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Alessandra Marandola, a senior in the College of Communication, poses in her apartment Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Terriers in Tiaras: Two BU students vie for pageant crown

The beginning of the semester brings about new goals for everybody, whether educational, charitable, personal or […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Marci Sapers is a marketing specialist and advisor for several companies including Staples and P&G. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARCI SAPERS

Marketing maven Marci Sapers speaks on breaking into business

Marci Sapers has had quite the career, with 25 years of brand building, strategic planning and […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Attendees view a sculpture by College of Fine Arts lecturer Kitty Wales at the Faculty Exhibition at 808 Gallery Friday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

On 60th anniversary, CFA exhibition presents professors

On any given day, thousands of students on Boston University’s Charles River Campus walk past the […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
"Trip App" won the Best New App award at this year's Global Appathon Saturday at Boston University. PHOTO COURTESY OF CHRIS YIP

Under new management, Appathon stronger than ever

Boston University’s Global App Initiative brought back the Global Appathon, a 12-hour mobile-themed hackathon, Saturday. Hackathons […]

Dr. Dog performs at the House of Blues Saturday night. PHOTO BY AMANDA LUCIDI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Dr. Dog brings matching shoes to House of Blues

In 18-degree weather, a crowd of eager fans willingly stood outside on a Saturday night. That […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
In “Black or White”, released Friday, Kevin Costner (left) and Octavia Spencer (right) fight over their granddaughter. PHOTO COURTESY OF RELATIVITY MEDIA

REVIEW: ‘Black’ Friday – Costner and Spencer shine, Law sinks

At first glance, the title and concept of Mike Binder’s drama “Black or White” may seem […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
A study published Jan. 22 by the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences found that Boston methane gas infrastructure loses 15 billion cubic feet of gas per year. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY AND SHIVANI PATEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Wicked Leaky: New study finds flaws in aging Mass. methane pipes

Beneath the ground people walk on is a large network of pipes. These pipes, out-of-sight and […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Mae Whitman (left) stars with Bella Thorne (right) in “The DUFF,” a comedy that will be released Feb. 20. PHOTO COURTESY OF GUY D’ALEMA

INTERVIEW: “The DUFF” cast on crushing high school stereotypes

Regardless of their individual experiences, most American adults are likely to share one thought: high school […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, Uncategorized
“Dear White People,” released in October, highlights race relations on college campuses. PHOTO BY ASHLEY NGUYEN/COURTESY OF ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Activist organizations want film to start conversation on race

With the high-profile deaths of unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner during the summer […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Spotzer, an app which finished its first round of funding this month, hopes to change the way visitors experience museums such as the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. PHOTO BY FALON MORAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston start-up Spotzer aims to sync mobile with Monet

Digesting visual art, from cubist Picasso to dancey Degas, takes work. Developing artistic taste can beg […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness