Student hangout Tavern Allston reopens, new design embraces diversity of area

SEPTEMBER 6, 2018 As students headed home and enjoyed the summer downtime, Tavern Allston hurried and labored for months to makeover the restaurant from floor to ceiling. The popular student hangout closed in July and had a tight deadline before the new school year. Read more

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PRINT: The Wombats’ Dan Haggis talks new album, long lost mascot

THE DAILY FREE PRESS January 18, 2018 When The Wombats first brought their alt-pop sound across the pond to Boston, they performed for a crowd of 17 people. On Jan. 13, the band returned for another appearance, this time at Paradise Rock Club. The show was sold out. “It was one of the best on…

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PRINT: Indie-folk trio “Good Old War” discusses their dedication to music

THE DAILY FREE PRESS OCTOBER 22, 2017 “Indie-folk band Good Old War began their journey to travel the world and share their music began nine years ago in Boston for their first live performance. Now, the Philadelphia-based band returns to Beantown for another round with an evolved sound.” Read More Photo Courtesy of Good Old…

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PRINT: Chelsea Handler uses talk show for advocacy

THE DAILY FREE PRESS APRIL 30, 2017 Chelsea Handler took time from her “national holiday” to talk politics, feminism and the new season of her show, “Chelsea,” on April 20. “I haven’t started celebrating [4/20] yet because it’s still — it’s four [in the afternoon] — so I have 20 minutes. Hurry up,” she said…

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CARB-X funds research to combat antibiotic resistance

THE DAILY FREE PRESS APRIL 12, 2017 “A global partnership headquartered at the Boston University School of Law has decided to combat a serious threat to the world’s global health: antibiotic resistance.” Read More

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Boston Society of Architects advocates to add more green space to Emerald Necklace

THE DAILY FREE PRESS April 4, 2017 “With the Boston Common, the Charles River Esplanade and various community gardens immersed in the city, Boston has maintained a reputation for putting a lot of work into its public green spaces. The Boston Society of Architects is now focusing on the Emerald Necklace, a chain of several…

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INTERVIEW: Cast of “Trainspotting” reunites to discuss upcoming sequel

THE DAILY FREE PRESS March 24, 2017 “The original 1996 perverse comedy “Trainspotting” revealed the good, the bad and the nauseating behind a group of Edinburgh junkies in constant pursuit of their next high. Whether chasing the intoxication from the chemical bliss of heroin or the joy of youthful abandon, the film centered around the…

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Boston celebrates St. Patrick’s Day traditions with local businesses

THE DAILY FREE PRESS March 22, 2017 “Thousands of Boston residents joined together to celebrate community at the 116th St. Patrick’s Day Parade. The streets of South Boston came alive with seas of green attire, recurring choruses of the Boston Red Sox anthem “Sweet Caroline” and parade participants from around the country.” Read More

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INTERVIEW: “Fist Fight” star Charlie Day, director Richie Keen talk high school comedy’s inception

THE DAILY FREE PRESS February 20, 2017 “Actor Charlie Day began his round table interview with an industry standard handshake and a generous offer to share his cup of cold black coffee.” Read More

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BU’s Minority Connection Initiative promotes diversity, safe spaces on campus

THE DAILY FREE PRESS February 7, 2017 “Amid the influx of students returning to campus this past fall semester, Kevin Smith, a senior Boston University’s College of Engineering, noticed something amiss — five male students of color did not return to BU after their freshman year.” Read More

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Snapchat presents new guidelines to crack down fake news

THE DAILY FREE PRESS February 2, 2017 “From royal heralds to penny press newspapers, news continues to evolve as communication technology advances. Now, as social media rises in popularity among news sources, Snapchat is entering the fray with new guidelines to control the accuracy of its news.” Read More

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