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Boston four-piece band Babydriver performs at the Allston Pudding “Localz Only Mixtape" Release Party at O’Brien’s Pub Sunday night. PHOTO BY ANNA NOVIKOVA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Allston Pudding October mix tape release show needs to rewind

Local music blog Allston Pudding marked the release of its October “Localz Only Mixtape” with a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
"Birdman" director Alejandro González Iñárritu on set with actors Edward Norton and Michael Keaton. PHOTO COURTESY OF FOX SEARCHLIGHT

INTERVIEW: Director Alejandro Iñárritu explores ego-centered ‘disease of society’ in ‘Birdman’

While shooting his new film “Birdman,” director Alejandro Gonzáles Iñárritu handed his cast and crew a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
After analyzing the genomes of more than 250,000 subjects, researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital have identified 400 different regions on the human genome related to height. GRAPHIC BY SAMANTHA GROSS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Children’s Hospital finds GIANT genetic numbers

Tall, short or somewhere in between, height’s numerical value never surpasses feet and inches. However, a […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Hanna Anderson (COM ‘17) posing with her ambassador group at the College of Communication Kickoff BBQ on Sept. 1. PHOTO COURTESY OF HANNA ANDERSON

BU Student Ambassadors take different approaches to student mentoring

Autumn brings many prospective students to Boston University’s campus, creating a busy time for student ambassadors […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
PHOTO BY GRACE BOWDEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

From rink to rock: Inside the Agganis Arena conversion process

On Friday, the Boston University men’s hockey team wrapped up its final practice of the week […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
GRAPHIC BY CLINTON NGUYEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Use of Bitcoin expands in Boston despite reliability, solvency issues

Bitcoin, a digital currency created by a person or group of people under the alias Satoshi […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Rachael Edelson, a junior in Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and president of Operation Smile at Boston University, has been involved with the global Operation Smile charity since 2006. PHOTO COURTESY OF OPERATION SMILE AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Operation Smile at BU brings back annual a cappella concert for cleft lips, palates

Operation Smile at Boston University has teamed up with several a cappella groups for “Songs for […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Cambridge-based startup Six Foods aims to introduce insects into the Western diet through familiar snacks like chips and cookies. GRAPHIC BY MAYA DEVEREAUX/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Cambridge-based company brings insects to dinner table

Four legs are good, two legs are better, but the six legs of insects are definitely […]

by · October 14, 2014 · 2 comments · Catalyst, Features
At the fifth annual "Smoke This" Rib Fest organized by the East Cambridge Business Association, hungry patrons were met with rib selections from local restaurants, as well as live music from local performers. PHOTO BY FRED SCHILLINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

‘Smoke This’ Rib Festival kicks off autumn with a summer favorite

The autumnal weather recently has served as a bittersweet reminder that the days of summer are […]

by · October 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Food & Drink, Muse, The Muse
Combat, an annual 24-hour theater event involving Liquid Fun, BU On Broadway, Wandering Minds and BU Stage Troupe, took on a Halloween theme for this year's performances. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

Annual 24-hour theater event Combat takes Halloween twist, provides bonding experience

Boston University’s premiere performance groups are admired for the musicals, plays and improvisations they bring to […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse