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Groping Suspect Arrested, Charged with Rape

Boston police have arrested and charged an Allston man with indecent assault and battery in connection with the gropings of two women with BU connections earlier this month. The same man, Steven Lent, 26, has also been charged with raping a non-BU affiliate last August 14 and with indecent assault and battery of a BU student, […]
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BU Today

Huntington Closes Season with Drama about Bullying

In playwright A. Rey Pamatmat’s after all the terrible things I do, wannabe writer Daniel moves back to his Midwest hometown after college in hopes of completing a novel. He applies for a job at Linda’s bookstore, in part because he liked going there as a boy. But as he and Linda talk—about literature and […]
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BU Today

Do the Lindy Hop

Want to relive the roaring 20s and dance to the music of the Jazz Age? Head over to MIT’s Stratton Student Center tonight for free swing dance lessons, followed by a dance. Novices and experienced dancers alike will perform the Charleston, the jitterbug, and the freestyle moves characteristic of the Lindy Hop. Lindy Hop, a […]
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Daily Free Press

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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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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Daily Free Press

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 […]
The Quad
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.
BU News Service
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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