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
(From left) Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Rob Corddry and Adam Scott star in "Hot Tub Time Machine 2," which was released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

REVIEW: “Hot Tub 2″ spoiled by cloudy narrative, lukewarm humor

With a name like “Hot Tub Time Machine 2,” it’s clear that this film isn’t trying […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
After plans were delayed for building the Constellation Center, a $300-million performing arts center in Kendall Square, property owner Glenn KnicKrehm plans to create a temporary park in its place. GRAPHIC COURTESY OF GLENN KNICKREHM

Pop-up park sets stage for nascent Kendall Square arts center 

The concept of a “pop-up park” sounds like a stunt Leslie Knope would pull in “Parks […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Rick Jakious, the chief executive officer of the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, speaks at the 2014 Nonprofit Awareness Day. Jakious expressed concerns that the 2024 Boston Olympics could divert money from local nonprofits. PHOTO COURTESY OF RICK JAKIOUS

Boston Olympics could leave less gold for area nonprofits

As the possibility of hosting the Summer 2024 Olympics looms over Boston, not everyone is excited […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness