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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
PHOTO COURTESY OF IFC FILMS

REVIEW: Things change, things stay the same in thoughtful ‘Boyhood’

Legend has it that Richard Linklater was once challenged to make a film around a conversation. […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Limoo, a newcomer to Boston University’s West Campus, is a bubble tea café by day and a bar by night. Intent on giving students a place to eat and study in a welcoming atmosphere, owner Joe Deng said Limoo is a unique experience. PHOTO BY ANNA NOVIKOVA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Limoo tea café and bar stirs up sense of community

A new year on campus brings not only new faces, but also new storefronts and eateries […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
BU, MSU researchers zero in on genetic roots in butterflies

BU, MSU researchers zero in on genetic roots in butterflies

All roads lead to Rome. Such a confident statement serves as the basis for the age-old […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
With a high return on investment, students seeking jobs are responding positively to events and services catered to helping them connect with recruiters. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA DENG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Networking options expand for Boston young professionals

It is not about what you know; it’s about who you know, or so says the […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Student Activities Consultant Madison Dinndorf (SMG '16) works with Charlotte Miller (SMG '16) and Gwen Jahnke (SED '16) to plan their event. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SAO launches improvements in light of student feedback

Following student leaders’ concerns about the Student Activities Office in spring 2014, SAO launched improvements for […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
CFA’s Undergraduate Showcase offers real world experience for art students

CFA’s Undergraduate Showcase offers real world experience for art students

A cardboard octopus looks out the 808 Gallery’s glass windows onto the Commonwealth Avenue sidewalk, as […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Approximately 11 percent of the 800 million people who live in villages in India do not have access to water purification systems. PHOTO COURTESY NATASHA WRIGHT

MIT researchers develop sustainable method for purifying salt water in India

In the search for clean drinking water, scientists and engineers have cycled through filtration, chlorination, oxidation […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Recent report reveals massive increase in data theft in Massachusetts, within education sector

Recent report reveals massive increase in data theft in Massachusetts, within education sector

There are merits to living in a more connected, digital world. With the increase in usage […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness