Category: Social Life/Boston

Showing Up For Public Interest

November 8th was a late night. Across the United States, all eyes were glued to the electoral map. The entire world held its breath, then the unthinkable happened—Donald Trump reached 270. Before November 9th I had never witnessed a collective stupor of this magnitude, and quietly wondered whether a zombie apocalypse would look much the […]

Things to do in Boston: Head of the Charles Regatta

Each October America’s biggest regatta takes place along the Charles River. The race is one of three big regattas in the rowing world (the other two being the Henley Royal Regatta and the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta) and an American past time. The race just celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014, and while it’s a […]

Something for the Wall

“Adulting” seems to be a term of art for millennials, where twenty-somethings take credit for doing the normal activities that an adult should be expected to do. I’m not a twenty-something anymore, but I am a grad student, so I can sympathize. There seems to be something not-quite-grown-up about still doing homework, living with roommates, […]

DUKW

Since the moment I first laid eyes on a DUKW—an amphibious vehicle known as a Duck—I wanted to ride in one. Badly. Originally designed to transport military troops and supplies during WWII, these days Ducks are better known for transporting tourists around Boston’s best-known attractions. My dream finally came true thanks to an unexpected invitation […]

Welcome to Boston, Class of 2019!

To all those who are reading this that are new to the city of Boston, welcome! We are entering a fantastic time of year and hopefully everyone is able to take a break from their reading and case briefs to enjoy it. While some may think that I am referencing the great fall weather, pumpkin […]