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When You’re Icarus

Sometimes I fly too high and sometimes I fall too low. TW: Suicide The post When You’re Icarus appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Low-Income Students at a Big, Expensive School

Boston University has a reputation of being an “expensive school,” along with other universities in its class like New York University, George Washington University, University of Southern California and Northeastern University. They are big schools known for their academics and research and are located in expensive cities. BU’s $1.5 billion donor-funded endowment is not nearly enough to provide […]
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A Gaggle of Geese, Part Two

Happy National Poetry Month! The post A Gaggle of Geese, Part Two appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Daily Free Press

Walk-in exhibit to raise awareness for human trafficking

The City of Boston and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh will be hosting GIFT Box, a walk-in […] The post Walk-in exhibit to raise awareness for human trafficking appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

REVIEW: San Fermin’s follow-up “Jackrabbit” equal parts nightmare, dream come true

For a band with as unitary a vision as composer/lyricist Ellis Ludwig-Leone’s for his octet San […] The post REVIEW: San Fermin’s follow-up “Jackrabbit” equal parts nightmare, dream come true appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

REVIEW: IFFBoston begins with “The End of the Tour”

After the initial announcement in late 2013 that James Ponsoldt would be making a film about […] The post REVIEW: IFFBoston begins with “The End of the Tour” appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Today

Challenging Season for BU Softball Team

The BU softball Terriers (13-24) have defied expectations all season—but not in the way they had hoped. The defending Patriot League champions entered the season as league favorite after being picked for the top spot in the preseason poll. But with 13 consecutive losses at the start of the year and a 4-8 league record, […]
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BU Today

Were We a Nation under God from the Start?

The United States remains the most religious nation in the industrialized world, according to an international survey. Yet the government’s national museum complex, the Smithsonian Institution, has never mounted an exhibition on how faith played out in the cradle of the country. Its National Museum of American History will address that omission two summers hence, […]
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BU Today

Fashion Website Wins Big at New Venture Competition

Self-proclaimed fashionista Alexandra Shadrow was tired of being ripped off by local consignment stores when she tried to sell her old clothes, and wanted to avoid listing her address on Craigslist. So three years ago Shadrow (CGS’13, COM’15) decided to create the BUtiques Facebook page to sell her shirts, jeans, and dresses exclusively to other […]
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A Change of Heart

Are we what we are? The post A Change of Heart appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Ode to Grandpa

“He recognized with authentic realism that anyone who permits another to determine the quality of his inner life gives into the hands of the other the keys to his destiny.” - Howard Thurman The post Ode to Grandpa appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

An Optimistic Take on the Future of Journalism

When she spoke at BU’s Power of Narrative Conference, former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson described the current world of journalism as a “riptide” environment, a place where even strong swimmers can be carried away from success by a freak turn of the tide. And yet, her speech, titled “Why I’m an Optimist about Long Narrative,” […]
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BU News Service

Tsarnaev Penalty Phase: Day Two

Emotional testimony in the second day of the penalty phase of the trial against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
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BU News Service

Hundreds Relay For Life

Students raise money for cancer research and treatment. BU News Service Reporter Erika Matera Banoun has the story.
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BU News Service

To Our Harassers: ENOUGH

Whistles, catcalls, groping — Many people say they are fed up with being harassed on the streets. Some of them are fighting back. BU News reporter Sharanya Pillai spoke to the organizer of a protest at the Boston Common.
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BU News Service

Commentary: Paul Hungry For A Slice Of The Koch Brothers

Jake Lukas expresses thoughts on Rand Paul’s Koch Brother submission for Time 100.
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It’s Not Easy Being Green

Any honey lover walking into Follow the Honey will undoubtedly be dazzled by the diverse and unique honeys they carry. There’s wildflower honey from a couple hours away in Deerfield, Mass. There’s honey from Oaxaca, Mexico with notes of cardamom and clove, and there’s honey made in a Hawaiian forest that could easily pass for frosting. After […]
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