Columns

Unlikely advice to help you succeed

As a senior, I have learned many lessons in my past three years of college — some of them the hard way. Looking back on all of the advice I wish I...


Columns

Enforcing the rules of language

The use of proper grammar and correct spelling is often overlooked, and often seen as something that’s only necessary for English majors and copy editors. Why would it be useful for anyone...


Guest Columns

Admitting to a change of heart

“You’re a white, racist piece of shit.” I was both perplexed and infuriated when I realized someone was yelling that sentence to me as I wore a “Make America Great Again” hat....


Columns

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...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: Bearcat out of water

The first few weeks of college can be stressful for everyone, but especially for freshmen who are stepping out of their comfort zones for the first time. Entering college constitutes a considerable...


Columns

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...


Columns

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...


Columns

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...


Staff Editorials

Editorial: No Pressure

At orientation, you’re expected to meet new people, register for the most interesting classes possible, explore the coolest spots on campus and even reinvent yourself. The buildup to these two days at...


Columns

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....