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BU father, daughter duo return to Marathon to fundraise for cancer research

Boston University student Maria Stavros returned to racing with her father for the 2014 Boston Marathon to continue the race they were unable to finish after the bombs exploded at the marathon finish line on April 15, 2013. “I actually thought to run again before the bombing even happened,” Stavros, a Sargent College of Health […]

Vigil remembers Rwandan genocide 20 years later

The Humanists of Boston University led students in a candlelight vigil Monday evening to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the 1994 ethnic genocide in Rwanda. Gathered in a circle, 25 students lit candles as a symbol of love and respect for victims of the Rwandan genocide, in which over half a million Rwandan citizens […]

Baseball fans see improvements to Fenway Park menus this year

Baseball fans that attended the Boston Red Sox’s opening day Friday had a host of new healthy foods available to them as one of several improvements made to Fenway Park for the 2014 baseball season, but many attendants said they prefer “classic” ballpark snacks. The Red Sox announced its menus would be expanded to offer items such […]

Security rules implemented for 2014 Boston Marathon

In order to better protect participants and spectators after the tragedy of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, the Boston Athletic Association announced new security rules will be implemented during the upcoming marathon. A no-bag policy will prevent runners from bringing bags onto the course, the Athletes’ Village or near the start and finish lines. In […]

BU student group unveils apps for nonprofit causes

Boston University’s Global App Initiative hosted a fair Saturday showcasing mobile applications its members have spent a year developing for 12 nonprofit organizations. GAI president Habib Khan, a College of Engineering senior, said the event was intended to celebrate the innovation of GAI’s student volunteers who are learning new skills to build apps for nonprofits. […]