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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…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 5
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 5

Thumbs Up:  Reese’s Easter Peanut Butter Eggs Chocolate is always a thumbs up, and Reese’s Easter eggs are no exception. While year-round regular Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups suffice, they simply do not live up to the confectionary magic that is the Reese’s Easter egg. The peanut butter-chocolate ratio is perfected in this seasonal delicacy.  No…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 29
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 29

Thumbs Up:  Free Donut Day Dunkin is hosting Free Donut Wednesdays until April 21, which offer a free donut with the purchase of any drink. In true Massachusetts culture, Dunkies is making hump day a little less steep.  Easter Weekend Due to the Easter holiday, classes are canceled on Good Friday. The shortened week is…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of March 22
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of March 22

Thumbs Up: First Week of Spring This Saturday marked the first day of spring, and hopefully is a sign of warmer weather to come. While Boston winters are a staple, Boston College students are all ready to ditch the layers and piles of snow on the side of the road.  COVID-19 Vaccinations Massachusetts’ COVID-19 vaccination…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 15
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 15

Thumbs Up: Shamrock Shakes March is arguably the worst month of the year, but with the worst month comes the best McDonald’s tradition.Shamrock Shakes are a delicious way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long. Three dollars never tasted so good. Shamrocks The inspiration for the shake, and the symbol of St. Patrick’s Day,…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 1
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 1

Thumbs Up:  Nice weather This week, the Boston winter has gone on spring break, and it’s been great. The warm weather has melted away most of the snow and the winter blues. Even if it was just for this week, being able to go for a run, eat lunch outside with friends, or not wear…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Feb. 22
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Feb. 22

Thumbs Up:  Hot chocolate and espresso The GET Mobile app allows you to add an extra shot of espresso to your Starbucks hot chocolate for .99 cents and it is worth it. You get all the cozy nostalgia of hot chocolate on a snowy day with the added burst of energy that only a jolt…

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