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 Maya Frankel This question seems simple: do I actually like Kombucha? The answer, on the other hand, is far from simple. Full disclosure, I am very — emphasis on the very —  slowly sipping kombucha as I write this. For those of you who are unfamiliar with kombucha, it’s a combination of fermented sweet […]

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By Alia Al-Chalabi There is no better place to find inspiration than in the grocery store.  As I walked around the prepared food aisle browsing all the options it had to offer, I came across a parmesan tomato soup. I looked at the pound of skirt steak I had picked up in my cart and […]

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By Sophia Yakumithis I approach trendy lifestyle brands like Goop, founded by self-proclaimed health guru Gwyneth Paltrow, with serious caution. Minimalistic, all-lowercase claims to groundbreaking herbal formulas that will totally rejuvenate your vaginal health are typically a facade put up by rich white women to hold themselves to a higher importance than just “soccer mom.” […]

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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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We can all agree that the past long weekend was a much deserved break from the monotony of classes. While most of my friends went back home for the extended weekend, being an international student, I didn’t have the liberty to make the 30-hour trip down to Singapore. I did, however, make the trip down […]

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If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re a first-time owner or shared owner of a kitchen. To this I say congrats, because cooking on your own is one of the biggest leaps into the world of full-blown “adulting.” However, once the excitement has died down and all of the IKEA plates and cups are […]

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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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