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Esra: Laptop Friendly Places to Study Outside BU

I get ridiculously bored working from my apartment. Sometimes if it’s especially gross out or I’m feeling lazy, I’ll work in the living room instead of my bedroom so that it’s a slight change of scenery. Most of the time though, I find myself in coffee shops typing away or editing photos on my laptop. Thus, I’ve […]

Esra: Gluten Free in Boston

Fear not my GF friends, Boston has got some great options for you. Dig Inn Dig Inn may still be considered the new kid on the Copley Square block, but it’s been incredibly popular since it opened last summer. The menu revolves around what’s in season, and everything that contains gluten is labeled (among other common dietary restrictions). […]

Esra: 4 Movie Recommendations for Your Inner Romantic

I’m almost always in the mood for a rom-com or romance movie. As my brother once pointed out, I’ve probably seen most major, and lesser known, romance movies out there (I begrudgingly admit I even enjoy the insanely cheesy ones). So here are some of my top picks at the moment. 4 movies that will […]

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 […]

Esra: The Quarter Life Crisis

The quarter life crisis: it’s real and it’s normal. You don’t have to get to the “midlife” point to have a crisis. I’ve realized we all experience it at some point or another during our college career. There’s that moment of sheer panic where you’re like “I’m running out of time”, and “what am I […]

Esra: Books to Read Over Break

I know what you’re thinking: Esra, why would we want to do readings over break?! Reading may be the last thing on your mind considering the never-ending scholarly articles, textbook chapters, etc. that you have assigned for your classes, BUT that shouldn’t scare you away from the amazing books out there. I’m personally a huge […]

Esra: 5 Songs to Add to Your Playlist

I’m not the most musically educated person in the world, but I do know what I like. I’ve been playing these 5 songs on repeat for the past week (maybe two) and I think they’re definitely worth giving a listen. Blame It On Me by George Ezra –  Never Forget You by Zara Larsson […]

Esra: How to enjoy fall even if you hate it

Let me start off by saying I love fall, and fall in Boston is particularly beautiful. It never even occurred to me that someone might dislike fall until I was having a conversation with a friend who said she hated it because it gets colder, darker, and the days get shorter (touché). So, if you […]

Esra: Fitting in Last Minute Activities

Less than three weeks of classes left and it’s hitting you that the school year is almost over. For most, it’s a very bittersweet time. So how can you make the most of it before finals? There are so many fun events constantly going on around campus, especially this time of year when the weather […]