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The Culinary Arts Lab within the Boston University Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy program is an elective that gives students experience in cooking through field trips, lectures and hands-on classes. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU gastronomy program combines academia with ‘culinaria’

On an average weekday, Beth Wittenstein walks into the kitchens at 808 Commonwealth Ave. and starts […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The market for gluten-free products is expanding as more people become aware of the health benefits of the diet. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Gluten-free trend incites app startups, expects increased market value in coming years

Gluten, the protein composite that everyone loves to hate, has proven to be lucrative for businesses […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
INTERACTIVE MAP: Boston’s best eateries

INTERACTIVE MAP: Boston’s best eateries

Break out that GPS and grab some foodie friends, we put together some of the best places […]

Downtyme team members Barron Roth (ENG '16), Luke Sorenson (ENG 16), John Moore (ENG '15), Nick Sorensen (SMG '14), Darryl Johnson (ENG '17), Ben Pusey (CAS '16) and Tufts University senior Nikki Dahan placed first in the Beantown Throwdown Tuesday night. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU startup places first in inter-collegiate tech competition

Downtyme, cofounded by Boston University College of Engineering juniors Barron Roth and Luke Sorenson, placed first […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Taylor Moore-Willis, a first-year law student at the Boston University School of Law, was crowned Miss Black Massachusetts 2015 in October and will go on to compete for the title of Miss Black USA in August 2015. PHOTO COURTESY OF TAYLOR MOORE-WILLIS

BU law student Taylor Moore-Willis on her road to Miss Black Massachusetts 2015

The words “beauty pageant” carry a lot of baggage. Thanks in part to shows like “Toddlers […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
A research team led by Sinan Aral, a management professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, looks to tap into the large network of social media sites to encourage HIV testing in South Africa. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

MIT professor to promote HIV testing, public health issues via social media

Eat this. Wear that. And make sure to do what? When faced with decisions of all […]

by and · November 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Gael García Bernal plays journalist Maziar Bahari, who worked during the 2009 Iranian presidential election riots, in "Rosewater," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF OPEN ROAD FILMS

INTERVIEW: Journalist Maziar Bahari tells ‘universal truth’ of experience in Iranian prison in ‘Rosewater’

Sporting a light grey pullover and a sensible pair of square-framed glasses, Maziar Bahari looks a […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Amanda Palmer took the stage at the Royale nightclub Tuesday for the Boston leg of the tour promoting her new book, "The Art of Asking," also released Tuesday. PHOTO BY CONNER REED/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Amanda Palmer’s “Art of Asking” tour kicks off in dizzying emotional fashion at Royale Tuesday

Much has been made in recent years of Amanda Palmer’s crowdfunding habits. In the early 2000s, […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Progressive rock band Pink Floyd released its last album, "The Endless River," on Nov. 10. PHOTO COURTESY OF ULTIMATECLASSICROCK.COM

REVIEW: ‘The Endless River’ is fittingly ‘Floydian’ goodbye to progressive rock legend Pink Floyd

On Oct. 10, Pink Floyd released “The Endless River,” its first new album in 20 years. […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne in "Dumb and Dumber To," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF UNIVERSAL

REVIEW: ‘Dumb and Dumber To’ proves ‘to’ offensive this time around

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels are back as the bowl-cut brunette and shaggy blonde characters of […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse