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After Don McLean’s “American Pie” manuscript sold for $1.2 million, baby boomers investing in rock memorabilia has become increasingly popular. PHOTO BY KELSEY CRONIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Baby boomers spend big bucks on rock memorabilia

In an increasingly digital age, physical rock memorabilia is still a big-ticket item. Some people are […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Boston companies such as Freight Farms and Harvest Automation are developing new technology to support horticulture and agriculture in the city. PHOTO COURTESY OF FREIGHT FARMS

Urban farming technology puts down roots in Boston

Food startup ventures are beginning to make waves in a venture capitalist market that used to […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
The Division of Emerging Media Studies and the Center for Mobile Communication Studies hosted an event April 8 about social media and national policy in Boston University’s College of Communication. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Social media proves viable avenue to young voters

In just over a year and a half, United States citizens will be voting for a […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Facebook causes users to compare themselves to their friends, which leads to depression, according to a study published April 6 by the University of Houston. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY L.E. CHARLES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

With happy Facebook friends, no need for enemies

While social comparison is not a new phenomenon, it has reached a new high with popular […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Charlie Cox stars as Matt Murdock in "Marvel's Daredevil," released Friday on Netflix. PHOTO COURTESY OF NETFLIX

REVIEW: Daring, devilish “Daredevil” delves deep into dark developments

Netflix’s “Daredevil” has a lot to live up to. If the name is unfamiliar, it’s because […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
(From left) Sugar Ray Leonard, Josh Gad and Billy Crystal star in “The Comedians,” a comedy series premiering Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF FX

REVIEW: “The Comedians” stands up despite tired themes

It’s the type of show that we’ve already seen before: a well-established professional meets a new […]

by · April 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Strangers in their own birthplace, 16-year-old Danny and 18-year-old Odysseus cross the entire country in search of their Greek father, after their Albanian mother passes away. PHOTO BY KATERINA PASPALIARI/COURTESY OF BOSTON LGBT FILM FESTIVAL

REVIEW: Boston LGBT Film Festival inspires, but sporadically

On April 2 at Boston’s Institute of Contemporary Art, a large group of well-dressed strangers gathered […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Scott Eastwood portrays Luke in the film adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ novel “The Longest Ride.” PHOTO BY MICHAEL TACKETT/20TH CENTURY FOX

REVIEW: “The Longest Ride” a chafe-inducing road to nothing special

The titular longest ride of the newest Nicholas Sparks-adapted romance flick “The Longest Ride” was sitting […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Director Wim Wenders talks with photographer Sebastião Salgado, the subject of his new documentary, “Salt of the Earth.” PHOTO COURTESY OF SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

REVIEW: “The Salt of the Earth” a stunning lens on photographer’s life, life’s work

Wim Wenders’ first words in “The Salt of the Earth” are instantly captivating: “A photographer is […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Courtney Teixeira (CFA ‘15) and Sophia Michael (CFA ‘15) build the supports for an experimental art space they are building in the back of a moving truck, which will kick off in Boston Sunday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To CFA seniors, fostering community of artists seems mobile cause

There are over 100 institutions of higher education in the Boston area. However, this high concentration does […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight