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Boston College Has a Bad Case of Burnout
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Boston College Has a Bad Case of Burnout

Checking in with friends from high school is always a little bit like conducting a social experiment. You ask them what their classes are like, what clubs they’re involved in, and just generally what they’ve been up to, and in the back of your mind, you make comparisons about your life at Boston College and…

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…

The Break That Saved Us All
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The Break That Saved Us All

“I’m just so done, I want this semester to be over,” is a phrase that has been echoing across campus since March. It’s like it became the slogan of the first half of 2021 at Boston College—the constant cry for help that we are all “so done.” I think it’s safe to say that while…