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It’s Hard Being a College Newspaper

For college newspapers, the route to a solvent digital future isn’t always a easy one. Though they’re run by what should be the most digitally focused generation, […]

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Boston University Could Lose the Print Version of Their Student-Run Newspaper

The stresses of figuring out how to keep the print model relevant in an age when the dissemination of information comes largely from online platforms […]

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FX President, Boston University Grad Will Give Inside Look at The Simpsons App

Update: The event has been postponed until further notice. We will update this post when a new date is scheduled for the event. Earlier: At the […]

Wellness

Study Finds Significant Health Benefits When Air Pollution is Reduced

Discussions about cutting carbon emissions often focus on environmental and climate change benefits. But a new study from researchers at the Boston University School of […]

Arts & Entertainment

BU’s All-Female A Cappella Group Will Open for Lena Dunham at the Wilbur

Meet Chordially Yours, Boston University’s all-female a cappella group that just landed themselves a killer act for next month when they’ll be the opening act […]

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Medford Resident to Returning Students: ‘Nobody Likes You’ [Updated]

Medford resident Kim Costa has something “really important” to say—and she seems to have a lot of supporters behind her—to all of the students who […]

Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Qais Akbar Omar, Author of A Fort of Nine Towers

Qais Akbar Omar’s childhood was bookended by occupations: the withdrawal of the Soviets in 1989 and the American invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. In between, […]

Wellness

Low Birth Weight, Higher Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes Link Found in African American Women

A new study published in, Diabetes Care, found that African American women who are born with a low birth weight may be at a higher risk […]

Wellness

Boston Researchers Develop Stem Cell Roadmap

Researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, and Boston University have developed CellNet, a computer algorithm which will serve as a “roadmap […]

Arts & Entertainment

Emerson, BU Make The Hollywood Reporter’s Top Film Schools List

  Since 2011, The Hollywood Reporter has ranked annually the top 25 film schools in the country. Understandably, a fair number are based in LA and NYC. […]

Arts & Entertainment

BU Band Lands Part in Whitey Bulger Biopic Black Mass

The Boston University Band is about to get their 15 minutes of fame, and it’s coming up really soon. After being approached by a production […]

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Throwback Thursday: When JFK and MLK Received Degrees from Boston University

As historical figures go, John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr. have a lot in common. They became national leaders during the 1960s, possessed […]

Arts & Entertainment

New Timelapse Shows a ‘Moving’ Portrait of Boston

When Erik Rojas came to Boston University in 2010, he didn’t have much interest in photography and videography. But by the time he graduated last […]

Wellness

Study Looks at Children Impacted by the Boston Marathon Bombings

Boston University School of Medicine has already released a study which showed how veterans were impacted by the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Now, a new study, released by the American […]

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BU’s Daily Free Press Gives It the New College Try

With the recent announcement that Boston University’s student newspaper is ditching dead trees for digital, the city’s college publications have reached a turning point. The big question is, why has Boston’s student media been stuck in the past?