By Thalia Lauzon I never thought I was old. I just turned 19, so I didn’t think I’d get to that mindset so early in life –– but here I am. Two weeks ago, my friend and I were having a conversation that somehow became about our hometown of Chicago. We found out together that […]

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By Grace Knoop On Monday morning, I woke up at 6:45 a.m. and had an energy drink. After dragging myself out the door, I went to practice — I’m on the Boston University figure skating team. Then, I nourished myself with an almond milk latte as a recovery drink. While that’s a lot of caffeine, […]

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By Grace Knoop  When I woke up Monday morning, I was not happy. All I wanted to do was lay in bed and not move for the entire day. My alarm went off and I immediately snoozed it. Then the next alarm came. Snooze again. Because it was a holiday and we had no school, […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Monday was a bittersweet day for seniors — myself included — because it marked the start of our last semester at Boston University. For many of us, this is the end of our journey through the education system. I have been in school for the majority of my life, so a big […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I’m pretty sure my parents had me with intention rather than as a consequence of their horniness for one another.  I’m seven years younger than my sister and she did a ton of extracurricular activities in elementary school, so I think my parents wanted an indentured servant to tend to our home […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I prepared a loaf of bread during a seminar class on Monday because I had the camera turned off. And I can do what I want now that my governor put all of us under house arrest.  It’s terrible, though, that I now feel such a sense of autonomy over not just […]

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By Katrina Liu Happy Valentine’s Day. Whether you’re in a relationship or are planning on hanging out with some friends, you deserve to do something fun this weekend.  The holiday lands on a Friday this year, and with Presidents’ Day on Monday, it also happens to be a long weekend. But let’s face it: Valentine’s […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis My not-so guilty pleasure is“The Real Housewives” franchise. When I was in elementary school, my mom had cancer. Today, we joke that the worst aspect of her illness was that while she was bedridden, she became severely addicted to reality TV franchise “The Real Housewives.” While the frequent “beep” of cable censorship […]

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