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POV: Prayers of Thanks

On this Thanksgiving you may want to pause to utter a word of thanks. You may be asked or assigned the job, as your family gathers. What will you say? In case you are looking for such a prayer, here a couple of my favorites. They are broadly universal in spirit and tone. They are […]
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CFA Presents Britten’s War Requiem

Juxtaposing the incisive antiwar verse of English World War I poet and soldier Wilfred Owen with Latin text from the Catholic requiem Mass, Benjamin Britten’s War Requiem, first performed in 1962, continues to be a stirring reminder of the cost of military conflicts everywhere and the epic losses Owen’s poetry memorializes and laments. BU’s College […]
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BU Today

Provost Celebrates Students for Top Honors

On the Saturday of Parents’ Weekend, University Provost Jean Morrison recognized 38 students as the winners of prestigious national and University-wide awards during a ceremony and reception in the Castle. “It is among our great privileges as educators to recognize the outstanding work our students are performing both in their classrooms and communities,” Morrison says. […]
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Harvard Vs Yale – The Game

The Harvard Crimson beat the Yale Bulldogs 31-24 to lift the Ivy League title  in the college football’s oldest rivalry amidst a sellout crowd of more than 31,000 spectators at Harvard Stadium on Saturday. (Photo by: Pankaj Khadka/BUNS)
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Daily Free Press

Power play improves in No. 2/3 BU’s convincing win over UConn

HARTFORD, Connecticut — Head coach David Quinn might have summed it up best when he discussed […] The post Power play improves in No. 2/3 BU’s convincing win over UConn appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

No. 2/3 Terriers hold off University of Connecticut for perfect weekend

HARTFORD, Connecticut — After the No. 2/3 Boston University men’s hockey team staved off a third-period […] The post No. 2/3 Terriers hold off University of Connecticut for perfect weekend appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Eichel’s 2 points pave way to BU’s overtime victory over Maine

When No. 2/3 Boston University men’s hockey freshman defenseman Brandon Fortunato left the puck behind the […] The post Eichel’s 2 points pave way to BU’s overtime victory over Maine appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Culture Shock

A Case for Justice

The story of how slavery re-emerged in the United States following the Civil War and lasting until World War II. The post A Case for Justice appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

The Secret Language of Apologies

#sorrynotsorry The post The Secret Language of Apologies appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Former Bruin Andrew Raycroft Finds Home In The Hockey East

Just a little over a decade ago, Andrew Raycroft was one of the most recognizable sports figures in Boston. A starting goaltender for the Bruins, Raycroft backstopped the B’s to the second-best record in the Eastern Conference during the 2003-04 season, earning the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie in the process. This past [...]
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BU News Service

United States Immigration Updates

Thursday may be THE day for millions of undocumented immigrants in the United States.
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BU Culture Shock

Why don’t I know?!

"Read it; it's very worth reading. You might actually learn something about China," said my professor in a casual manner. The post Why don’t I know?! appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Life is Funny

I used to not like the way... The post Life is Funny appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Bringing it Home with Baseball

A tribute to baseball and home. The post Bringing it Home with Baseball appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

From Books to Blockbusters: Sacrifices for Screenplays

Upon hearing a book is being adapted into a film, most fans go into a frenzy. Questions of whether it will be as good, who will star in it and how the directors will change it circulate the Internet and the minds of those invested. Yet what goes unnoticed is the process that precedes the […]
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The Quad

A Weekend in the Berkshires

Last weekend, some friends and I decided to escape the city and explore the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts while there was still some fall foliage to enjoy. And once we got our hands on a car, it was surprisingly easy to get there. After months in the city with little green space or fresh air, you may […]
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Editor Offers Tips on Covering Tragedies

Boston Globe editor Jennifer Peter offered tips on covering a disaster to Boston University journalism students, drawing on her experience guiding the Globe's Pulitzer-winning coverage of the 2013.
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How ‘Good’ Is Your Porn?

Would you believe around 50 strangers spent a Wednesday night watching porn together in CGS’s Jacob Sleeper Auditorium? That’s exactly what happened when Megan Andelloux, a certified sexologist and sexuality educator, held a conversation-style workshop and challenged students to think critically about porn during “Oh Megan! NSFW: Is All Porn Created Equal?,” hosted by BU […]
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