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Members of Boston University web development club Open Web discuss their website design plans for the Public Relations Student Society of America. PHOTO COURTESY OF IVAN UVAROV

New BU club aspires to help nonprofits through web development

What started out as a motivational bribe helped kick start Boston University’s newest and only web […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Riley Driscoll (left), a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, collects signatures for the Martha Coakley campaign for governor with volunteer Jessica Richards. PHOTO COURTESY OF RILEY DRISCOLL

BU students find valuable experiences on Democratic, Republican gubernatorial campaign trails

With the wide array of clubs and activities available to students at Boston University, it’s rare […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Selim Ünlü and John Connor, professors at Boston University, have developed a tool that utilizes LED light to quickly and inexpensively detect viruses such as Ebola. PHOTO COURTESY OF STEVE PRUE/COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

BU researchers develop prototype of new Ebola detection device

From newspapers and television to Twitter and word of mouth, 2014 has been saturated with news […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Science Tuesday
Researchers at Boston University work to develop a prototype of a computational tool used to enhance the identification of DNA at crime scenes. PHOTO COURTESY OF CATHERINE GRGICAK

New computational tool developed by BU researchers strengthens DNA analyses at crime scenes

In shows like “Law & Order” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” it only takes an hour […]

by · November 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Keira Knightley and Mark Webber star as female "man-child" Megan and her devoted longtime boyfriend, Anthony, in "Laggies," released Oct. 24. PHOTO COURTESY OF A24 FILMS

REVIEW: “Laggies” subverts stereotypes, struggles with bigger picture

In recent years, popular cinema has latched onto the concept of the “man child,” a man […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Louis Bloom, a Los Angeles man who becomes involved in videotaping violent crimes and selling the videos for profit in "Nightcrawler," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF OPEN ROAD FILMS

REVIEW: The abyss stares back in unsettling “Nightcrawler”

“Nightcrawler” embarks on a journey through darkness, even as it’s set in the city of eternal […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Amy Poehler speaks with Kathy Dalton, her high school English teacher, at an event to promote the release of her new book, "Yes Please," at the Back Bay Events Center on Wednesday. PHOTO BY SONIA RAO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Amy Poehler offers career advice, plenty of laughs at Boston book tour date

“It’s really difficult to write a memoir because I don’t want people to know my shit!” […]

by · November 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Formerly occupied by Cutty’s, a pop-up sandwich shop in Brookline, Bagelsaurus opened its first brick and mortar on Oct. 23 in Porter Square. PHOTO BY LAURA PORECCA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Former pop-up Bagelsaurus opens brick and mortar in Porter Square

Not all dinosaurs are extinct. In Boston, the Bagelsaurus is alive and well. Housed on Massachusetts […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Keanu Reeves plays a retired hitman making a comeback in "John Wick," released Oct. 24. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID LEE/LIONSGATE

REVIEW: Deliciously ridiculous “John Wick” showcases star Keanu Reeves at action-packed best

After watching the trailer for “John Wick,” I knew the film would have to work pretty […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Bibimbap is a rice dish made up of meat and vegetables and topped with a fried egg. PHOTO BY BROOKE JACKSON-GLIDDEN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Bibim serves up Americanized take on Korean barbecue

Bibim doesn’t look like any other Korean restaurant in Allston. Oak tables, wicker furniture and faux-incandescent […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse