By Julia Furmenak Okay universe — I surrender. It’s unsafe to go to the grocery store, I have to learn Spanish via Zoom and my little sister has taken to waking me up at 5 a.m. So, naturally, I woke up to a slew of texts from various family members: “Boston University might not open […]

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By Jennifer Suryadjaja 2020 looks like a promising year for music. Since January, we’ve heard new tracks from Jhene Aiko, the late Mac Miller, Champagne Papi and The Weeknd.  Last week, Frank Ocean finally stopped making us wait and dropped two new tracks from his vinyl on major streaming services. Having already listened to these […]

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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 Autumn Moon There are times in life when we are reminded of the inevitability of death. When we are engaged and consumed in our own experiences, we tend to forget that one day our life will come to an end.  However, there are other times when we are forced to reconcile with the inescapable […]

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By Claudia Pascual After leaving Puerto Rico to study in the United States, I quickly learned my country was portrayed as two things: 1) an exotic U.S. colony sinking in $70 billion debt or 2) a U.S. commonwealth where its citizens cannot vote for president of the United States. However, Puerto Rico is more than […]

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In the past couple of years, the concept of “binge-watching” or binge-anything is something that many people have become widely familiar with, as instant entertainment has become integrated into our modern society. As I, and many others, can attest, binge-watching in particular is a distressingly easy habit to fall into. I consider myself to be […]

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By Sabrina Katz, Staff Writer @sabrina_katz The month of November kicks off the holiday season with every American’s favorite holiday: Thanksgiving. Now, imagine a world where your favorite winter holidays combine to form one super-mega-celebration! Fortunately for every Jewish-American out there, it’s your lucky year. That’s because 2013’s first night of Hanukkah coincides exactly with […]

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