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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This weekend I took a big step in becoming a true Boston University student: I went to my first hockey game. As a Miami native, hockey was a foreign concept to me, much like snowfall — donning L.L. Bean boots and wearing more than two layers at a time. I had never actually seen a […]

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The Hillary Clinton and Jill Stein camps have recently announced that they will take part in the Wisconsin voter recount. Many people are criticizing their call to do so, saying that it’s costing time and money. Shouldn’t the election results just be accepted? On Nov. 24, Kellyanne Conway, senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, tweeted […]

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When I began the arduous college search my junior year of high school, I prioritized two things: a city environment and diversity. I’m from a very small, rural town in northern New Jersey, and I was one of about five black kids in my graduating class of 248 students. Diversity was not something I was […]

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