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Letter to the Editor: An open apology from some random kid in a frat

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:53:23 +0000

Letters to the Editor do not reflect the editorial opinion of The Daily Free Press. They are solely the opinion of the author.   Dear BU community, My name is Sam Sharon. I’m a junior in the College of Engineering, and I’ve been an active member of BU’s Theta Tau chapter for two years. For those of you who don’t […]

Markey explains his push to save net neutrality at MIT

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:56:32 +0000

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey spoke about his recent efforts to overturn the Federal Communications Commission's decision to repeal net neutrality to a crowd of over 500 people at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Wong Auditorium Thursday night.

With Patriot League playoffs on the line, men’s lacrosse looks for a win at Holy Cross

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:57:13 +0000

After suffering a rough 23-9 loss at the hands of Loyola University Maryland Saturday, the Boston University men’s lacrosse team is looking to clinch a spot in this year’s Patriot League tournament with a win Friday night at the College of the Holy Cross.

In the Paint: Rajon Rondo is still the best facilitator in the NBA

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:41:14 +0000

One of my most passionate sports arguments for the last four years has been my belief that now New Orleans Pelican veteran, Rajon Rondo, is still one of the best true point guards in the NBA. And it looks like Rondo’s play is finally backing me up.

EDITORIAL: Amazon talks are encouraging for Boston

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:36:37 +0000

Speculation about the potential location for Amazon’s second headquarters has been going ever since the company announced its plans to expand last fall. Ever since word got out that Boston was being seriously considered as a candidate, Bostonians have been making their pitches about why company should come to their beloved city.

Softball looks to extend 9-game winning streak in Patriot League matchup against Lafayette

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 02:30:08 +0000

The Boston University softball team is currently on a nine-game winning streak, and is looking to extend that streak when it takes the field against Lafayette College at the BU Softball Field.

Boston begins process of Boston Marathon bombings memorial again

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:40:21 +0000

In light of the fifth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings, the City is planning a memorial in honor of bombing survivors and first responders.

REVIEW: ‘Endless Honeymoon’ special abundantly raunchy, not nearly as funny

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:30:48 +0000

Natasha Leggero and Moshe Kasher do not shy away from taboo topics in their raunchy comedy sets. The then-newlywed couple launched their “Honeymoon Tour” two years ago to perform stand up and give advice to couples in the audience, and on Tuesday they released their performance from Austin as a three-part Netflix special. Each part of the “collection” is 30 […]

REVIEW: Joey Bada$$ is back with bigger, bolder political message

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:30:33 +0000

Drawing from his repertoire of early mixtape songs after the debut of his sophomore album “All-Amerikkkan Bada$$,” Brooklyn rapper Joey Bada$$ performed at the Paradise Rock Club Tuesday on the first night of his “Amerikkkana” tour. His openers, Buddy and Dessy Hinds, were given considerable performance time before Joey was goaded onstage by the sold-out crowd who grew increasingly anxious […]

Figure skating club wins second consecutive national title

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 01:28:12 +0000

The Boston University Figure Skating Club (BUFSC) defended its national title Sunday, placing first at the U.S. Intercollegiate Figure Skating Championship for the second year in a row.