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Sail Away

What better way to celebrate the arrival of August than with a sunset cruise through Boston Harbor aboard a sailing vessel? It’s the perfect way to beat the heat and relax after a busy day. From the deck of the beautiful Adirondack III, an 80-foot wooden gaff-rigged schooner with classic lines, you’re guaranteed to enjoy […]
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BU Today

Securing the Cloud

The Massachusetts Open Cloud (MOC), a one-of-a-kind marketplace model for customizable public cloud offerings now being built a team of researchers from BU and several other universities, may soon claim another first: a modular cybersecurity system built from smaller, separate functional components, each asserting its own security individually. As a result, the security of the […]
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Daily Free Press

Boston Fire Department responds to chemical reaction at Ingalls

Shortly after 2 p.m. on Thursday, the Boston Fire Department responded to a reported chemical reaction at 44 Cummington St., home of Boston University’s W. Bradford Ingalls Engineering Resource Center. A graduate student working in the lab had opened a container with an unidentified chemical and had a reaction upon inhalation, said BFD spokesman Steve […]
Daily Free Press
Daily Free Press

Petitions drafted in support of adjunct professor unionization

Several students, alumni and full-time professors at Boston University have launched petitions to advocate for the unionization of part-time faculty, a change they say will provide adjunct professors with greater job security, higher wages, better working conditions and a wider range of benefits. College of Engineering sophomore Declan Bowman, a member of BU’s Student Labor […]
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Putting Engineering Know-How to Work

Imagine you’re strolling through the aisles of a supermarket and just as you approach your favorite pasta sauce, a virtual “buy one, get one free” coupon for the product, redeemable at checkout, appears on your smartphone. Rather than having you page through a weekly compilation of in-store offers—that’s so 20th century—the store has delivered the […]
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Daily Free Press

Men’s basketball unveils 2014-15 schedule

The 2014-15 campaign may be considered a rebuilding year for the Boston University men’s basketball team, but the Terriers are taking no steps back in terms of their opponents. Fourth-year coach Joe Jones announced the team’s official schedule Monday, which is highlighted by a pre-season trip to Italy, several key non-conference matchups – including a […]
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Newton Superintendent Fined for Stealing a Part of Gov. Patrick's Commencement Speech

When Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick addressed Boston University's Class of 2014 in May, he urged graduates to put their smartphones and tablets aside, saying: Real human connection, the nuance of empathy and understanding, is often...
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BU Culture Shock

One Quarter Down

Just another reflection.
BU Culture Shock
BU Culture Shock

Speculations on Sunshine

Summer is the same, more or less, wherever you are. Quieter. Kinder. Slower.
BU Culture Shock
BU Culture Shock

It’s not a ****ing Allegory

Not everything needs to have a deeper meaning.
BU Culture Shock
BU Culture Shock

How I Learned to be a Girl

A.k.a. the evolution of peer pressure
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BU Culture Shock

The New Black

On being soft and scary.
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The Quad

April in Thirty Seconds

There are so many tiny, fleeting moments in life—beautiful, tragic, awkward, funny, ordinary moments. It’s hard to remember them all. That is why I’ve tasked myself with recording a second […]
The Quad
The Quad

Dreamworks Has Done it Again with ‘How To Train Your Dragon 2′

It’s always interesting to see how films tackle a sequel. There’s also the issue where they might take the formula of the original and simply add a new story to […]
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