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Ross Huston (COM ‘15) and Will Dowsett (COM ‘16) dub as a young girl and clown at the Liquid Fun event at Faneuil Hall Sunday. PHOTO BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

BU comedy group Liquid Fun performs at Faneuil Hall

The sun streamed down on a restless crowd Sunday afternoon at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Local Berklee […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Miss USA 2014 Nia Sanchez visited Boston for the first time on Thursday as part of her campaign to advocate for breast cancer awareness and celebrate the Susan G. Komen Massachusetts Race for the Cure. PHOTO COURTESY OF REGAN COMMUNICATIONS GROUP

Miss USA visits Boston in campaign to raise awareness for breast, ovarian cancer

It’s become a comfortable and ubiquitous cliché: what pageant queens lack in substance, they make up […]

by · October 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Sargent Choice Test Kitchen is a weekly event held in Student Village II where students can sample new Sargent Choice recipes such as vegetable fried rice. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Students try healthy recipes, find home-away-from-home at Sargent Choice Test Kitchen

For Karen Jacobs, cooking in her Student Village II apartment at 33 Harry Agganis Way is […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
At the end of recruitment in the fall and spring, the sororities and fraternities of the Multicultural Greek Council come together to welcome new members. PHOTO COURTESY OF KAPPA DELTA PHI

Multicultural Greek Council brings cultural identity to BU Greek Life

The letters on sorority and fraternity T-shirts and sweatshirts might be from the Greek alphabet, but […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Student Activities Consultant Madison Dinndorf (SMG '16) works with Charlotte Miller (SMG '16) and Gwen Jahnke (SED '16) to plan their event. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

SAO launches improvements in light of student feedback

Following student leaders’ concerns about the Student Activities Office in spring 2014, SAO launched improvements for […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
CFA’s Undergraduate Showcase offers real world experience for art students

CFA’s Undergraduate Showcase offers real world experience for art students

A cardboard octopus looks out the 808 Gallery’s glass windows onto the Commonwealth Avenue sidewalk, as […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
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
GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

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