Students for Justice in Palestine celebrated Palestinian Cultural Night Friday in the Metcalf Trustee Ballroom. PHOTO COURTESY STUDENTS FOR JUSTICE IN PALESTINE

Palestinian Cultural Night showcases unique dancing, food and lots of laughter

The Metcalf Trustee Ballroom, located on the ninth floor of 1 Silber Way, is adorned with […]

by · November 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Jerry Abramson, Deputy Assistant to the President and White House Director of Intergovernmental Affairs speaks to students Tuesday at the Trustees Center about how urban innovation is shaping national policy. PHOTO BY MADI GOLDMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Supplemental lectures enhance students’ learning

With a single glance at Boston University’s expansive calendar of events, one can be sure to […]

by · November 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
CIRCA, Opus with the Debussy String Quartet, a group that combines acrobatics and a string quartet to the music of Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, performed this weekend at the Citi Shubert Theatre. PHOTO COURTESY JUSTIN NICHOLAS

Circa’s “Opus” performance flies to astonishing heights

With poise and unbelievable strength, 14 acrobats used their bodies to twist, flip, fly and illustrate […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
Nicholas Mirzoeff, professor of media, culture and communication at New York University, delivered a lecture on visual commons of the #BlackLivesMatter movement at the Harvard Art Museums Thursday. PHOTO COURTESY NICHOLAS MIRZOEFF

#BlackLivesMatter lecture urges universal freedom

Racial conversations have historically been present in the United States since the founding of our country, […]

by · November 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
“JACKED,” a graffiti art show presented by David Taylor (DS7) and Charles Win (Shread15) took place on Nov. 7 at Warehouse XI. PHOTO COURTESY OLIVIA NADEL

Graffiti makes cultural comeback at Somerville art show

One morning in April 2013, David Taylor, known as DS7, stopped by The Chelsea, a gallery […]

by · November 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The b.good Burger Brigade Dine ’n Dash allowed runners to donate to charity and eat one meal across the four b.good locations. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

b.good v. good at promoting local food, sustainable living

Nathalie Hernandez, a sophomore at Berklee College of Music, donned her running shoes and dashed from […]

by · November 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The "Double Entendres” exhibit is held in the Lens Gallery from Nov. 6 to 21. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Art gallery juxtaposes cultural depictions of traditional past, technological present

Would Michelangelo have posted on Instagram if he were alive today, or would Andy Warhol’s self-portraits […]

by · November 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Religious organizations such as BU Hillel help to ease the transition for students wishing to celebrate holidays away from home. PHOTO COURTESY ROANOKE COLLEGE/FLICKR

Religious campus organizations support students in celebrating holidays away from home

As the weather gets cooler and tree branches become bare, the holiday season starts to arrive. […]

by · November 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Steve Kornacki is a Boston University alumnus and a political reporter for MSNBC. PHOTO COURTESY STEVE KORNACKI

INTERVIEW: MSNBC host Steve Kornacki on intriguing relationship between politics and media

The first election Steve Kornacki followed was the 1990 Massachusetts gubernatorial race between John Silber and […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Marsh Chapel's Global Ministries Department and the Boston University Mexican Student Association celebrated the Dia de los Muertos on Nov. 1. PHOTO COURTESY PABLO RODRIGUEZ

Dia de los Muertos celebration supports cultural community on campus

Mexican communities around the world began celebrating “Dia de los Muertos,” or the Day of the […]

by · November 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight