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The Boston University Bhangra dance team performs at a competition at Ohio State University in February. PHOTO COURTESY OF BU BHANGRA

BU Bhangra dance team to perform at Berklee concert for Oscar-winning composer Friday

The Boston University Bhangra dance team will perform alongside Academy Award winning composer A.R. Rahman at […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Emma Carroll, 6, of Cazenovia, New York, paints at the “Paint-By-Goya” interactive mural project in Copley Square Saturday, which was sponsored by Santander Bank and the Museum of Fine Arts. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Residents, tourists celebrate opening of new MFA exhibit with paint-by-numbers mural

Copley Square, complete with the historic Trinity Church and the Boston Public Library, was the temporary […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Hanna Anderson (COM ‘17) posing with her ambassador group at the College of Communication Kickoff BBQ on Sept. 1. PHOTO COURTESY OF HANNA ANDERSON

BU Student Ambassadors take different approaches to student mentoring

Autumn brings many prospective students to Boston University’s campus, creating a busy time for student ambassadors […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Rachael Edelson, a junior in Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and president of Operation Smile at Boston University, has been involved with the global Operation Smile charity since 2006. PHOTO COURTESY OF OPERATION SMILE AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Operation Smile at BU brings back annual a cappella concert for cleft lips, palates

Operation Smile at Boston University has teamed up with several a cappella groups for “Songs for […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University School of Management sophomores David Szczepankiewicz (left) and Jose Godoy (right) are up-and-coming disc jockeys in the Boston club scene who perform under the monikers of Davvid and Godoii. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID SZCZEPANKIEWICZ

BU DJs Godoii, Davvid to headline Crush! University on Thursday

While a portion of the college population go through penniless internships to earn a decent spot […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
All-female Boston University a cappella group, Chordially Yours, will perform two songs at the Wilbur Theatre Thursday as the opening act for Lena Dunham's book tour. PHOTO COURTESY OF CHORDIALLY YOURS

BU a cappella group Chordially Yours opens Lena Dunham’s book tour at Wilbur Theatre

When Boston University College of Communication senior Jen Gregorio heard that her all-female a cappella group, […]

by · October 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Ross Huston (COM ‘15) and Will Dowsett (COM ‘16) dub as a young girl and clown at the Liquid Fun event at Faneuil Hall Sunday. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

BU comedy group Liquid Fun performs at Faneuil Hall

The sun streamed down on a restless crowd Sunday afternoon at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Local Berklee […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez visited Boston for the first time on Thursday as part of her campaign to advocate for breast cancer awareness and celebrate the Susan G. Komen Massachusetts Race for the Cure. PHOTO COURTESY OF REGAN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP

Miss USA visits Boston in campaign to raise awareness for breast, ovarian cancer

It’s become a comfortable and ubiquitous cliché: what pageant queens lack in substance, they make up […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
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
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