Boston Hot Chocolate Ranking Tour

As the cold weather and snowy New England days are quickly approaching, there’s no better way to warm up than by sipping a cup of hot chocolate! The COMmunicator braved Boston’s weather on a hunt to find the best cup of cocoa around campus. Here’s a rundown of the cafés…

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Dating During a Pandemic

The pandemic has only increased the desire for a significant other and a human connection. Interestingly, couples dating during these times are having fewer distractions leading to deeper conversations. Dating comes with a regular fear of rejection but as the pandemic goes on and on, there is also the fear…

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PRoBono 2020 Event Recap: Apart but Connected

In the thick of finals season and amid a global pandemic, students of all majors, years, and time zones came together on December 4, 2020 to participate in the first-ever virtual PRoBono. PRoBono is Boston University PRLab’s annual overnight, hackathon-style event where students produce valuable public relations work for deserving non-profit clients.

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The Pros and Cons of my Remote Semester in Dubai

Where are you right now? What time is it there? What’s it like?
Inquiries like these have been the reality of my interpersonal life for the past semester in which I have studied remotely from my home city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. As I look back on this particularly strange and unprecedented semester, I wanted to reflect in more detail than I usually do in my everyday interactions, and on the highs and lows of my experience. 

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Conversation with Michelle Sullivan

Michelle Sullivan is the Diversity & Inclusion Academic Lead, a Professor of the Practice in Advertising at the BU College of Communication, and the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. She shares her insights about diversity, equity and inclusion in communications, and discusses its meaning, initiatives, limitations and the approach that needs to be taken by brands in all aspects of advertising.

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