By Khadijah Khogeer Trader Joe’s has some hidden gems to keep you from spending what’s left of your broke-college-student budget on Uber Eats. These underrated food items make eating at home and diversifying your palate so easy.  Breakfast  Buttermilk Protein Pancake Mix Trader Joe’s Buttermilk Pancake mix only requires two ingredients: equal parts pancake mix […]

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By Khadijah Khogeer Veganism isn’t just a trendy diet, it’s a lifestyle increasingly adopted by many people around the world. Vegan restaurants and plant-based meal options have been popping up everywhere over the last decade.  A vegan diet cuts out dairy, meat, seafood and animal byproducts such as honey and eggs. Because some of my […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis Trader Joe’s isn’t somewhere I frequently shop. The nearest one is about 45 minutes from my house, so picking up groceries is essentially a pilgrimage — a pilgrimage I’m willing to take, that is.  Given that it’s not just a quick run-and-done type thing, I pretty much only make the trek if […]

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By Aasha Amber Bhatnagar Staying in shape in college presents a challenge for most students.  Between cramming for midterms, turning in last-minute assignments before spring break and balancing a social life, going to the gym can feel like a monumental feat sometimes — especially for those of us at Boston University who don’t live on […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi I love sushi, but I cannot figure out how to roll a tuna maki for the life of me.  The art of cutting fish takes years to master, and I’m sure most sushi chefs would be appalled at the way I slaughter against the grain of a beautiful piece of fish. The […]

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By Alana Levene With so many people transitioning to vegan and plant-based diets — especially among younger generations — college dining services find themselves playing catch-up with the burgeoning demand. Year after year, Boston University Dining Services has been upgrading its vegan offerings to accommodate its ever-growing vegan clientele. In fact, BU earned an A […]

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Sometimes living in Boston on your own can start to feel a little too costly. Fear not, because it doesn’t have to. We all get urges to spend, take a break from the dining hall or venture out into the city, but all of these things don’t have to be expensive if you follow some […]

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1. Trader Joe’s Oh Joe, I don’t know what I would do without you. You make off-brand seem like the best thing a product can be, and I appreciate your commitment to inexpensive food that doesn’t make me feel like I’m living in the Soviet bloc when I eat it. Everyone loves Trader Joe’s grocery. […]

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