Daily Free Press

BU students speak out against African Presidential Center closure

Boston University students gathered Monday night at a town hall meeting hosted by the People of […] The post BU students speak out against African Presidential Center closure appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
Daily Free Press
Daily Free Press

Defense shifts focus to Tamerlan in opening statements

Since March 5, the focus of the trial of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been — unsurprisingly so […] The post Defense shifts focus to Tamerlan in opening statements appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
Daily Free Press
Daily Free Press

EDITORIAL: Professor failing entire class unfair, unethical

Finals are fast approaching here at Boston University, and you know what that means: we are […] The post EDITORIAL: Professor failing entire class unfair, unethical appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
Daily Free Press
BU Today

Economist Raymond Fisman to Join BU Faculty

BU’s newest economics professor has garnered a lot of attention for parking tickets. Not tickets Raymond Fisman received himself, but those in his much-cited 2006 study showing that UN diplomats from countries with a reputation for corruption, as well as anti-American sentiment, get more parking tickets than diplomats from countries that are considered less corrupt, like […]
BU Today
BU Today

Reclaiming a Common Language

Imagine if the Irish refused to read James Joyce because he wrote in English, the tongue of the colonizer. Imagine if French historians willfully ignored ancient accounts of Gaul, because they were written in Latin, language of the invading Roman legions. To a great extent, that is the attitude informing today’s cultural and educational climate […]
BU Today
BU Today

Want to Be the Next Ari Gold?

Hollywood came to Boston last Friday when Randi Siegel, a Hollywood agent and entertainment executive, spoke to students about what it’s like to work as a manager or agent in the entertainment business. In seminars presented by the College of Communication, Questrom School of Business, and BU in LA program, Siegel addressed approximately two dozen […]
BU Today
BU Culture Shock

On the Incomprehensibility of Research

If research was presented in a more simplistic and less academically reserved way, more of society would be able to read, understand, and benefit from the scientific knowledge and discovery. The post On the Incomprehensibility of Research appeared first on Culture Shock.
BU Culture Shock
The Quad

Why the Star Wars Trailer is Magic

“Star Wars” is the first thing I can remember liking. I can only guess how I was introduced to “Star Wars” — I figure it was through my parents who, like anyone alive and watching movies in 1977, are “Star Wars” fans — but the series has been drilled into my brain as a wonderful, pleasure-inducing […]
The Quad
BU News Service

VIDEO: Hundreds of Nepalis Gather at Boston Vigil

Video: The Nepali community gathered to remember those affected by the earthquake as the death toll continued to rise in their home country.
BU News Service
BU Culture Shock

Thinking of Nepal

But if you can dance with joy on a dark night without electricity, there's nothing you can't do. This earthquake can't destroy you, for there's always hope. You believe in hope, don't you? The post Thinking of Nepal appeared first on Culture Shock.
BU Culture Shock
BU News Service

Boston Vigil for Nepal Earthquake Draws Hundreds

Members of the Nepali community gathered in Copley Square to remember those lost in the earthquake in their native country.
BU News Service
BU News Service

Nepal: When Nightmares Turn Real

BU News Service’s photo editor, Pankaj Khadka, is a native of Nepal. In this essay he shares his reflections on the tragic earthquake that has devastated his country.
BU News Service
BU News Service

Nepal Quake Updates

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal early Saturday, killing hundreds. Follow this page of updates via social media for the latest.
BU News Service
BU Culture Shock

When You’re Icarus

Sometimes I fly too high and sometimes I fall too low. TW: Suicide The post When You’re Icarus appeared first on Culture Shock.
BU Culture Shock
The Quad

Low-Income Students at a Big, Expensive School

Boston University has a reputation of being an “expensive school,” along with other universities in its class like New York University, George Washington University, University of Southern California and Northeastern University. They are big schools known for their academics and research and are located in expensive cities. BU’s $1.5 billion donor-funded endowment is not nearly enough to provide […]
The Quad
The Quad

An Optimistic Take on the Future of Journalism

When she spoke at BU’s Power of Narrative Conference, former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson described the current world of journalism as a “riptide” environment, a place where even strong swimmers can be carried away from success by a freak turn of the tide. And yet, her speech, titled “Why I’m an Optimist about Long Narrative,” […]
The Quad
Your Campus / Boston University

Events

Voices