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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
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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
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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 · 1 comment · Features, Science Tuesday
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
In testing a demo of the new "Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS," the Boston University Video Game society felt mostly positive about the changes made to this iteration of the adored franchise. PHOTO VIA BAGO GAMES/CREATIVE COMMONS

BU Video Game Society finds pleasing mix of old, new in ‘Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS’

Nintendo quenched the fandom’s endless thirst for battling mascots on Friday when it released “Super Smash […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston University School of Management sophomores David Szczepankiewicz (left) and Jose Godoy (right) are up-and-coming disc jockeys in the Boston club scene who perform under the monikers of Davvid and Godoii. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID SZCZEPANKIEWICZ

BU DJs Godoii, Davvid to headline Crush! University on Thursday

While a portion of the college population go through penniless internships to earn a decent spot […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine have found that alcohol consumption disrupts the sleep-wake cycle and can cause other problems for chronic drinkers, such as insomnia and sleep apnea. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Booze or snooze: BUSM researchers uncover negative effects of alcohol on sleep

Although many college students are familiar with the cautionary tales of what effects excessive alcohol consumption […]

by · October 7, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Science Tuesday