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Meredith Vieira announced as commencement speaker at Senior Breakfast

Boston University President Robert Brown announced during the Senior Breakfast Friday morning in the Metcalf Ballroom […] The post Meredith Vieira announced as commencement speaker at Senior Breakfast appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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The Winners Who Finish Last

"To this day, I still don't want to miss a moment because if you show up, you can do absolutely anything." The post The Winners Who Finish Last appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Meredith Vieira Chosen as 2015 Commencement Speaker

This just in from the Class of 2015 Senior Breakfast: Emmy-winning syndicated talk show host and former Today coanchor Meredith Vieira will deliver Boston University’s 142nd Commencement address on Sunday, May 17, at Nickerson Field. University President Robert A. Brown made the announcement Friday morning at the George Sherman Union Metcalf Ballroom, where 2,500 students […]
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The Supreme Team

The nine people behind the most important decisions on justice. The post The Supreme Team appeared first on Culture Shock.
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How the BU Rocket Team Raised Enough Money to go to Space

At the beginning of the school year, the BU Rocket Propulsion Group faced a challenge more daunting to them than sending a rocket to space: funding. Never the kind of people to do something halfway, they launched an aggressive marketing campaign and gained the serious media recognition they needed to gain sufficient funding and legitimacy. […]
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Composing Calligraphy: Words Inspire Music

BU senior Mo Zhao's "Splashes of Ink: A Musical Calligraphy," to showcase compositions by unconventional artist.
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Dear Culture Shockers, I Don’t Read Your Shit

I love you guys, but I have my reasons. The post Dear Culture Shockers, I Don’t Read Your Shit appeared first on Culture Shock.
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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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Students rally to keep African Presidential Center open

The People of Color Coalition at Boston University held a rally on campus Thursday to combat […] The post Students rally to keep African Presidential Center open appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Picking Up the Pieces

Sandro Galea was in Manila at a World Health Organization (WHO) conference when he heard the news. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake had struck Nepal, flattening centuries-old buildings in the historic city of Kathmandu and killing thousands. The death toll now stands at over 5,500, although at least one estimate says that number may rise to more […]
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Class of 2015 Senior Breakfast Is This Morning

This morning, approximately 2,500 members of the Class of 2015 will be served coffee, pastries, and some big news—the identity of this year’s Commencement speaker. The annual Senior Breakfast—the official kickoff of Commencement festivities, culminating in the 142nd All-University Commencement on Sunday, May 17, at Nickerson Field—begins at 10 a.m. in the George Sherman Union. […]
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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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Governor’s Review has Mass Environmentalists Worried

Governor Charlie Baker is calling for a review of all state regulations to weed out rules that are unnecessary or could stifle business. The review will hone in on any state law that goes beyond federal regulations. There are quite a few of those in the Bay State, especially about the environment, which has the [...]
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Confession

This poem was inspired by "The Laramie Project" The post Confession appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Fourteeners For My Parents

I wrote a couple of fourteeners for the tallest mountains in my life. The post Fourteeners For My Parents appeared first on Culture Shock.
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University, Greek life community address multiple suspensions through conversation

Three fraternities at Boston University have been suspended during the 2014-15 academic year, prompting campus officials and […] The post University, Greek life community address multiple suspensions through conversation appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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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 […]
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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 […]
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