Category: Katie

Katie: It’s Never Too Late to Explore Something New

Growing up, my entire life was focused on theatre. I went to rehearsals for two shows at a time, six days a week, with dance classes on Sundays to supplement that one free day. My 7th grade best friend had to make me a playlist of “real people music” for my iPod, because most of […]

Katie: Being a Second Semester Senior

Caution: Sappy Feelings Ahead  Many of you reading this are probably still figuring out where everything is on campus, how to balance a meal plan, and how to make sure that you have an equal amount of Netflix and homework time (don’t worry, so am I). But as I write this, I’m realizing that my […]

Katie: Four Things We Can Learn from Lin-Manuel Miranda

Let me take you back to the days pre-“Hamilton.” I was 14 years old when I first heard Lin-Manuel Miranda’s first big creation, “In the Heights.” I asked for tickets for my 15th birthday, and my mom took my best friend and I to New York to see the show. It was a life changing […]

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 […]

Katie: Best Non-Committal Shows to Binge Watch on Netflix

While some of us are already diving head first into our schoolwork for the semester, some may still have some free time to kill. And how do we kill that time? Netflix, of course! But starting a new binge-watch can be pretty dangerous, especially when the show is so addicting you’ll think of nothing else […]

Katie: “Treat yo self” for the little things

Parks and Recreation Season 4, Episode 4: Pawnee Rangers. Also known as, Treat Yo Self. Well, first of all, if you haven’t seen this brilliant episode of television, stop what you’re doing right now, type Netflix into the search bar, and do it. You can thank me later. Did you watch it? Great. Let me […]

Katie: Getting Settled: Starting Strong this Spring Semester

It’s that time of year again! January is coming to a close and “Syllabus Week” is upon us. While some students are psyched to be back at BU after a long, tedious month at home, others are anxious or stressed and ready to hop right back on the plane that brought them here. Full disclosure: […]