Courtney Teixeira (CFA ‘15) and Sophia Michael (CFA ‘15) build the supports for an experimental art space they are building in the back of a moving truck, which will kick off in Boston Sunday. PHOTO BY DANIEL GUAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To CFA seniors, fostering community of artists seems mobile cause

There are over 100 institutions of higher education in the Boston area. However, this high concentration does […]

by · April 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore hosted a conversation Monday about censorship as part of Mugar Memorial Library's Free Speech Installation. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRIAN SONG/DFP FILE PHOTO

Censorship talk considers cases for keeping quiet, causing commotion

Libraries are essentially massive symbols of free speech: entire multi-level buildings filled with ideas, many of […]

by · April 8, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
American Enterprise Institute Scholar Christina Hoff Sommers speaks at “Freedom Feminism: The Best Way Forward in the Gender Wars” Monday at the Boston University School of Law. PHOTO BY MAE DAVIS/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

LAW panel posits new future for ‘Freedom Feminism”

In light of outspoken feminist Christina Hoff Sommers’ recent book, “Freedom Feminism: Its Surprising History and Why […]

by · April 2, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
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