The only 24-hour choreography festival in the United States, “Choreofest” returns to Boston on September 5. PHOTO COURTESY WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

PREVIEW: 24-hour choreography festival taps into Boston dance community

Most professional dance routines often take weeks, if not months, to choreograph, stage, produce and perfect. […]

by · September 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Models show off a line from Ministry of Supply at the Fashion and Retail Association's "Life in Pink" fashion show Saturday at the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Student fashion designers hold close, hold fast in casting out cancer

The Boston University Fashion and Retail Association (FAB) painted the town pink Saturday night with a […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future held “Interdisciplinary Approaches to the ‘Islamic State,’” a panel Thursday about the Islamic State. PHOTO BY OLEG TEPLYUK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston academics weigh motives, meaning of Islamic State

As part of a new digital scholarship initiative on Islamic studies, the Institute for the Study […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Portland State University professor Bruce Gilley spoke about global climate change in China and India on Thursday at the Pardee Center Seminar Room. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

Top global polluters hold key to seeing past smog, talk reveals

On the list of global polluters, China and India hold first and third, respectively, with the […]

by · April 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Jan Xi (Questrom '17) rakes leaves in Brookline Saturday for Boston University's Global Days of Service. PHOTO BY OLIVIA NADEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Global Days of Service stress giving back, if only briefly

Lemuel Herbert Murlin, the third president of Boston University, once referred to BU as “in the […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Cycling from Hopkinton to Copley

Cycling from Hopkinton to Copley

To experience this piece, begin by playing the podcast. Once you’ve started playing the podcast, click […]

The Boston Public Market announced April 7 the line up of year-round vendors who will sell locally-made products near the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Boston Public Market vendors value business opportunities

One hundred percent homegrown, the Boston Public Market has foodies’ best interests at heart. Set to […]

by · April 16, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Division of Emerging Media Studies and the Center for Mobile Communication Studies hosted an event April 8 about social media and national policy in Boston University’s College of Communication. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Social media proves viable avenue to young voters

In just over a year and a half, United States citizens will be voting for a […]

by · April 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Courtney Teixeira (CFA ‘15) and Sophia Michael (CFA ‘15) build the supports for an experimental art space they are building in the back of a moving truck, which will kick off in Boston Sunday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To CFA seniors, fostering community of artists seems mobile cause

There are over 100 institutions of higher education in the Boston area. However, this high concentration does […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore hosted a conversation Monday about censorship as part of Mugar Memorial Library's Free Speech Installation. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DFP FILE PHOTO

Censorship talk considers cases for keeping quiet, causing commotion

Libraries are essentially massive symbols of free speech: entire multi-level buildings filled with ideas, many of […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight