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Alex: My Trader Joe’s Must-Haves

If there is one thing I can make time for out of my day, it’s a trip to Trader Joe’s. I’ll admit, my roommates sometimes make fun of me from time to time for making the “trek” to Trader Joe’s each week when Star Market is so close to us. But the extra T ride […]

Jimmy: Not So Spooky Halloween Movies!

Halloweekend is coming up soon. And for most people. it’s a time for the spooky and the scary. However, if you’re a Halloweenie like myself and need a from horror films, check out these non-scary seasonal movies! Shaun of the Dead Carefully calculated and choreographed comedy though the lens of a buddy comedy gone zombie […]

Rachel: 10 Things I Wish I Knew before Studying Abroad in London

When I first left for London, all the changes I considered were big picture: flight, suitcases, shoes. I failed to realize that there are a lot of small things you figure out when you get here that you aren’t expecting. I figured I would let you in on what I’ve learned so far. 1. The […]

Megan: Get Fit for the Small Price of Your College Tuition

As a college student with a tiny income, I really want to do things that are free. Also as a college student, I don’t go to the gym half as much as I should, but who really has time? BU actually has a free way to force you to go to the gym! Yep, I’m talking […]

Tyler: Boston, According to Television

Boston is portrayed in so many ways through television. Nothing truly captures the full essence of this city, but here are some fun shows set in Boston that you can watch, anyway: 1 – Chasing Life: April Carver is an aspiring journalist, working her way up the ladder at The Boston Post; however, her life […]

Katie: Taking Chances with New Opportunities

When I was a freshman in college, I was an English major working toward a minor in musical theatre. I wanted nothing more than to stay involved in the performing arts, something that had been the cornerstone of my life since middle school. Soon, though, I realized that while I loved performing, a strict musical […]

Hanna: Listen to WTBU’s Hottest Radio Show: The BUchelorette!

I love talking about relationships, but I don’t always get the chance without sounding like a love-crazy dream girl. Most of us like to dish about the romance lives of ourselves and others, but while the topic is universal, sometimes it’s a hard conversation to start. What if you are talking to someone with a […]

Kaley: When Life Happens in the Right Place

On April 28, 2013, my dad dragged me to BU Accepted Students’ day. I had no desire to go, except for, maybe, the free bacon. As I sleepily grumbled in the passenger seat, Dad reassured me that there was no pressure. I didn’t have to like BU. I just had to give it a chance. […]

Esra: Apartment Hack: Easy Kale Chips Recipe

Being self sufficient can be hard — especially learning to not rely on the dining hall. Here’s an easy and healthy snack recipe you can make in your apartment!  This recipe is super simple and one of my go-to’s when I’m craving a salty snack. What you’ll need: ○ Kale ○ Olive oil ○ Salt ○ Nutritional yeast The […]

Kreag: Why The COM Foundation Requirements Are Great (Even If They Seem Scary)

In his most recent blog post, CA Zach talked a bit about the CAS Focus that all COM students must complete and the ways in which you can work it into your major. That got me thinking a lot about the upcoming Spring semester scheduling as well as one of the biggest concerns potential students […]