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 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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This Jewish delicatessen restaurant, located at 335 Harvard St. in Brookline, is enough to cure any post-Halloweekend tiredness. It’s also a convenient 20-minute walk from West Campus, and right by Trader Joe’s. At your own discretion, you can be seated at the counter if a spot is open, which is a rare find, or you […]

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By Jordana Kulak and Hannah Freund 1. Pumpkin Butter Obviously, this is No. 1 for a reason. Pumpkin butter tastes like something sent down from heaven. This deliciously spiced spread goes well on anything from toast to crackers. Pumpkin butter is a must-have on our list, and we suggest buying three at a time because they […]

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By Brooke Jackson-Glidden, Staff Writer @bufoodist We all love tasty treats, but as broke college students, a) we’re poor and/or can’t afford to go out to eat and b) we have no kitchen in our dorm room. Whoever allowed this contradiction to happen is some sort of sadist, but never fear! It’s time for… No […]

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