I have been disenchanted with the exclusive, territorial friend group culture that pervades student life at Boston College. It leads to broken friendships and hurt hearts—both within and outside of the friend groups we create. Let me share my story with you.
The Show Must Go On
I felt like I was reminiscing with a departing friend as we all sat around recounting our favorite jokes and picking which episode to watch next, knowing the show would soon exist only in my memories.
The Sophomore Condition
People change. That’s a big part of what college is for: self-development and personality exploration. These are the years we decide who we want to be, and more practically, who we are going to be.
Extracting Whimsy from the Mundane: the Manic Pixie Dream Girl’s Guide to Valentine’s Day
Although I can wholeheartedly understand the anti-Valentine’s sentiment—my forever valentine is none other than my dear mother—I cannot say that I feel the same. Valentine’s Day has always been my favorite holiday.
‘Downhill Lullaby,’ ‘Friends,’ and More in New Singles
Sky Ferreira, Flume, and Lil Uzi Vert all released new singles this week.
Appreciating BC After Studying Abroad
“Soon enough, you’ll be tossed into the world as a new graduate with a full time job and rent payments, and you will crave those study days in O’Neill with stacks of case studies to read alongside your goofy best friends from freshman year.”
Reflecting on Micro-Bravery
“But we need to change our mindset to realize that “best” is not synonymous with “perfect,” and that a little stumble here and there is all part of the process.”
Embracing Our Friends, or Moving On
Parts of BC, from our poor housing system to our competitive personalities, make students doubt the strength of their friendships.
High School Never Ends? The Pomp and Circumstance of Yesteryear
Assistant Features Editor Kayla Fernando walks down the halls of high school one more time.
Love Thy Enemy, Hate Thy Friend
“Hate your friends” is not a call to arms. It is a call to acknowledge that your friends aren’t perfect.