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Glorious Getaways: What Your Spring Break Destination Says About You
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Glorious Getaways: What Your Spring Break Destination Says About You

As Spring Break approaches, Boston College students have scrambled to throw together (what they hope will be) the perfect getaway from the Heights. Maybe you’re trying to show off your gains from the Plex somewhere warm. Perhaps you’re looking for a taste of adventure. Or, maybe you really just miss your bed at home. All of the above are valid priorities, but I’m here to tell you what your choice really says about you. 

Library Levels: What Your Preferred Library Study Space Says About You
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Library Levels: What Your Preferred Library Study Space Says About You

While most of my friends and roommates are library lovers like myself, rarely do we all find ourselves at the same library, on the same floor, seated in the same section, at the same time. Each individual library and floor tends to attract a different crowd of BC students. As a seasoned library studier, here is my certified and 100 percent correct analysis of what your preferred library space says about you. 

BC’s Backpacks: What Your Backpack Says About You
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BC’s Backpacks: What Your Backpack Says About You

“The beauty of a backpack is that it can protect and hold things you need and care about. Which makes me think, in many ways, our backpacks are like us. What good is a backpack that doesn’t open? What good is a backpack that adds extra weight and stress? What good is a backpack that only carries itself? No matter its outward appearance, we don’t know what exists inside of them unless they open up and we find out for ourselves.”

Flex at the Plex: Gym Culture and Workout Trends
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Flex at the Plex: Gym Culture and Workout Trends

The gym caters to a broad range of people, each seeking their own unique goals. Nonetheless, the gym is an opportunity to improve both your physical well-being and your mental well-being. Aside from physical exercise, the gym also serves as a shrine for reflection. As we exercise, we look at ourselves in the mirror, we look at others, we look at the ground, and, at times, we may even close our eyes and look at nothing.

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