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Coughing on Campus: The BC Plague
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Coughing on Campus: The BC Plague

I remember the night that everything went wrong. Just like every other night, I was sitting in my twin XL bed mindlessly scrolling through social media, responding to emails, and of course, checking Herrd. Normally, checking Herrd means that I silently cackle at a variety of different, sort of stupid (but still funny) posts as…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Oct. 4
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Oct. 4

Thumbs Up Family Weekend:   Family Weekend was a wholesome display of just how much energy Boston College students, parents, and alumni bring to campus on game day. Family Weekend felt like a warm hug from the entire campus, and it proved that the undergraduate population can sit through an entire football game, plus overtime.  Sympathizing…

Witchcraft is the New Black
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Witchcraft is the New Black

Black cats, broomsticks, and big bubbling cauldrons are most likely the images conjured up when someone mentions Witchcraft, but what about a notepad and pen, positive affirmations, or an amethyst crystal? Maybe surprisingly, the latter is a more accurate representation of what it means to be a Witch in the 21st century. In fact, the…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Sept. 27
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Sept. 27

Thumbs Up  BENCH Amazon Hub Lockers are yet another begrudging testament to Amazon’s genius, and will most likely be featured as the next case study in the Digital Technologies: Strategies and Use course (for any freshmen in the Carroll School of Management looking for current events ideas). Whether it’s an emergency purchase of Advil, a…

Cancel Cancel Culture
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Cancel Cancel Culture

Oops, looks like I am going to get canceled for what I am about to say. I am not sorry, though. I know many of us think it, but few are brave enough to say it: Cancel culture has done more harm to our society than good. Sure, it has been a good short-term means…

Versus Reality: The American Dream
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Versus Reality: The American Dream

“Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore,” is the first sentence I thought to myself as I landed in Boston for the first time. I thought I was being funny, seeing as I never owned a pet nor did I ever really think of Kansas as a home that I could click…

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