Features

Although they're only around for a limited time, pumpkin beers provide some spice in the chill of autumn months. PHOTO BY TIM MCGRATH/CREATIVE COMMONS

Pumpking of beers: The Muse guide to seasonal pumpkin beers for fall

With the changing of the seasons comes a change at your favorite bar. Seasonal beers are […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
FOX's new show "Gotham" revisits the Batman origin story, this time as told from the eyes of Gotham City Police Department Detective James Gordon, played by Ben McKenzie. PHOTO COURTESY OF FOX TV

REVIEW: Batman begins again with strong characters on FOX’s ‘Gotham’

Superheroes are kind of a big thing right now. They’ve already conquered the movie market and […]

by · September 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Sargent Choice Test Kitchen is a weekly event held in Student Village II where students can sample new Sargent Choice recipes such as vegetable fried rice. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students try healthy recipes, find home-away-from-home at Sargent Choice Test Kitchen

For Karen Jacobs, cooking in her Student Village II apartment at 33 Harry Agganis Way is […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Fan Boy Food Truck is a new addition to the BU dining scene, serving Asian fusion food at three different locations on campus. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

REVIEW: Not a ‘fan boy’ of new Asian campus food truck

As I walked toward the Fan Boy Food Truck location in South Campus, my stomach and […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 2 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Research shows that use of social media for the personal sale of firearms is becoming increasingly popular. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Unregulated gun markets find buyers on Reddit, Facebook

In 2011, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked Massachusetts as the third most stringent […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 16 comments · Features, InBusiness
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an X1.6 class solar flare flash in the middle of the sun on Sept 10. PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA/SDO

Recent solar storm signals mass increase in sun’s activity

A healthy distance of approximately 150 million kilometers separates the Sun and Earth, according to Universe […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
At the end of recruitment in the fall and spring, the sororities and fraternities of the Multicultural Greek Council come together to welcome new members. PHOTO COURTESY OF KAPPA DELTA PHI

Multicultural Greek Council brings cultural identity to BU Greek Life

The letters on sorority and fraternity T-shirts and sweatshirts might be from the Greek alphabet, but […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine have found that high blood pressure, which effects 1 in 3 American adults, can be combatted with a high-protein diet. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUSM findings indicate high-protein diet can lead to lower blood pressure

Protein is everywhere. It’s in that burger you had for lunch, the clam chowder you had […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Competition among emerging transportation companies is causing Boston residents to think more about cost and efficiency of rides. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ridesharing companies expand, adapt with customer demand

Ridesharing is a phenomenon that has seen a growth in popularity, notably among college students, as […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Despite having different experiences than his onscreen character, “Boyhood” star Ellar Coltrane connected to the universal ideas of growing up. PHOTO COURTESY OF IFC FILMS

INTERVIEW: Ellar Coltrane finds some of himself in his ‘Boyhood’ character

Ellar Coltrane uses a flip phone. The star of “Boyhood,” whose entire maturation process is seen […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse