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The Secret Life of Neutrinos

This story was originally published on the BU Research website. Every second, about 10 trillion neutrinos are zipping through your body. But because these ghostly particles have hardly any mass, no electric charge, and rarely interact with matter, you don’t feel a thing. Despite their tiny size—or perhaps because of it—neutrinos may have played an […]
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BU Today

National AIDS Policy Director Urges Collaboration on HIV/AIDS

Lena Lundgren felt like a “proud mama,” she said when introducing Douglas Brooks as the keynote speaker at last week’s Addiction Health Services Research Conference in Boston. Last March, President Barack Obama appointed Brooks (SSW’99) director of the Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP), which manages the US response to the AIDS epidemic. Prior to […]
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BU Today

POV: Expanding the Definition of Women at Women’s Colleges

In August, Mills College, in Oakland, Calif., announced that it would accept applications from any student who self-identifies as a woman, regardless of her sex or gender assignment at birth, becoming the first women’s college to do so. I applaud this historic decision and welcome the news that not far from Boston, Mount Holyoke College, […]
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The Quad

UROP Symposium, or These Students Are Going Places

Students, professors, and parents gathered last Friday to celebrate the work of undergrad researchers over the past summer.
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BU Culture Shock

The Professor

A tribute to someone who taught me how to write. The post The Professor appeared first on Culture Shock.
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This Boston University Student is Trying to Make a Difference One iOS App at a Time

Alexandrea Mellen developed her first iPhone application during her sophomore year at Boston University. At the time, she was building what she needed. One year and three apps later, she is focused on building what everyone else needs, dedicated...
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BU Culture Shock

Edgar Allan Poe in Boston

The author and the city have always had shaky relations. But I don't think he would've said no to a new statue immortalizing him. The post Edgar Allan Poe in Boston appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Daily Free Press

Head of the Charles Regatta celebrates 50th anniversary

The Head of the Charles Regatta celebrated its 50th anniversary on Boston’s Charles River this weekend, […] The post Head of the Charles Regatta celebrates 50th anniversary appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

American college students healthier than English counterparts, study suggests

College students in the United States are physically healthier than their counterparts in the United Kingdom, […] The post American college students healthier than English counterparts, study suggests appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

Walsh’s initiative aids in long-term search for employment

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh initiated the Office of Financial Empowerment Wednesday in an effort to address […] The post Walsh’s initiative aids in long-term search for employment appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU News Service

Harvard’s new Sexual Misconduct Policy Receives Backlash from Law Professors

More than two dozen current and former Harvard Law professors are asking the university to change their new policy. BU News Service legal correspondent John-Michael Sedor has the story.
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Your Feelings Have Feelings Too

You should feel whatever you feel, whenever you feel it. The post Your Feelings Have Feelings Too appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Moving Up the Food Chain: How “Trash Fish” Became the Main Course

By Michelle Marino With the sustainability of world fisheries under threat and heightened attention being paid to what and how we eat, fish previously on the sidelines are now getting […]
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BU Culture Shock

Simple Stories

Thoughts on simplicity in storytelling and the beauty of Richard Linklater's newest film, "Boyhood." The post Simple Stories appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU News Service

Clinton Campaigns for Coakley

Former President Bill Clinton fired up a campaign rally for Martha Coakley on Thursday. Ashely Paul and Kalie Greenberg report from Clark University in Worcester.
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BU News Service

Smooth Sailing: A Look at BU’s Team

Reporter Yasmine Robinson offers up a splashy profile of Boston University's sailing team.
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The Quad

The Making of a Fairy Tale: Stage Troupe’s “Into the Woods”

What do you get when you combine wishes, witches, and beans of ambiguous magical quality? Stage Troupe’s production of Sondheim and Lapine’s fantastical Into the Woods. The musical borrows characters from […]
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WE’VE MOVED HOUSE!

Hello, dear readers. The FreeP Blog, now known as the Now, has moved house to the Daily Free Press network. Please check us out at http://blog.dailyfreepress.com!Filed under: Uncategorized
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