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Not Just a House, But a Home

Not Just a House, But a Home

Cooperative housing draws in students interesting in community bonding. On a typical Wednesday night, the girls […]

by · October 18, 2011 · 2 comments · Spotlight, Weeklies
Local farms offer fall adventures

Local farms offer fall adventures

It’s that time of year again. October brings chilly weather, Halloween, and most importantly, the start […]

by · October 4, 2011 · 0 comments · Spotlight, Weeklies
No Hate, No Hazing

No Hate, No Hazing

In October of 2010, a Radford University student passed away from acute ethanol poisoning in what […]

by · September 20, 2011 · 0 comments · Spotlight
Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

While many students spend the first day in a new class reviewing a syllabus, students in […]

by · September 12, 2011 · 1 comment · Spotlight, Weeklies

The campus is a-changin’: This fall, students will have to reacquaint themselves with BU thanks to new course additions, campus construction and culinary expansion

Keeping with its constantly changing atmosphere, Boston University administators stayed busy implementing a number of changes […]

by · September 6, 2011 · 1 comment · Spotlight, Weeklies

Summer in the City

With summer almost here, students staying in Boston will find that many student activities and clubs are shut down, except for those available to orientation sessions. While summer students might not find much entertainment on campus, some are taking advantage of the volunteer and orientation activities at Boston University, as well as entertainment and other events open to Boston locals.

Echoing the Silence

Students gather in silence to remind the Boston University campus of the oppression of LGBT teens

Dirty Little Secrets: Active Minds brings PostSecret to BU to help students express anonymous confessions

Anyone walking into Warren Towers, Sleeper Hall or the Fitness and Recreation Center is sure to […]

by · April 12, 2011 · 2 comments · Spotlight, Weeklies

Breaking the Silence

Before 1980, there was no law against spousal rape. In court, rape and sexual assault victims in the United States were forced to reveal their sexual history when their case was considered, potentially condemning their testimony. Rapists could not be convicted unless there was a witness to the actual incident to testify in court. While the rise of second-wave feminism in the 1970s and 1980s gave way to legal reform and raised awareness of sexual assault and rape, some Boston University students said they are still shocked by the frequency of such incidents on campus.

by · March 23, 2011 · 0 comments · Spotlight, Weeklies

Dropping the F-bomb

On the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, Boston University’s digital daily BU Today ran a story […]