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City report evaluates substance addiction, recovery services in Boston

To assess the prevalence of drug abuse and addiction in the city, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh […] The post City report evaluates substance addiction, recovery services in Boston appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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What to Do This Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend, more than 37 million Americans will hit the road, thanks to a strong job market and lower gas prices. It’s expected to be the heaviest traveled Memorial Day in a decade. But for those who are staying local, Boston is a great place to spend the holiday. There are a number […]
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BU Today

Medical Campus Celebrates Promotions

Doctors can prescribe the treatment, but it’s up to their patients to follow their advice. A. Rani Elwy, a recently promoted School of Public Health associate professor of health policy and management, studies the reasons some patients seek medical help while others don’t. Elwy, who has won four SPH teaching awards and is an investigator […]
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BU Today

Putting It Together

Watch the setup, celebration, and breakdown of BU’s 142nd Commencement on Nickerson Field May 17. Time-lapse footage was recorded from the Nickerson press box from May 8 to 18, with an image saved every 10 seconds.
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Daily Free Press

Gleason steps down as softball head coach

Following a 2015 season in which the Boston University softball team failed to make the Patriot League […] The post Gleason steps down as softball head coach appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Culture Shock

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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City Council reviews 2020 Olympic agenda to plan for 2024

As part of the planning process for Boston to potentially host the 2024 Summer Olympics, the […] The post City Council reviews 2020 Olympic agenda to plan for 2024 appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU News Service

Tsarnaev Sentenced to Death

A federal jury Friday sentenced Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death, the final chapter to a brutal, emotionally exhausting trial that brought forth indelible images of an unspeakable crime.
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BU Culture Shock

Penultimate

And we're next! The post Penultimate appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 2)

A post in two parts, "Paying for Success: The Reality in America Today" takes a look at the current condition of American society and how everything done within it is completely dependent upon wealth and income. Part 1 sets the scene, addresses the evident problem of financial inequality, and explains why it has occurred. Part 2 digs deeper and provides the perspectives and thoughts of prominent sociologists on this societal issue, while explaining, in a simple way, why this all makes sense. The post Paying for Success: The Reality of America Today (Part 2) appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Remember the Magna Carta?

I didn't. The post Remember the Magna Carta? appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Little Feet, Big Dreams: A sit-down with Littlefoot

Erica Sutherland has tiny feet and big aspirations. She is the lead singer and guitarist of the sort-of-surf-punk, ’50s-and-’60s-inspired, local Boston band Littlefoot which recently played a set at TT the Bear’s Place in Cambridge. Sutherland sat down with us in her lower Allston bedroom to chat about life, music, and eerily-detailed fan art. Check out […]
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The Quad

Mitski steals the show at the Sinclair 

Boston’s favorite indie rock band Speedy Ortiz headlined at the Sinclair in Cambridge last Wednesday, but the real star of the show was the opener. Brooklyn-based artist Mitski brought the in-the-moment energy and powerful emotion that was missing from most of Speedy’s nervous performance. Drawing largely from March-released “Bury Me At Makeout Creek,” her set […]
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The Quad

Review: Daredevil

If it weren’t for references to magical hammers, iron suits, and alien invasions, Daredevil wouldn’t feel like a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The scale is too small, the stakes too personal. In comparison to Age of Ultron, Marvel’s craziest, most comic book movie yet, Daredevil is a fresh, grounded take on a familiar story. […]
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BU News Service

Composing Calligraphy: Words Inspire Music

BU senior Mo Zhao's "Splashes of Ink: A Musical Calligraphy," to showcase compositions by unconventional artist.
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BU News Service

Anti-police Brutality Movement Set to Grow in Boston

By Sharanya Pillai BU News Service Dorchester and Roxbury may see more protests against police brutality in upcoming months, according to organizers of Wednesday’s march in solidarity with Baltimore, who said that they will ramp up their presence in the inner Boston area. On Wednesday evening, activist group Mass Action Against Police Brutality led more than [...]
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BU News Service

Take A Bite Out of This Apple

Apple enthusiasts are rushing to stores for the newest Apple product – the Apple Watch. The watch launched on Friday, April 24th but many critics of the watch wonder if it will truly be successful. BU News Service reporter, Erika Matera Banoun spoke with Michael Obal, an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Manning School [...]
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