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The Culinary Arts Lab within the Boston University Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy program is an elective that gives students experience in cooking through field trips, lectures and hands-on classes. PHOTO BY ANN SINGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU gastronomy program combines academia with ‘culinaria’

On an average weekday, Beth Wittenstein walks into the kitchens at 808 Commonwealth Ave. and starts […]

by · November 20, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Downtyme team members Barron Roth (ENG '16), Luke Sorenson (ENG 16), John Moore (ENG '15), Nick Sorensen (SMG '14), Darryl Johnson (ENG '17), Ben Pusey (CAS '16) and Tufts University senior Nikki Dahan placed first in the Beantown Throwdown Tuesday night. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/ DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BU startup places first in inter-collegiate tech competition

Downtyme, cofounded by Boston University College of Engineering juniors Barron Roth and Luke Sorenson, placed first […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Taylor Moore-Willis, a first-year law student at the Boston University School of Law, was crowned Miss Black Massachusetts 2015 in October and will go on to compete for the title of Miss Black USA in August 2015. PHOTO COURTESY OF TAYLOR MOORE-WILLIS

BU law student Taylor Moore-Willis on her road to Miss Black Massachusetts 2015

The words “beauty pageant” carry a lot of baggage. Thanks in part to shows like “Toddlers […]

by · November 19, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
The Boston University men's basketball team, pictured playing against Northeastern University in October 2013, will play in the Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader to benefit the American Cancer Society at the TD Garden Sunday. PHOTO BY KENSHIN OKUBO/DFP FILE PHOTO

BU in competition to raise most money for Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader basketball game

On Sunday, the Boston University men’s basketball team will not just be playing to beat Northeastern […]

by · November 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Frank Warren, founder of online community art project PostSecret, gives a presentation as part of a "PostSecret Live" event at the Harvard Cooperative Society on Nov. 3. PHOTO BY NAVRAJ NARULA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Active Minds at BU hosts PostSecret founder Frank Warren last Thursday

Frank Warren labels himself as a “trusted stranger” — and with good reason. He is the […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
A group of students and professors prepares to embark on a sailing trip to the Greek islands of Aegina and Poros during the 2014 Summer Study in Athens program, organized through the Boston University Philhellenes Project. PHOTO COURTESY OF LOREN SAMONS

BU Philhellenes to host first Greek Night to promote Greek culture, Athens summer study program

Every year, Boston residents gather together to cheer on runners as they race 26.2 miles from […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Members of Boston University web development club Open Web discuss their website design plans for the Public Relations Student Society of America. PHOTO COURTESY OF IVAN UVAROV

New BU club aspires to help nonprofits through web development

What started out as a motivational bribe helped kick start Boston University’s newest and only web […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Riley Driscoll (left), a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, collects signatures for the Martha Coakley campaign for governor with volunteer Jessica Richards. PHOTO COURTESY OF RILEY DRISCOLL

BU students find valuable experiences on Democratic, Republican gubernatorial campaign trails

With the wide array of clubs and activities available to students at Boston University, it’s rare […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Following two rejections for Boston University Club Sports recognition, the unofficial Boston University women's ice hockey team plays against teams from other schools in the Independent Women's Club Hockey League. PHOTO COURTESY OF EMILY LAFOND

Unofficial BU women’s ice hockey team finds competition outside BU Club Sports

At a varsity level, both the Boston University men’s and women’s ice hockey programs have a […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 3 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Maccabeats, an all-male Jewish a cappella group that started at Yeshiva University, will perform at a charity concert in partnership with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation and the Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at the Alfred L. Morse Auditorium on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MACCABEATS

BU Hillel to host Maccabeats a cappella concert for Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation

The Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House will be partnering with the Maccabeats, an all-male […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight