A group of students and professors prepares to embark on a sailing trip to the Greek islands of Aegina and Poros during the 2014 Summer Study in Athens program, organized through the Boston University Philhellenes Project. PHOTO COURTESY OF LOREN SAMONS

BU Philhellenes to host first Greek Night to promote Greek culture, Athens summer study program

Every year, Boston residents gather together to cheer on runners as they race 26.2 miles from […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Members of Boston University web development club Open Web discuss their website design plans for the Public Relations Student Society of America. PHOTO COURTESY OF IVAN UVAROV

New BU club aspires to help nonprofits through web development

What started out as a motivational bribe helped kick start Boston University’s newest and only web […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Riley Driscoll (left), a sophomore in the College of Arts and Sciences, collects signatures for the Martha Coakley campaign for governor with volunteer Jessica Richards. PHOTO COURTESY OF RILEY DRISCOLL

BU students find valuable experiences on Democratic, Republican gubernatorial campaign trails

With the wide array of clubs and activities available to students at Boston University, it’s rare […]

by · November 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Following two rejections for Boston University Club Sports recognition, the unofficial Boston University women's ice hockey team plays against teams from other schools in the Independent Women's Club Hockey League. PHOTO COURTESY OF EMILY LAFOND

Unofficial BU women’s ice hockey team finds competition outside BU Club Sports

At a varsity level, both the Boston University men’s and women’s ice hockey programs have a […]

by · October 30, 2014 · 3 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Maccabeats, an all-male Jewish a cappella group that started at Yeshiva University, will perform at a charity concert in partnership with the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation and the Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House at the Alfred L. Morse Auditorium on Sunday. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE MACCABEATS

BU Hillel to host Maccabeats a cappella concert for Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation

The Boston University Florence and Chafetz Hillel House will be partnering with the Maccabeats, an all-male […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Boston University Bhangra dance team performs at a competition at Ohio State University in February. PHOTO COURTESY OF BU BHANGRA

BU Bhangra dance team to perform at Berklee concert for Oscar-winning composer Friday

The Boston University Bhangra dance team will perform alongside Academy Award winning composer A.R. Rahman at […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Emma Carroll, 6, of Cazenovia, New York, paints at the “Paint-By-Goya” interactive mural project in Copley Square Saturday, which was sponsored by Santander Bank and the Museum of Fine Arts. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Residents, tourists celebrate opening of new MFA exhibit with paint-by-numbers mural

Copley Square, complete with the historic Trinity Church and the Boston Public Library, was the temporary […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Hanna Anderson (COM ‘17) posing with her ambassador group at the College of Communication Kickoff BBQ on Sept. 1. PHOTO COURTESY OF HANNA ANDERSON

BU Student Ambassadors take different approaches to student mentoring

Autumn brings many prospective students to Boston University’s campus, creating a busy time for student ambassadors […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Rachael Edelson, a junior in Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and president of Operation Smile at Boston University, has been involved with the global Operation Smile charity since 2006. PHOTO COURTESY OF OPERATION SMILE AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Operation Smile at BU brings back annual a cappella concert for cleft lips, palates

Operation Smile at Boston University has teamed up with several a cappella groups for “Songs for […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Boston University School of Management sophomores David Szczepankiewicz (left) and Jose Godoy (right) are up-and-coming disc jockeys in the Boston club scene who perform under the monikers of Davvid and Godoii. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID SZCZEPANKIEWICZ

BU DJs Godoii, Davvid to headline Crush! University on Thursday

While a portion of the college population go through penniless internships to earn a decent spot […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight