By Marie Goldstein, Features Staff Writer Since 2010, Boston University has generated over a dozen hysterical and relatable Twitter accounts run by BU students. Student Twitter enthusiasts can agree that whether they are studying in Mugar or trolling the streets of Allston, the students behind these accounts seem to read their minds and tweet something […]

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By Camilo Pardo, Features Staff Writer A heated debate persists over two unpublished scientific studies detailing the creation of an easily transmissible “bird flu” virus capable of initiating a worldwide pandemic. The story first made headlines at an international influenza conference in Sept. 2011 when scientists from Erasmus University, in the Netherlands, reportedly engineered a […]

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By Sam Coyle, Muse Staff Writer Bienvenidos to the world of Armando Alvarez, where the cattle roam free across the rolling hills of rural Mexico, where los rancheros maintain a complacent life in the outdoors, and where the harmless pleasures of the ranch are slowly being imposed upon by los narcotraficantes, or “drug traffickers.”

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By Sydney Moyer, Muse Editor On perhaps his most elegant album to date, classically trained violinist and chronic whistler Andrew Bird crafted a quintessentially Bird-esque tune in “Danse Carribe,” the first single off Break it Yourself. With lush harmonies woven through gorgeous violin riffs, this track is sure to have you, as Bird says, “mistaking […]

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By Ben Brondsky, MUSE Contributor Say what you want about a band “selling out”, but The Black Keys have the world in their hands, evident from the Rolling Stone cover they had a few months ago to hearing their songs all over commercials and TV shows. If you haven’t heard of The Black Keys by now […]

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By Frankie Barbato, Spotlight Editor Since its 2010 inception, over 50 million iPhone owners have downloaded the free photo sharing application, Instagram. The average person can instantly become a professional photographer by transforming photos into artistic masterpieces by using color filters. However, celebrities, as if they do not already have enough pictures taken of them, […]

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By Lauren Dezenski, Features Associate Editor–Blog Audrey Fain is one half of the Daily Free Press’ intrepid team of chief photographers, and lucky for us, her awkwardness has been captured by her medium! This Southern sweetheart gives the FreeP the sorority representation it needs, so everyone throw up your diamonds for our girl, Audrey!

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By Sydney Moyer, Muse Editor Old-time string outfit Carolina Chocolate Drops brought their genuine old Southern folk to the stages of Berklee on Saturday night for a nearly sold-out crowd. Comprised of cello, fiddle, banjo, guitar and other assorted instruments, the band’s songs descended upon the room cozily, as if the audience had shown up […]

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