As an international student, I have found myself getting more and more acclimated to living nearly 10,000 miles away from my family over the course of my undergraduate studies. That is not to say that I don’t miss them — it’s just that I have found my home away from home in Boston. Even so, […]

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After going home for the week, I couldn’t help but notice that Monmouth County, New Jersey has a lot of great things that make it feel like home in a way that just Boston does not. And while everyone makes fun of Jersey kids for identifying with their county instead of with their town, you’ll […]

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For those of us who went home this Thanksgiving, we had a bit of readjusting to do. It was pretty weird being home after being in school for so long. It was like I forgot how to function outside of the BU bubble. No T to take in the middle of a giant street, no […]

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I, like many people, am a fan of online shopping. There’s more variety, it takes less time and most importantly, I don’t actually have to put on shoes and go outside. So every year after Thanksgiving, after everyone has packed up their leftovers and said their goodbyes, I don’t get excited about Black Friday. I […]

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  There are few more American traditions than watching football on Thanksgiving. It’s something out of a 1920’s cartoon — the women happily mosey about the kitchen, making turkey and stuffing, while the men sit around and watch 22 massive beings slam their heads against each other. But the United States is finally beginning to […]

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  If your family is anything like my family, you’ll be bringing a ton of Thanksgiving leftovers back to college with you. But who wants to eat a turkey sandwich every day until winter break? No one. I’ve found a few recipes to transform your leftovers into something you might want to eat every day. […]

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As Thanksgiving rapidly approaches, most of us are looking forward to “traditional” gatherings: catching up with family, wearing cozy sweaters and eating some scrumptious comfort food. But with everything great about Thanksgiving, there are some downsides, too: screening questions about your love life while squished between your emo cousin and your politically incorrect uncle at […]

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Being a international student in the United States is an interesting experience. You get to live in a totally different culture from yours and enjoy some of the best education around while at it. While there are many ups to it, studying abroad can become very difficult when Thanksgiving comes around. As an international student […]

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On Saturday afternoon, I returned home to see some of BU’s newest students on South Campus. These four guys aren’t like anyone else at BU. If you ask them where they live, they’ll give you a vague response, followed by a random noise that no one can really understand. I took some time to get […]

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‘Tis the season, my friends. As the clock struck midnight on Halloween and October evolved into November, we have started the transition from spooky times to holiday spirit. For many Christmas enthusiasts, Nov. 1 officially kicks off the holiday season. Some beg to differ and say that Christmas celebrations should not commence until the day […]

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