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Oh Malô performed for The Takeover: 2nd Edition at the House of Blues Thursday night. PHOTO COURTESY OF FRITZ ROSS PRODUCTIONS

REVIEW: Local acts’ energy overtakes “Takeover”

You know that warm, fuzzy feeling that you get when you see a band that completely […]

by · March 2, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Muse
Will Smith (right) and Margot Robbie star as Nicky and Jess in “Focus,” released Friday. PHOTO FROM WARNER BROS. PICTURES

REVIEW: Tricky “Focus” too heavy on cons

A lecherous drunk at a hotel bar relentlessly goes after a beautiful blonde woman. She escapes […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Olivia Wilde (left) and Donald Glover star as Zoe and Niko in "The Lazarus Effect," released Friday. PHOTO FROM BACK TO LIFE PRODUCTIONS, LLC

REVIEW: Fresh premise can’t revive trope-heavy “Lazarus Effect”

Scientists discovered a way to make a baby the biological child of three parents. We can […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
The Dodos, an American indie rock band, consists of Logan Kroeber (left) and Meric Long. PHOTO FROM CANVAS MEDIA

INTERVIEW: Dodos’ Kroeber on fighting artistic extinction

A metalhead and an African Ewe drummer walk into a bar. The punch line? They proceed […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
(From left) Fannar Thor Arnarsson won second place, Bryan Sih won first place and Emily Sheehan won third place at the Redstones film festival at Boston University Wednesday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Redstones audience treated to diverse cast of voices, their films

Boston University’s Film and Television Department rolled out its red carpet Wednesday night for the 35th […]

by and · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
A Feb. 19 panel spoke about the impacts of the recent injunction on U.S. President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

In immigration injunction’s wake, panel looks at those pulled under

In light of U.S. President Barack Obama’s immigration policy woes, Boston University’s School of Law held […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
Tracey Wielinski is the vice president of Global Regulatory and Clinical Affairs at Insulet Corporation, which makes insulin pumps. PHOTO COURTESY OF TRACEY WIELINSKI

Insulet VP Wielinski on sugar, advice, ensuring safe device

How do you succeed in business without really trying? It’s a myth. According to Tracey Wielinski, […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Samantha Karam is a sophomore studying computer science in Boston University's College of Arts and Sciences. PHOTO BY MARY SCHLICHTE/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Women in STEM fields call for engineering earlier interest

Two decades ago, it may have been easy for one to guess a person’s major based […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Eliza Griswold will present a talk on Afghan folk poetry Friday at Boston University's School of Theology. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

Afghan poetry talk to address art as escape

Upon hearing of a young woman’s suicide, Eliza Griswold traveled to Afghanistan with photographer Seamus Murphy […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University researcher James Traniello and his team are studying the behaviors of two species of ants to understand human social behavior. PHOTO BY GEOFF GALLICE/WIKIMEDIA

BU ant team looks to societies of six legs for more on societies of two

In an increasingly connected world, further amplified by social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook and […]

by · February 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features