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The Boston University men's basketball team, pictured playing against Northeastern University in October 2013, will play in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader to benefit the American Cancer Society at the TD Garden Sunday. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU in competition to raise most money for Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader basketball game

On Sunday, the Boston University men’s basketball team will not just be playing to beat Northeastern […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Using past U.S. Census Bureau data, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and University of Notre Dame researchers were able to calculate average population distribution, a measure needed for their traffic-predicting algorithm. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE RESEARCHERS

MIT study devises new algorithm to predict traffic patterns

Honks and profanity are surefire ways of letting off some five o’clock steam, but when all […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
The cast of Urinetown performs during BU On Broadway’s technical rehearsal. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: BU On Broadway crafts thought-provoking musical parody with ‘Urinetown’

Urinating on something is an age-old method of showing insult. In a similar — and more […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston community members mingle before the “Intro to the Boston Design Community” at the General Assembly meeting at 51 Melcher St. Tuesday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

The ABCs of CSS: The InBusiness guide to coding programs in Boston

Although a U.S. Department of Labor report announced Friday the lowest unemployment rate since July 2008, […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Frank Warren, founder of online community art project PostSecret, gives a presentation as part of a "PostSecret Live" event at the Harvard Cooperative Society on Nov. 3. PHOTO BY NAVRAJ NARULA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Active Minds at BU hosts PostSecret founder Frank Warren last Thursday

Frank Warren labels himself as a “trusted stranger” — and with good reason. He is the […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
A group of students and professors prepares to embark on a sailing trip to the Greek islands of Aegina and Poros during the 2014 Summer Study in Athens program, organized through the Boston University Philhellenes Project. PHOTO COURTESY OF LOREN SAMONS

BU Philhellenes to host first Greek Night to promote Greek culture, Athens summer study program

Every year, Boston residents gather together to cheer on runners as they race 26.2 miles from […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Boston University School of Medicine and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care will be holding a lecture on Friday to talk about the benefits of mindfulness, which is a self-care method that includes activities such as meditation and yoga. PHOTO VIA CREATIVE COMMONS

BU School of Medicine, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care to hold lecture on mindfulness

In comprising a universal self-care checklist, sleep, exercise and eating copious amounts of veggies are some […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne play Jane and Stephen Hawking in "The Theory of Everything," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF FOCUS FEATURES

REVIEW: Lessons on love, not science in Stephen Hawking biopic ‘The Theory of Everything’

James Marsh’s “The Theory of Everything” is a journey through time. It’s not surprising, considering the […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Katie Crutchfield of Waxahatchee performs at the Center for Arts at the Armory in Somerville on Thursday. PHOTO BY DEVON CAPIZZI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Indie-folk band Waxahatchee delivers sparkling vocals at Center for Arts at the Armory

On Thursday, the Center for Arts at the Armory welcomed Waxahatchee, an indie-folk band out of […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Matthew McConaughey plays Cooper, a former NASA test pilot and engineer tasked with finding a new habitable planet in Christopher Nolan's "Interstellar," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s ‘Interstellar’ finds answers in infinity

To be perfectly honest, if you plan to see “Interstellar” – and you’ve probably been planning […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse