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Timeless

Smeared golden light. Rain on the pavement. The hush of night. The post Timeless appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Special Report: Tsarnaev on Trial

Opening statements are slated to begin today in the long-awaited federal trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Check back for updates from BU News Service.
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Daily Free Press

Panel discusses Selma 50th anniversary, Ferguson

A panel of theologians convened Tuesday in Boston University’s School of Theology to reflect on the […] The post Panel discusses Selma 50th anniversary, Ferguson appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

EDIT: A Private Nightmare

It’s a horrific scene, one all too familiar but also straight out of your worst nightmares: […] The post EDIT: A Private Nightmare appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

RILEY: North and South

Before starting my freshman year at Boston University, I had to make the most immense move […] The post RILEY: North and South appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Today

New Vision of the Final Frontier

Merav Opher isn’t afraid of boundaries. In a field dominated by men years her senior, she has navigated age and gender barriers to become a College of Arts & Sciences associate professor of astronomy, director of the Center for Space Physics, and the only female investigator on NASA’s Voyager spacecraft mission. Now she’s aiming at a […]
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BU Today

Student-Run Campaign Focuses on Sexual Assault Response

A student-run campaign and website called This Is NOT OK Boston, launched last month by Boston University’s Center for Gender, Sexuality, and Activism, is seeking to organize and promote the sexual assault response and prevention work done by survivors, activists, and organizations in the Boston area working to “create safe(r) spaces in our community.” This Is […]
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BU Today

Speaking, Cooking and Singing in Zulu

The daughter of missionaries, Beth Restrick grew up in South Africa, Swaziland, and Mozambique, where she learned to speak miscellaneous words in a swirl of native languages as well as colonial Portuguese. But it wasn’t until she arrived at BU as full-time director of the African Studies Library that she learned to converse properly in […]
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Sports vs. Brains

We enjoy watching brains turn into mush. The post Sports vs. Brains appeared first on Culture Shock.
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To Thank or Not to Thank

Today I called the customer service line for a company and spoke with a robot. The post To Thank or Not to Thank appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Live Review: Sleater-Kinney at the House of Blues

In my review of Sleater-Kinney’s triumphant reunion album “No Cities to Love,” I mentioned that I wasn’t worried about it. I wasn’t worried that it would be a bad or mediocre album. I didn’t get the feeling that I get whenever, say, The Smashing Pumpkins gear up for a new release. Sleater-Kinney is too talented […]
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Choose Your Own Adventure: College

What if you had made a different choice? The post Choose Your Own Adventure: College appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Student Employees Burdened by MBTA Closings

By Olivia Costanzo The suspension of MBTA services due to record-breaking snowfall last month left Boston University students and employees without a means of transportation and with fewer shifts. Anna Kemper (’17 COM) is a sales associate at the outerwear store Ibex on Newbury Street. She is required to go to work, regardless if the MBTA […]
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A Little Bit of Italy

The North End library will always remain, small and humble, always ready to remind the neighborhood of its Italian roots. The post A Little Bit of Italy appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU News Service

Last Call for Restaurant Damaged in Marathon Bombing

Forum, the Boylston street restaurant which had reopened after being heavily damaged in the Boston Marathon bombings closed its doors for the final time after a rent increase.
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BU News Service

BU Womens Hockey Punch Ticket to WHEA Semifinals

The BU womens hockey team knew they’d get their best from Vermont Saturday afternoon at Walter Brown Arena, with the Catamounts one loss away from their season ending.
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BU News Service

Environmentalists React to Plan to Dump Snow in Boston Harbor

Environmentalists speak about Mayor Walsh's proposal to dump snow in Boston's harbor.
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Love at the MFA: True Love, Broken Hearts and Everything in Between  

“If I were to walk to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston/Well, first I’d go to the room where they keep the Cézanne/But if I had by my side a girlfriend/Then I could look through the paintings/I could look right through them/Because I’d have found something that I understand.”—“Girlfriend” by the Modern Lovers The […]
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