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Sharing information globally

The College Board estimates that the average student will spend over $600 per semester on textbooks. That total, multiplied by the eight semesters most students will spend here, means that in-state students...


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Striving to tell everyone's stories

To start off: Thank you. Whether you picked up Pipe Dream because you saw an interesting story on the front page, or you wanted to do a sudoku puzzle on the first...


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BU should rethink housing policies

By the time August comes around, the anticipation for the upcoming school year reaches its peak. The anxiety sets in as you wonder whether you picked the best classes, if you actually...


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Expressing outrage in various forms

“If you are not outraged, you’re not paying attention.” This is the caption below a photo of Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old paralegal and activist, who was killed when a car bulldozed into...


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Setting the right pace

Since it’s still June and the school year just ended, the fall semester seems like ages away. However, when the summertime begins to progress into July, it tends to fly by quickly....


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Generation stingy?

“Sorry, I already ate,” I say, blushing, as I admit to my friends that I’d rather scarf down three-day-old leftovers than spend $20 eating dinner in a restaurant. “Maybe I could just...


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Designing a delightful college experience

The first full page of Pipe Dream I designed had four photos and two articles about BU Acres. I whipped up a masterpiece with a lime-green background, script headline with stroke, a...


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More than a diploma

Whenever I’m asked what I’m doing after I graduate, which is a lot recently, I usually feel a brief moment of anxiety. My answer is concise, practiced; I say that I don’t...


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Comitting to inclusivity

The occupation of the bottom floor of the Couper Administration Building is nearing 250 hours. Rumors are about as to where the offices of the top administrators have been relocated for the...


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Challenging the traditional education model

Imagine on one of your first days of a new course your professor tells your entire class to get up and walk to the window and connect the seemingly unrelated things you...