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Shorten The Lines: BC Dining Should Implement a Swipe System
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Shorten The Lines: BC Dining Should Implement a Swipe System

The transition from home to college life requires a significant reworking of eating routines and habits. Whether it’s freshman or senior year, for those who are dependent on dining halls, meal time is no longer as easy as meandering to the kitchen to eat something that is already prepared or cooking something specific. Readjustment to…

Am I Hated as an Asian? A Sincere Reflection on the Stop Asian Hate Movement
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Am I Hated as an Asian? A Sincere Reflection on the Stop Asian Hate Movement

While recent events have shed light on the treatment of Asian Americans in our country, I want to make sure that this reflection does not narrow the scope of my thoughts to the hate crimes we are seeing today. Rather than describing it as “Asian hate,” I hope that my reflection will redefine the events as a lack of empathy for and understanding of a diverse range of cultures. 

American Politics Need Empathy
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American Politics Need Empathy

I never considered myself a political person. But recently, I realized that I was wrong.  I believe there have been a series of radical moments in my life that led me to this realization. As a freshman in high school, I read about and witnessed the separation and deportation of families at the United States-Mexico…

A Bittersweet Sunset To Freshman Year
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A Bittersweet Sunset To Freshman Year

Walking from Upper Campus to the gym at 6 a.m. changes a person. One morning a few weeks ago, while walking to the gym, I witnessed possibly the most gorgeous sunrise I’ve ever seen. The sun glowed across the horizon, coloring the clouds shades of purple, orange, and pink that I’ve never seen before. Compared…

A Green New Deal Makes Economic And Environmental Sense
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A Green New Deal Makes Economic And Environmental Sense

Last Tuesday, U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Massachusetts’ own U.S. Senator Ed Markey took the ambitious steps to formally reintroduce their signature bill, the Green New Deal. With new Democratic control of both houses of Congress and the White House, it appears as though the most sweeping piece of climate legislation in…

The Power Of Meditation
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The Power Of Meditation

When someone says the word “meditation,” what immediately comes to mind? Do you picture a Buddhist monk sitting cross-legged in a robe? Or maybe you’ve had the unfortunate experience of being bombarded with incessant Headspace ads on YouTube. You might even be drawn back to a memory of that person you met one time who…

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