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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 […]

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. […]

BU student group petitions against Robin Thicke show

Humanists of Boston University, a social justice and activism organization, has collected 1,100 signatures for a petition demanding BU’s administration cancel Robin Thicke’s upcoming performance at Agganis Arena. “It is a dishonor to our feminist history to symbolically idolize Robin Thicke by allowing him to perform his misogynist music at our University,” the petition stated. […]

SARP stages Valentine’s Day flash mob to support ending domestic violence

The Sexual Assault Response and Prevention Center held a flash mob Friday as part of the One Billion Rising campaign, a global initiative to end violence against women and encourage those who have experienced abuse to break their silence. Sarah Voorhees, SARP’s administrative coordinator who organized the dance routine, said the event was a fun […]