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Sports vs. Brains

We enjoy watching brains turn into mush. The post Sports vs. Brains appeared first on Culture Shock.
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To Thank or Not to Thank

Today I called the customer service line for a company and spoke with a robot. The post To Thank or Not to Thank appeared first on Culture Shock.
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Daily Free Press

EDIT: Reform, not refusal, needed in standardized testing

Anyone who made it to a college is classroom is way too familiar with standardized testing: […] The post EDIT: Reform, not refusal, needed in standardized testing appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

SG Senate approves funding for proposed initiatives

The Boston University Student Government Senate convened Monday to approve funding for three proposed initiatives, including […] The post SG Senate approves funding for proposed initiatives appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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Daily Free Press

BBA requests Department of Justice remove death penalty for Tsarnaev

The Boston Bar Association requested the U.S. Department of Justice seek a life sentence without parole […] The post BBA requests Department of Justice remove death penalty for Tsarnaev appeared first on The Daily Free Press.
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BU Today

New Office Helps BU Meet Regulatory Mandates

Faculty and staff at large research universities like Boston University have to manage a thicket of federal, state, and local regulations. A recent report from a bipartisan Task Force on Federal Regulation of Higher Education noted that “colleges and universities find themselves enmeshed in a jungle of red tape, facing rules that are often confusing and […]
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BU Today

An Eye-Popping Show at the Sherman Gallery

For anyone tired of this winter’s monochromatic landscape (snow-filled skies above and slushy gray sidewalks below), a new show at the Sherman Gallery offers a handy antidote. Titled The Beatles Are Dull and Ordinary: Drawings by David X. Levine, it features a series of lushly colored pencil abstracts by an exceedingly talented artist. Levine’s work is […]
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BU Today

POV: Fifty Shades of Grey Reflects Continuing Inequality for Women

There is no denying the popularity of Fifty Shades of Grey. With more than 100 million copies of the book sold and more than $486 million globally since the movie opened February 15, Fifty Shades has catapulted into the public discourse. And, therefore, into the realm of public health. I have spent years talking to young people, college students, […]
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The Quad

Live Review: Sleater-Kinney at the House of Blues

In my review of Sleater-Kinney’s triumphant reunion album “No Cities to Love,” I mentioned that I wasn’t worried about it. I wasn’t worried that it would be a bad or mediocre album. I didn’t get the feeling that I get whenever, say, The Smashing Pumpkins gear up for a new release. Sleater-Kinney is too talented […]
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Choose Your Own Adventure: College

What if you had made a different choice? The post Choose Your Own Adventure: College appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Student Employees Burdened by MBTA Closings

By Olivia Costanzo The suspension of MBTA services due to record-breaking snowfall last month left Boston University students and employees without a means of transportation and with fewer shifts. Anna Kemper (’17 COM) is a sales associate at the outerwear store Ibex on Newbury Street. She is required to go to work, regardless if the MBTA […]
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A Little Bit of Italy

The North End library will always remain, small and humble, always ready to remind the neighborhood of its Italian roots. The post A Little Bit of Italy appeared first on Culture Shock.
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BU News Service

Last Call for Restaurant Damaged in Marathon Bombing

Forum, the Boylston street restaurant which had reopened after being heavily damaged in the Boston Marathon bombings closed its doors for the final time after a rent increase.
BU News Service
BU News Service

BU Womens Hockey Punch Ticket to WHEA Semifinals

The BU womens hockey team knew they’d get their best from Vermont Saturday afternoon at Walter Brown Arena, with the Catamounts one loss away from their season ending.
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BU News Service

Environmentalists React to Plan to Dump Snow in Boston Harbor

Environmentalists speak about Mayor Walsh's proposal to dump snow in Boston's harbor.
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BU News Service

Domestic Violence Hotline: Open Through the Snow

BU News Service reporter Rebecca Sananes spoke with SafeLink, a crucial domestic violence hotline for Boston residents that has stayed open throughout the city’s recent winter storms.
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I Am Chameleon Girl

If you are happy, I am happy. The post I Am Chameleon Girl appeared first on Culture Shock.
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The Quad

Love at the MFA: True Love, Broken Hearts and Everything in Between  

“If I were to walk to the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston/Well, first I’d go to the room where they keep the Cézanne/But if I had by my side a girlfriend/Then I could look through the paintings/I could look right through them/Because I’d have found something that I understand.”—“Girlfriend” by the Modern Lovers The […]
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