By Frankie Barbato, Spotlight Editor Super Bowl is XLVI is less than a week away. For a football game that has turned into more of a national holiday, many spectators forget that the purpose of this Sunday is to actually the watch New York Giants play the New England Patriots. With so many other things […]

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By Allison DeAngelis, Daily Free Press staff Take one part Google+, one part Facebook and another part real estate agent and out comes SocialRent, the apartment-finding application created and programmed by five BU students over winter break. The application works to help young adults find roommates and housing over the Internet. Founded by School of […]

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By Megan Riesz, Muse contributor My obsession with “Game of Thrones” is borderline psychopathic, to the point that I changed my middle name on Facebook to Cersei Lannister. (Disclaimer: I do not condone incest, nor did I birth an evil blonde sovereign child. Yet.) So when the extended trailer for Season Two premiered Sunday night […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Features Associate Editor-Blog Based off of last week’s incredible turnout by you, the readers, we here at the Daily Free Now have deemed the awks middle school pictures worthy of weekly posts. Because let’s face it, there’s more than enough awkward here at 648 Beacon Street to go around.

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By Sydney Moyer, Muse Editor After 2010’s left-field, slightly puzzling album, // / Y /, British sensation M.I.A. is back with new single entitled “Bad Girls”. The song embodies the famous line from her 2007 hit, “Paper Planes”: “No one on the corner has swagger like us.” Listen to the song here and wait for the video premiere […]

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By Yazhou Sun Tata Coffee LTD. is looking to finalize a deal with Starbucks Corp. by the end of January, allowing the international coffee chain to finally enter into India, a largely untapped market, with its first store opening in 2012, according to Boston.com.

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By Alex Smallridge, Muse staff Yimou Zhang’s recent period epic, The Flowers of War, has gained international recognition with a Golden Globe nomination for “Best Foreign Film” and as the Chinese entry to “Best Foreign Film” category at the Oscars. The Flowers of War takes place during the 1937 Nanking Massacre, otherwise known as the […]

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By Mel Papalcure, Muse staff Across the board, critics have lampooned Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close as Hollywood finally cashing in on the 9/11 attacks. An artistic homage to the devastation of 9/11 and its aftermath, this film is doing anything but cashing in. What it is, however, is a beautiful glimpse at the life […]

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By  Eddie Donga, Daily Free Press staff writer I was surprised to find BU’s National Emerging Infectious Disease Laboratories hidden in plain sight at 620A Albany St. in Roxbury, mostly because I had been searching for the inconspicuous building for almost 15 minutes. Before entering the building for my tour with Interim Director Dr. John […]

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