"Sex-Ed at Hogwarts,” a seminar as part of Boston University Wellness and Prevention Services' Frisky February, will imagine sexual education inside the curriculum of the famed school of wizardry on Feb. 26 in the College of Arts and Sciences. PHOTO COURTESY OF MARCELLE LOUBACK/FLICKR

“Sex-Ed at Hogwarts” gives insight into students’ chambers of secrets

If you’ve ever wondered why Harry, Ron and Hermione never had to endure awkward but necessary […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Tyler Adams, a Boston University School of Management graduate, competed in “The Amazing Race,” which will premiere Feb. 25. PHOTO COURTESY OF TYLER ADAMS

SMG alum talks teamwork in running “The Amazing Race”

When Tyler Adams, a 2010 graduate of the Boston University School of Management, signed up for […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Students began registering for a revised MCAT Wednesday which will be a longer test with more emphasis on social sciences. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLEG TEPLYUK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Revamped MCAT goes down with spoonful of social science

As of Wednesday, pre-medical students across the nation will be able to register for the revised […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Gordon Dale will lead a class on Israeli music Wednesday at Boston University Hillel. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hillel course to view Israel through its music

While the mighty competition between pen and sword is well known, some may say the flute […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Cody Lewis, a Boston University junior, began his Kickstarter in January to create American Duck patches, a parody of outerwear company Canada Goose. PHOTO BY NELSON WU/FLICKR

Patch campaign aims to pluck Canada Goose

At Boston University, duck may be the new goose. Canada Goose, a brand of extreme weather […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Alessandra Marandola, a senior in the College of Communication, poses in her apartment Wednesday. PHOTO BY BETSEY GOLDWASSER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Terriers in Tiaras: Two BU students vie for pageant crown

The beginning of the semester brings about new goals for everybody, whether educational, charitable, personal or […]

by · February 5, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Attendees view a sculpture by College of Fine Arts lecturer Kitty Wales at the Faculty Exhibition at 808 Gallery Friday night. PHOTO BY ERIN BILLINGS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

On 60th anniversary, CFA exhibition presents professors

On any given day, thousands of students on Boston University’s Charles River Campus walk past the […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
“Dear White People,” released in October, highlights race relations on college campuses. PHOTO BY ASHLEY NGUYEN/COURTESY OF ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Activist organizations want film to start conversation on race

With the high-profile deaths of unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner during the summer […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
New features will launch this week on 7 Cups of Tea, an application that connects users with a person to speak to for emotional support at any time. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY CARLY ROSE WILLING/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Revamped emotional support app promises an open ear

Asked about 7 Cups of Tea, the emotional support app he conceived and helped develop, Glen […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Men attempt to stop Kathrine Switzer as she runs the 1967 Boston Marathon as the first woman to compete as a participant with a number, inspiring the name of her new activewear brand, 261 Fearless Collection. PHOTO COURTESY OF KATHRINE SWITZER/AP FILE

Groundbreaking marathoner Kathrine Switzer dresses to progress

Writing about marathon running, Haruki Murakami coined this adage: “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” Kathrine […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight