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How to Differentiate Yourself in One Minute Flat

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.13.2011 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

That single pivotal behavior -- help people at the sign -- ignites a process that makes customers and employees feel cared about and connected, and community forms quickly.

The Best First Day of School Ever!

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.12.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

We would much rather still be reading on the beach, reading at the library, reading in bed after waking up late... but summer always has to end, what can you do about it?

Give a Hoot, Don't Pollute! Part 2

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.05.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

We were visiting a farm that grew fresh fruits and vegetables for The Food Project, an organization that distributed them to hunger relief organizations in the Boston area and local communities that might not otherwise have access to fresh, healthy food.

Give a Hoot, Don't Pollute! Part 1

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 11.04.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

I had been accepted for Boston University's First Year Student Outreach Project, a program that allows freshmen to come to Boston a week early and get used to living on campus while performing community service in the greater Boston area.

Why I Chose Boston University

Zoe P. Strassfield | Posted 10.24.2011 | College
Zoe P. Strassfield

When the letters finally started coming in, and I saw that I'd been accepted to Boston University, I jumped up and down in excitement. I couldn't wait.

10 Colleges With The Fewest Cars On Campus

Posted 08.05.2011 | College

Do you go to Georgetown? Odds are, you probably are not driving a car to class, according to US News and World Report's list of colleges with the few...

Author's Widow Sues Film Professor

The Boston Globe | Posted 07.17.2011 | Home

Not surprisingly, a dispute over film rights to the late George V. Higgins’s novel “The Rat on Fire’’ has ended up in court. Loretta Cubberley...

Big Town, Small Town, Big Time, Journalists From Boston University

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Boston University could not have produced two more different journalists than my friends Joe Nocera and Samantha Swindler.

Class Credit for Colbert College Course

Cody Brotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Cody Brotter

What should we expect this semester? A campus visit from Sir Dr. Stephen T. Colbert, D.F.A. himself to Agganis Arena? An angry rebuttal from Boston University alumnus Bill O'Reilly?

Boston Liquor Stores Reassess Four Loko For ‘Liquid Crack' Reputation

Daily Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Recent concerns over the popular alcoholic energy drink Four Loko have prompted at least one Boston liquor store to stop selling the beverage that is ...

We Are Generation Wiki

The Morningside Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
The Morningside Post

We are the first of our kind. We are interconnected collaborative creatures, and we like to share. We link and like, comment, post and poke. We Yelp when we're hungry, Skype when we're lonely and G-chat throughout the day.

BU Student's "Hotness" Rating Site Angers Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Boston University sophomore Justin Doody went meta on media when he claimed "The Social Network" as inspiration for, a new site that allows...

'How Dare You!': Q&A with Adam Carolla

Joshua Kors | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Joshua Kors

Adam Carolla takes a moment to talk with me about dating, Dr. Drew and whether radio's Adam Carolla really is Adam Carolla.

The Netflix For Voting? New Website Makes It Easier To Vote From Home

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Driven by a simple yet lofty vision -- to make it easier for more people to vote -- three graduate students at the Harvard Kennedy School developed a ...

The Social Network -- Much Ado About Nothing

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Am I the only person not falling for the hype and uniformly good reviews of The Social Network? Don't collectively groan here, but this is a frightfully sexist movie.

Andrew Bacevich: how war without end became the rule (VIDEO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christopher Lydon

Andrew Bacevich is the soldier turned writer who's still unlearning and puncturing the Washington Rules of national security. The rules have turned i...

Those Who Cannot Innovate, Regulate: Old Media's Twisted Logic

Gary Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Gary Shapiro

Should we protect old media by hindering market competition? Of course not. But try telling that to the National Association of Broadcasters and the Recording Industry Association of America.

Wikileaks Link Admitted By MIT Grad: Man, 23, Denies Helping Accused Soldier

The Boston Globe | David Abel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

A recent MIT graduate acknowledged yesterday that he met and exchanged multiple e-mails with the Army private accused of providing thousands of classi...


Huffington Post | Jett Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Tuck in your shirt, shave your beard and hide the keg -- these are some of America's strictest colleges. Check them out and vote for which one you thi...

One Year After Cairo Speech: The U.S.-Muslim Engagement Initiative

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Barack Obama's speech to the Muslim world at Cairo University in Egypt one year ago was ground-breaking and transformational. While its impact was an...

Hook-Up Culture At Boston University Leads To Skepticism About Sexual Assault

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Annie Ropeik | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Produced by HuffPost's College Reporting team for the "Dating On Campus" series, which will zoom in on a different aspect of college dating daily. Er...

Study: Binge Drinking Does Not Affect Test Performance

Daily Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Thirsty Thursdays have never looked better, according to a new Boston University School of Public Health study released Tuesday that says binge drinki...

Boston University Tuition To Increase 3.7%

Daily Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Boston University's tuition rate will rise 3.7 percent for the 2010-11 academic year, the university announced Wednesday. Students were informed by a...

Cringe-Worthy College Gaffes (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

*UPDATED* t's not just the students who are responsible for some cringe-worthy behavior in colleges. Sometimes, the administrators and faculty are to...

Eating Disorders: Colleges Highlight Quiet Problem

The Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Eating disorders are the silent scourge of college campuses. They affect men and women. They cause people to overeat, undereat and/or follow strictly ...