually heightened stress, where we don’t work from home but rather are “living at work,” a week-long break feels more needed than ever. Unless you are somehow avoiding reality — in which case I strongly envy you — you know most colleges and universities opted to cancel their spring breaks […]

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By Katherine Wright  There’s nothing more relaxing than a weekend wake-up call at 6 a.m. to the sound of blaring fire alarms. We’ve had an issue in our apartment where the alarms erupt spontaneously, without any sort of trigger. The alarms must think it’s funny, laughing at one another from each room, a conversation between […]

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By Grace Knoop For the past 10 years, I spent my winters by the pool and at the beach in my hometown of Sarasota, Florida. My first day of winter in Boston hit me like a truck. Then I got a HappyLight, and I have been in love ever since. My HappyLight shipped to my […]

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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 Maya Frankel November is among us, and with that came a huge decision: to start celebrating the holiday season on Nov. 1 or to wait until after Thanksgiving. I chose to begin the holiday celebration on Nov. 1. Because we’ve already seen snow, I think it is only fitting to break out the holiday […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Last week, comedian John Mulaney hosted “Saturday Night Live” for the fourth time. In his opening monologue, Mulaney announced the country would be voting in an “elderly man contest” Tuesday and that those eligible would have the chance to pick their favorite of the two choices. I participated in this contest, but […]

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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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