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Tracing Our Roots

Rose Abramoff believes that to learn more about the air we breathe, we must venture underground. Once a month, she hikes into 3,500 acres of protected forest in Central Massachusetts, brushing away fallen branches and leaves and digging through rich soil to uncover her subject of interest: plant roots. Abramoff (GRS’15), a biology doctoral student, […]
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BU Today

At Airbnb, Where Every Stay Is Above Average

On Airbnb, the hosts are uniformly great, the apartments amazing, the locations ideal. Even the dogs attached to the properties are cute and sweet. At least, that’s the impression you get from browsing reviews on the hugely popular online accommodations rental platform. Founded in 2008 by three friends who had air mattresses and a hefty […]
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BU Today

BU to Offer Three Year JD/MBA degree

Beginning in September, Boston University will join the ranks of Cornell, Yale, Penn, Columbia and a handful of other schools offering an accelerated three-year joint JD/MBA degree program. BU currently offers a dual degree that can be completed in four years. The new program will allow students to earn both degrees in just seven semesters, […]
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BU News Service

BU Business School Renamed

BU's School of Management was renamed the Questrom School of Business in honor of Allen and Kelli Questrom who donated a record $50 million to the school. Xin Jin reports.
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BU Culture Shock

More Like OkStupid

What OKC positively (but momentarily) did for my love life, it did the exact opposite (twofold) for my mental health. The post More Like OkStupid appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Fifty Shades of Unhealthy Relationships

For a second I thought maybe Fifty Shades of Grey was fine, and then I used my brain. The post Fifty Shades of Unhealthy Relationships appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Daily Free Press

Obama, Biden among speakers at Ted Kennedy Institute dedication

U.S. President Barack Obama, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and First Lady Michelle Obama were among […] The post Obama, Biden among speakers at Ted Kennedy Institute dedication appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

EDITORIAL: TIDAL won’t make waves

On Monday morning, several artists, including Kanye West, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj and Beyoncé, changed their Twitter […] The post EDITORIAL: TIDAL won’t make waves appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

Mallory Collins “could become one of the best to ever play at BU”

Redshirt junior attack Mallory Collins led the way with four goals Saturday to bring the Boston […] The post Mallory Collins “could become one of the best to ever play at BU” appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU News Service

Obama Headlines Dedication of Kennedy Institute

President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Vice President Joe Biden headlined a high-powered guest list at the dedication of the Edward M. Kennedy Institute.
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BU Culture Shock

North Korea: The Underground Revolution

Using the power of media to empower change in North Korea. The post North Korea: The Underground Revolution appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU Culture Shock

Struttin’ Down Notting Hill

Looking around, I was moved by liveliness and life. I became even a bigger fan of markets, markets full of food, fun, and stories. The post Struttin’ Down Notting Hill appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU News Service

BU Hockey Makes Frozen Four For First Time since 2009

By Ethan Leavitt BU News Service MANCHESTER, N.H. – The Boston University men’s hockey team has the chance to lift a third trophy in TD Garden. The Terriers punched their ticket to the Frozen Four thanks to a power-play goal by senior Evan Rodrigues in the final three minutes of regulation, lifting BU to a [...]
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BU News Service

Opposition to Boston Olympics Mounts

Boston 2024 has been working hard at bringing the Olympics to Boston, but the people of Boston don't seem to be on board.
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The Quad

BU Hosts the ICCA

By Maritt Nowak You may have seen “Pitch Perfect,” but what’s the real story on collegiate a cappella? We have a lot of outstanding a cappella groups performing at BU, and three of them were represented as hosts and competitors in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella Northeastern quarterfinals this year. You may remember […]
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The Quad

Upcoming: Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts at Brighton Music Hall

First, Scott Weiland was the frontman and lyricist of Stone Temple Pilots, known for “Plush,” “Interstate Love Song,” and “Sour Girl.” Then, he was part of Velvet Revolver, with “Slither,” “Fall to Pieces,” and “The Last Fight.” He has been making music since 1992. He has two Grammy awards and has over 45 million records […]
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