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Drop it like it’s hot: under pressure, Bank of America ditches $5 debit card fee

Just months after announcing a new $5 monthly charge for debit cards, Bank of America Corp. caved and eliminated the charge after an onslaught of complaints from customers. But will Boston University students still remain loyal to the popular Bank of America – or will they take their money elsewhere? School of Management senior Patrick […]

Boston’s hand in the mobile market

With the growing popularity of the smartphone market, millions of consumers find their cell phones convenient guides to everyday life. According to the Pew Research Center, about 35 percent of American adults own a smartphone. These phones utilize a wide variety of applications, or “apps,” programs that help users perform specific tasks. With nearly 1.5 […]

Netflix’s shaking empire

Netflix’s once-pristine image is now suffering due to a slew of changes within the company and the DVD realm itself. Until Sept. 1 of this year, Netflix offered DVD rentals and unlimited video streaming for as little as $9.99 a month for subscribers. But now, those options are sold separately. Netflix’s unlimited streaming-only plan remains […]

Reputation nation

What is the meaning behind a “U.S. News and World” college ranking at number 53? Your call, BU.   Boston University just got its report card. “U.S. News and World Report” released its National University Rankings on Sept. 14, placing BU at spot number 53, tied with Fordham University – a three spot improvement from last […]

Post-grad: the highs and lows of life after BU

Donning the graduation cap and gown last spring was, for many college seniors, symbolic of the beginning of adulthood. But given the economic climate and its toll on the job market, graduation ceremonies have become less than joyous occasions. College of Communication graduate student Mary Kate Joyce now lives in Manhattan and is a fulltime […]