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Leveling Up

Are you unemployed? Have you spent the last two weeks playing Red Dead Redemption and seeing how far you can run your horse around the map before the game stops you? (Here's a hint: it's forever. )
Be a Boston-based video-game developer
By MADDY MYERS  |  August 06, 2010

Words around town

“Every writer I know has trouble writing,” said Joseph Heller. Let that serve as comfort.
Our fair city is chock full of people who write well and are willing to teach you their trade.
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  April 30, 2010

Let's Get Raw

Couldn't score a seat at the Climate Change Conference underway in Copenhagen, but still want to reduce your carbon footprint? Perhaps you need to eat it raw.
Do It Clean Dept.
By TOM MEEK  |  December 18, 2009

Course correction

So it unfolded on Facebook, the story of this down-on-his-luck recent graduate in possession of a bachelor’s degree in the liberal arts from a respected area school.
Out of school and out of work? Don’t enroll in a grad program just yet — adult-education coures could do (and land you) the job.
By VANESSA CZARNECKI  |  October 16, 2009
Man up! 10 ways to be a better guy in Boston

Man up! 10 ways to be a better guy in Boston

Yes, we realize you can down 12 tequila shots without puking, score any phone number you desire, and burp the alphabet backward. But how ’bout a...
By Heather Bouzan  |  May 19, 2008

Senior years

These are the BU Evergreeners — chatty and well-dressed, brandishing ballpoints and Starbucks.
Look to your left; look to your right; one of you will break a hip this semester
By EVA WOLCHOVER  |  August 15, 2007


Real women do burlesque

The catcalls get louder just before I peel off my top.
Putting the tease — and some other things — back in striptease
By SARA FAITH ALTERMAN  |  February 17, 2007

Right-click to learn

As membership grows exponentially on Second Life , the academic world’s forward-thinking minds are seeing new opportunities for the virtual campus.
Second Life offers students a virtually real education
By KATE COHEN  |  August 17, 2006

Steering off course

We recommend the course taught by the indie filmmaker, the course inspired by a Daily Show regular, and the course considered “experimental.”
Some classes sound like so much fun they might as well be extracurricular
By ELLEE DEAN  |  May 08, 2006

Class act

With Boston bursting at the seams with colleges and conservatories, music knowledge can get you quite far in this town.
Wayne brings his wax to school; a VFW house party
By DAVID DAY  |  January 23, 2006