What I should have been doing last Friday morning: studying for my French test. What I was actually doing last Friday morning: crawling through the window of an abandoned Civil War fort on Georges Island, an isle about 40 minutes off of the shore of Boston. Scaling a rickety wooden staircase and scooting through a […]

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2013 was a year of tragedy, triumph and new beginnings. Here is a look back, in chronological order, at the stories that impacted BU students and the entire city of Boston the most this year. Winter Storm Nemo prompts cancellation of classes, snowball fight, arrest Classes canceled in anticipation of major winter storm ‘Snowbrawl’ draw […]

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By Michelle Jay, Multimedia Editor Now that November has ended, it’s time to see how the gentleman of the FreeP faired at No Shave November after our initial look at them. Spoiler alert: no one made it all the way through. Various reasons were given: interviews, itchy, scraggly, life. Here’s where they each stood on […]

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By Samantha Wong, Blog Editor @samzwong It is never easy to hear when your home undergoes some kind of disaster. I hail from the Philippines. More specifically, I hail from the capital, Manila, located up north in the region of Luzon. Fortunately, my family and most of the Metro were barely affected by the typhoon. […]

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By Michelle Jay, Multimedia Editor Unlike last year’s fall office, this year’s fall e-board and associates group is more evenly balanced between guys and gals. This means No Shave November is a go in the FreeP office. Here’s our boys’ beginning stages. Chris, Editor-in-chief He tries, really. His request for this post to be postponed […]

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By editors On behalf of our editorial staff and Board of Directors, we would like to thank two individuals for their help to The Daily Free Press. Meg Bossong from the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center and Maria Cramer from the Boston Globe led a helpful and educational meeting Thursday on sensitive reporting and writing […]

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Could you eat one triple bacon cheeseburger, one order of fries, one root beer and one eight-scoop super sundae in 30 minutes or less? On Tuesday, three Boston University students representing different groups on campus took on the feast known as Rhett’s Challenge. Former managing editor and current men’s hockey writer Tim Healey stepped up […]

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By Editors As Spring semester 2013 comes to a close, we bring you our most impactful photos and stories. Thank you for your continuos support with The Daily Free Press. Our print issue will return in Fall 2013, stories and updates will be posted on our website periodically throughout the summer. ‘Snowbrawl’ draws hundreds, BUPD take student […]

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We have a pretty diverse newsroom. We all come from different places in the country, and are equipped with different slang words that no one from outside our state, (maybe even no one from outside our hometown) will understand. We decided to collect some of them here for this week’s FreepOut. Opinion Editor Brian Latimer, […]

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We have compiled a brief list of the best sports moments of all time. Well, at least according to the Freeple (Freep +People…get it?). We’re not biased or anything. Chris Lisinski, Campus Editor: Manchester City went into the final game of the season needing a win. A few weeks earlier, they had defeated archrivals Manchester […]

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