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Participants perform in a music and dance show for The Nile Project Friday at the Tsai Performance Center. PHOTO BY CARLY-ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Through community of music, river of compassion surges

The spectacle of the flagship concert of The Nile Project, held Thursday after a week of […]

by · April 1, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
For alum Musto, passion something worth fighting for

For alum Musto, passion something worth fighting for

Most people associate the idea of fitness with a traditional gym, including exercise machines and personal trainers. […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University alumni created “Google Feud,” an online game that allows users to guess the most popular Google autocomplete entries. PHOTO FROM GOOGLE FEUD

Why are headlines in present tense: BU alums play the Feud, search for answers

As if Google autocompletes weren’t already entertaining enough, now there’s a game that manages to go […]

by · March 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University alternative service break participants take a break during volunteering in Hobe Sound, Florida last week. PHOTO BY MICHAEL DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To ASB coordinators, vacation not all that’s ever wanted

During spring break, many Boston University students participated in the Community Service Center’s Alternative Service Break […]

by and · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University Nutrition Club members make healthy pizza as part of National Nutrition Month. PHOTO COURTESY OF SARAH WU

With ‘healthy pizza,’ BU Nutrition Club makes eating well look easy, cheesy

As spring break comes to an end, summer rapidly approaches and the end-of-semester slump sets in, […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Features, Spotlight
Filipino-American actor Dante Basco speaks at Boston University Friday about Asians in the media. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Basco talk reveals prejudice but progress in Asian-American Hollywood

The Boston University Filipino Student Association hosted Dante Basco as their guest lecturer on Friday, opening […]

by · March 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Larry Tish and Ron Jones perform in "The Black-Jew Dialogues," a touring play hosted by Boston Univesity Hillel and Umoja Monday at the College of Arts and Sciences. PHOTO COURTESY OF LARRY TISH

“Black-Jew Dialogues” connects communities through grannies, puppets

What better way to forge connections between two American minorities than through two men dressed up […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
A Feb. 19 panel spoke about the impacts of the recent injunction on U.S. President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration. GRAPHIC BY KATELYN PILLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

In immigration injunction’s wake, panel looks at those pulled under

In light of U.S. President Barack Obama’s immigration policy woes, Boston University’s School of Law held […]

by · February 26, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
Eliza Griswold will present a talk on Afghan folk poetry Friday at Boston University's School of Theology. PHOTO FROM WIKIMEDIA

Afghan poetry talk to address art as escape

Upon hearing of a young woman’s suicide, Eliza Griswold traveled to Afghanistan with photographer Seamus Murphy […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University will host The Redstones, the College of Communication’s student film festival, in the Tsai Performance Center on Feb. 25. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Redstones finalists turn production prowess into prodigious projects

Sundance might be over for the year, but there is a new reason for film festival […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight