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(From left) Fannar Thor Arnarsson won second place, Bryan Sih won first place and Emily Sheehan won third place at the Redstones film festival at Boston University Wednesday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Redstones audience treated to diverse cast of voices, their films

Boston University’s Film and Television Department rolled out its red carpet Wednesday night for the 35th […]

by and · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
A Feb. 19 panel spoke about the impacts of the recent injunction on U.S. President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

In immigration injunction’s wake, panel looks at those pulled under

In light of U.S. President Barack Obama’s immigration policy woes, Boston University’s School of Law held […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
Tracey Wielinski is the vice president of Global Regulatory and Clinical Affairs at Insulet Corporation, which makes insulin pumps. PHOTO COURTESY OF TRACEY WIELINSKI

Insulet VP Wielinski on sugar, advice, ensuring safe device

How do you succeed in business without really trying? It’s a myth. According to Tracey Wielinski, […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Samantha Karam is a sophomore studying computer science in Boston University's College of Arts and Sciences. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women in STEM fields call for engineering earlier interest

Two decades ago, it may have been easy for one to guess a person’s major based […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Eliza Griswold will present a talk on Afghan folk poetry Friday at Boston University's School of Theology. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

Afghan poetry talk to address art as escape

Upon hearing of a young woman’s suicide, Eliza Griswold traveled to Afghanistan with photographer Seamus Murphy […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University researcher James Traniello and his team are studying the behaviors of two species of ants to understand human social behavior. PHOTO BY GEOFF GALLICE/WIKIMEDIA

BU ant team looks to societies of six legs for more on societies of two

In an increasingly connected world, further amplified by social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Boston University students perform in “The Vagina Monologues” Friday night in Jacob Sleeper Auditorium. PHOTO BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Updated “Vagina Monologues” brave, bare

This past weekend, 24 of Boston University’s most courageously unabashed women gathered to talk about one […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Jorgeandres Camargo (CFA '16) and Darrick Speller (CFA '16) perform in “Angels in America,” which premiered Feb. 19. PHOTO COURTESY OF BROOKE YARBOROUGH

REVIEW: Narrative confusion clips otherwise sublime “Angels in America”

Everyone is aware of the eerie associations that come with a dream sequence involving an Orthodox […]

by · February 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan star in "The Last Five Years," a movie musical released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF RADiUS

REVIEW: Share next 90 minutes with “The Last Five Years”

Musical theatre actors are often forced into classes along the lines of “acting the song.” They […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
"The Duff," starring Robbie Amell as Wesley and Mae Whitman as Bianca, was released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF GUY D’ALEMA

REVIEW: “The DUFF” breaks every stereotype but its own

Teen movies have been telling us the same thing for decades: high school is hard. Not […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse