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Fighting for their final breath: Participants climb 82 flights of stairs to raise money for lung cancer research

On Saturday morning, Krysta Voskowsky, along with four of her co-workers, put on T-shirts they screen-printed and headed downtown to climb 82 flights of stairs. The team didn’t climb for exercise, and the elevators to get to the 41st floor were, in fact, working. Instead, they climbed the stairs to fight the leading cancer killer: […]

Newly renovated architecture program draws in new students

Starting as an independent concentration of two students and then transforming into a major with between 45 and 50 students, architectural studies is one of the new, growing academic opportunities at BU. “We launched the program in 2012 when we thought there might be a few more people interested,” said Keith Morgan, director of the […]

Field notes from the funding cliff: Massachusetts’ autistic youth graduate with abysmal options

NOTE: The persons involved in this story chose to remain partially anonymous. David’s future could have been an easy case. The 21-year-old from Amherst was never confused about his future. He never decided to veer off his chosen track: to work on cars. He did not gravitate toward an inaccessible or risky career. He had […]

Get fit in 2014: BU programs help students meet exercise goals for the new year

With the start of the New Year, resolutions to “become a better person” and make mental and physical self-improvements are in the air. However, maintaining these resolutions prove to be more difficult than creating them. According to the University of Scranton’s study of resolution statistics, only 46 percent of resolutions were maintained after the six-month […]

Up and Running

BU students get involved with training for the 2014 Boston Marathon As temperatures drop to near or below freezing for the next few months, those who have decided to participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon are lacing up their sneakers for longer and more frequent training runs.Nick Smith, a second-year medical student, meets with Boston […]