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Veteran Broadway Team Endows Musical Theatre Program

For nearly a quarter of a century, producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley have been the toast of Broadway, winning nine Tony Awards between them, including this year’s Tony for Best Musical for A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder. They’ve also been generous supporters of BU’s College of Fine Arts. Lane (CFA’73) cochairs […]
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BU Today

Celebrating the Bard at Breakneck Speed

As Polonius said in the second act of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet, “Brevity is the soul of wit.” In their latest production, the Hub Theatre Company of Boston is clearly taking the line—now a familiar idiom—seriously. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) is a 90-minute comedy that, with only three actors on stage, manages to […]
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BU Today

Graphic Novels 101

Laura Jiménez is an “expert reader” of graphic novels, though until graduate school she had never read one—much less read one with expertise. A book-length story narrated through text and illustration, a graphic novel “looks like a book and smells like a book, and you can flip the pages,” says Jiménez, a School of Education […]
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Daily Free Press

Boston Marathon bombing suspect’s friend found guilty of obstruction of investigation

A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, was convicted Monday of obstructing investigation into the terrorist attack that killed 3 people and injured more than 260 during the 2013 Boston Marathon. After about 14 hours of deliberations over three days, a 12-member jury in the U.S. District Court in South Boston found former […]
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Daily Free Press

Taj McWilliams-Franklin named women’s basketball assistant coach

New Boston University women’s basketball coach Katy Steding added yet another prestigious assistant coach to her staff Thursday with the announcement that Taj McWilliams-Franklin will join her on the sidelines this upcoming season. “I am so proud to add Taj to our staff here at BU,” Steding said in a statement. “She is a person […]
Daily Free Press
Daily Free Press

Men’s Lacrosse reveals Class of 2018

There will be 19 new faces when the Boston University men’s lacrosse team takes the field for its second season come springtime. The Terriers welcomed their new class of recruits Monday, comprised of 16 freshman and three transfers from schools around the country. BU (2-12, 2-6 Patriot League) struggled with its youth and inexperience last […]
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BU Culture Shock

One Quarter Down

Just another reflection.
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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.
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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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