Starbucks is one of the most ubiquitous brands at Boston University. They have a huge range of products, tons of locations across campus, and the coffee is solid. The biggest issue with Starbucks is the price. Buying a $4.15 venti caffe latte or even a venti hot coffee at $2.45 every day can add […]

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  BU’s campus is no stranger to high-end designer brands. It seems that it’s more common to be able to afford Chanel bags and Gucci loafers than it is to be caught dead wearing Target brands or Forever 21. I’m here to help students on a budget find the best knockoff, high-end handbags, shoes and […]

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    I grew up on the other side of the world, in Asia. While I was exposed to a lot of American culture at my international school, there are aspects I did not grasp until I actually moved here. Here are five things I found impossible to understand when I first moved to the […]

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  Not sure what to do now that you’re back at Boston University? Need something to distract you from the horrors of waking up early to go to class? Well here are some perfect things to entertain you in the chilly beginning of spring semester: Read that IT email that you usually just delete!    […]

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It’s 6 p.m. on Oct. 31 and you’re in a hysterical panic. Once again, you have failed to plan your Halloween costume ahead of time. I know this feeling, and it’s the worst. You want to look good and have an awesome costume, but the party starts in 3 hours and you are still in […]

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Contacting the ghost of a dead playwright — who, incidentally, happened to have died across the hall — on the floor of my bathroom was not how I expected my college Saturday nights to go. But there I was, squished between four of my friends, Ouija board on my lap, on the first night of […]

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Christmas is right around the corner, and you know what that means: scrambling for last-minute gifts for your friends after you’ve accaccidentally spent your last 10 dollars on City Convenience or Uber. Now you’re begging your parents for a few dollars to last you until the holidays come around, but what will you do about […]

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The world of haute couture is known for its eccentricity, and usually the trends seen on the runways never make it into consumer society. However, spinoffs of these trends usually arrive in our own world of fashion. Sometimes, these trends are beautiful and continue to thrive for more than their allotted season, but other times […]

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What is Halloween without a good costume? My social media feed was a testament to this, as it was flooded with photos of people decked out in costumes of all kinds. Apparently the better the costume, the better the Halloween experience. I myself went as sexy Jimmy Neutron, but throughout my Hallo-weekend follies, I couldn’t […]

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In honor of the Halloween season and all of its sticky glory, Target has come out with a new app to enhance the trick-or-treating experience. That’s right: the megastore with the bathing suits out at every season and the $1 section that could make a grown man squeal is now reaching out into the holiday […]

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