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Apps like Downtyme and GoBe are helping students connect on campuses like Boston University. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Apps from Boston University students encourage face-to-face communication

Students are criticized today more than ever for their dependence on phones, tablets and laptops. Facebook […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
College of General Studies sophomore Jane Lu poses with the Parisian skyline. PHOTO COURTESY OF JANE LU

Study abroad broadens horizons for BU students

The enticing lure of travel attracts many of Boston University’s students to consider studying in a […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
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Students Helping Honduras gives BU students perspective on education crisis

Wooden desks. A chalkboard. Chairs. Traces of pencil lead. Loose paper scattered around the room. Clean […]

by · September 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Some of the new faces at SPLASH this year include BUST-UP, Off the Cuff Magazine, BU Racing, Club Managers Association of America, BU Public Markets Investing Group and Boston University Statistics Club. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New school year brings new student groups to campus

There are student organizations on Boston University’s campus for nearly everyone’s passion, from recreational activities and […]

by · September 3, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight

It’s a dog’s life: The Daily Free Press peers inside the masked world of BU’s favorite dancing dog

The first one to skate in Agganis Arena before a hockey game, he strides in with […]

Feline frenzy: Ellen Gifford animal shelter is cat’s meow in Allston area

Feline frenzy: Ellen Gifford animal shelter is cat’s meow in Allston area

The Ellen Gifford Cat Shelter has existed for over 130 years and it is the first […]

Belly laughs for empty stomachs: Liquid Fun raises money for Greater Boston Food Bank

Belly laughs for empty stomachs: Liquid Fun raises money for Greater Boston Food Bank

This past weekend, Boston University comedy improvisation group Liquid Fun hosted its 9th annual 24-Hour Comedy […]

B. Hynz up front: Student drag queen relinquishes crown

B. Hynz up front: Student drag queen relinquishes crown

In the center of a confetti-strewn stage at a club with upbeat music blaring in the […]

Feminist activists celebrate Women’s Rights Movement

Feminists of all ages held hands and swayed to the melody of Kristin Lem’s youthful voice […]

With help from innovators, BU earns recognition as top research university

Boston University is home to many researchers who specialize in subjects ranging from planet formation, such […]