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MAHDI: The end isn’t near, it’s here

I looked around the semi-crowded center as the day was coming to a close. My friends and I had happened upon a conference in New York, which focused on what it means to lead a balanced life in the 21st century, and more pertinently, what it means to be burnt out, overdependent on your technology […]

RYAN: Minority opinion

We’ve all gone through the dreaded college application process. There were far too many essays written at 2 a.m. and countless interviews where you had spinach from lunch in your teeth. Then when it was all done with, you had to wait for months to find out whether or not you were good enough. Well, […]

SHEA: Republic 1.354c

Something inside of me has shifted since I started at Boston University. Okay, many things about me have shifted (including my waist measurement, unfortunately), but I’m just realizing in my last month that I have an entirely different outlook on my academic work and why it’s totally sucked lately. As a freshman and sophomore, I […]

MAHDI: On Boston

On April 17, a man named Balal was taking steps toward a noose that hung before him, about to be publicly hung for killing 18-year-old Abdollah Hosseinzadeh with a knife in a street brawl. In the Islamic republic of Iran, there exists the concept of qisas, which in this case meant that Hosseinzadeh’s family would […]

GIESELMANN: Homesickness

Regardless of where I wake up, the first thing I do when I hop out of bed in the morning is look out of my window. The first view of the world outside gives me an idea of the day’s mood. Beyond merely checking for snowfall outside of my Allston apartment, I can see the […]