By Sophia Yakumithis I bake a lot of banana bread. If Warren Towers has a banana shortage, it’s probably because I have a team of freshmen who smuggle the overly ripe, easy-to-stock fruits on a weekly basis for me. By now, I’ve probably made thousands of loaves for different patrons. It’s an addiction. The key […]

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For the first time, as a junior at Boston University, I am no longer living on campus. Instead, I’ll be spending my days in an off-campus apartment on Park Drive, right in BU South Campus (so really off-campus on campus).  After experiencing the horrors of going up and down Warren Towers elevators with huge, yellow […]

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While visiting my friend, I felt like I was in an alternate universe, which was only exacerbated by the fact that everyone was wearing L.L. Bean. Where was T. Anthony’s?

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  I’ll be the first to admit that I’ve never seen an episode of “Black Mirror.” My pop culture repertoire was last updated in 2010, and not in the quirky way that means I am endearingly out of the loop, but in the “it’s honestly shameful that you can’t name a current cultural trend” way. […]

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    Throughout the years, Boston University has increased infrastructure along the Charles River Campus. In 2017, BU unveiled the Rajen Kilachand Center for Integrated Life Sciences & Engineering. This year, the BUild lab opened on Feb. 1,  and soon, the Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre and College of Fine Arts Production Center will follow. […]

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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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There are few things in this world more painful than when your food takes a long time to arrive. As a kid, it was such a struggle to be patient while waiting for my food. If the restaurant gave out coloring activities or word searches, I’d finish them. If there was a TV in the […]

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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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