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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of Oct. 18
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of Oct. 18

Thumbs Up  Marathon Monday: What’s better than a long weekend? A long weekend with a marathon hitched on the end! Maramon, as it’s affectionately referred to on Herrd, is the only day Boston College students will gleefully arise at 6 a.m. It’s a crossover between Mardi Gras and a giant block party, with the added…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Oct. 12
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Oct. 12

Thumbs Up  Air Frying Cinnamon Apples: As the trees slowly change color on Boston College’s campus, it is clear that fall is dawning. One way to celebrate is to dice up some apples, sprinkle them with a little bit of cinnamon and brown sugar, and throw them in an air fryer for about five to…

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…

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…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of Sept. 20
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of Sept. 20

Thumbs Up The birds outside Lower The discarded food crumbs cluttering the tables outside of Lower attract a wholesome crowd of birds who also visit Lower to dine. Most of the time they keep their distance from dining students, but a few inch closer for crumbs of a blueberry muffin or leftover everything bagel seeds….

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of Sept. 13
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of Sept. 13

Thumbs Up Game Day!!  Sept. 4 was like Christmas morning. The sun was shining, birds were chirping, and the Sausage Guy was setting up shop outside Alumni Stadium. For freshmen (and sophomores) it was the first taste of college football as an Eagle, and for upperclassmen it was a welcomed return to normalcy. Either way,…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of May 3
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of May 3

Thumbs Up  Comfort Water Bottle Young children often have a special stuffed animal or blanket that they take with them everywhere they go. College students also have a comfort item: a reusable water bottle. Whether it’s a Hydro Flask, S’well, YETI, or a coveted UGBC collectable, reusable water bottles are always there, no matter how…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 26
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 26

Thumbs Up:  Earth Day Thursday was the 51st annual Earth Day since 1970. President Joe Biden hosted the Leaders Summit on Climate on Thursday and Friday in order to discuss the urgency and benefits of strong climate action. We only have one Earth—there is no planet B—so taking action and taking care are huge thumbs…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 19
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 19

Thumbs Up:  Erasable Highlighters Pilot makes erasable writing tools, including the god-tier of erasable highlighters. They don’t smudge, they don’t bleed through textbook pages, and they’re completely erasable.  Covid-19 Vaccines April 19 is finally here, which means that Covid-19 vaccinations are available for everyone 16 and older in Massachusetts. Pre-register for an appointment at mass.gov…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 12
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 12

Thumbs Up:  Families on campus Seeing families on campus together is a wholesome reminder of home. Seeing high school students awkwardly take photos in front of Gasson is a throwback to college-visiting days and normalcy. Attending classes and being comfortable on campus is a part of Boston College students’ everyday lives, but every current student…

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