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Celebrating July 4 in Boston

About 42 million Americans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend, according to the Automobile Club of America. For those staying local, celebrating the holiday in Boston offers myriad festive opportunities. We’ve put together a list of parties, concerts, sightseeing tours, and museums to choose from. It’s all topped off by the Boston Pops […]
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BU Today

Jack Eichel to Play Next Season for Buffalo Sabres

Jack Eichel, the NHL’s number two draft pick, announced yesterday that he is leaving Boston University to play professional hockey for the Buffalo Sabres. Eichel (CGS’16), who would have been a sophomore this fall, was selected by the Sabres last Friday in the first round of the 2015 NHL draft. Entering the league as a […]
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Daily Free Press

Jack Eichel signs with Buffalo Sabres, parts ways with BU

Boston University men’s hockey center Jack Eichel has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Buffalo […] The post Jack Eichel signs with Buffalo Sabres, parts ways with BU appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

Boston 2024 focuses on updated bid plans at sixth community meeting

After unveiling an updated proposal for Boston’s bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, organizing group Boston 2024 […] The post Boston 2024 focuses on updated bid plans at sixth community meeting appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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The Irish in Boston, in Song, Literature, and Politics

“You get on a boat, and you have nothing, but you still have tunes in your head,” says Sally K. Sommers Smith. She’s telling students in the course The Irish in Boston about the way Irish immigrants arrived in Boston, beginning in the 19th century, with few possessions, but a rich culture they worked fiercely to […]
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Residents gather to celebrate Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision

Following a 5-4 decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage across all 50 […] The post Residents gather to celebrate Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU News Service

Endangered Concord Toy Store to Get a Fresh Start

The Toy Shop of Concord, located in the historic town of Concord, Mass., is closing its doors after 72 years over disputes with a landlord, but don't put away the toys just yet. Christina Erne reports on the impact of its closing, and what's in store for the future of the small business.
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BU News Service

The First Miracle Worker: The Story of Laura Dewey Bridgman

A generation before Helen Keller became famous, another deafblind student and her educator made a mark on history. Today, talented deafblind students continue to fascinate scientists and educators and help us learn more about the senses and the brain.
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BU News Service

Special Report: Boston 2024

Amid divided public support and concerns about funding, the bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympic Games to Boston continues. This special report looks at the pros, the cons, and the athletes as well as the potential roles that Boston's renowned institutions of higher learning could play if the Olympic torch is lit here.
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BU News Service

Schools Eye Olympics Benefits, Drawbacks

By Keiko Talley BU News Service Although plans are up in the air, Boston-area colleges and universities are weighing the idea of their campuses being used as venues for the 2024 Summer Olympics. Schools that could play a part include Harvard University, Boston University, Tufts University, Boston College,the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Northeastern University, and the [...]
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Ceci’s Goodbye: On Community, Writing, and Doing Things

Writer and Editor-in-Chief Cecilia says goodbye to the blog that shaped her past four years. The post Ceci’s Goodbye: On Community, Writing, and Doing Things appeared first on Culture Shock.
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