How to Keep in Touch with College Friends Over Break

The bonds you create when you share a bathroom with someone or many someones are powerful. You become so close with people so quickly that being ripped away from them at the beginning of summer break can feel like having a piece of your soul missing. Though it’s never the same, there are a lot…

Where to Study When You’re Sick of the Library

The time to spend hours studying for finals is quickly approaching. Most students hunker down at their desk or at the library for hours every day. But in your room it’s so easy to get distracted by all the other more enjoyable things you could be doing, or your roommates coming in and out. And…

Social Media’s Role in Times of Turmoil

When it comes to terrorism, social media seems to be a double edged sword. In the recent attacks on Paris and Brussels, social media has played a huge role in building momentum for the terrorist groups before the attacks and in helping victims recover from them. There are many ways in which social media helps…

All The World’s A Stage

While sitting in the audience of a production of “Twelfth Night” during a particularly hilarious scene, I saw a hand creep into my field of vision. The hand was inviting me to come with it onto the stage and a jolt of fear ran through my body. Though dubious, I ultimately decided to follow its…

The Internship Search Simplified

The deadlines for applying to summer internships are quickly approaching, but it’s hard enough to find them, let alone apply. So here’s a guide to the minefield of finding the perfect internship for this summer and beyond! Use Your School’s Resources One easy thing to do is check your email. If your major is anything…

What is Orthorexia Nervosa?

Recently there has been a big healthy eating craze with a shift from traditional fast-food to more “fast-casual” dining with much healthier options, and many pushes toward eating organic, vegetarian or vegan diets. This is a great thing, however, for some people it can also become an obsession called orthorexia nervosa. Similar to other eating disorders,…

Get Cultured on a College Budget

As any college student knows, an education doesn’t come cheap! It costs a lot of money to become a well educated and interesting person. So when opportunities to get cultured for a free or reduced cost fly by, you’ve got to grab them and hold on tight. That’s why every college student in the Boston…

Five Independent Bookstores to Visit

I would be a liar if said I didn’t love my Kindle.  Sometimes you just need millions of books at your fingertips. However, nothing can really compare to the feel of walking into a real-life bookstore and experiencing the magic of being surrounded by so many books and fellow book lovers, and with so many…

The Importance of Voting in Primaries

The presidential primaries have begun and are fast approaching in many states. People, especially those in the younger demographic, often do not vote because they see politicians as a bunch of old, primarily white men, arguing with one another. Although it may seem like voting can’t really change anything, voters actually do have the power to change the…