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BU President Brown testifies at City Council hearing about campus diversity

Boston University President Robert Brown attended a Boston City Council Committee on Education meeting Friday after being subpoenaed to attend last month. PHOTO BY MEILING BEDARD/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF After receiving a subpoena to appear before the Boston City Council, Boston University President Robert Brown testified at a hearing Friday regarding the university’s student and employee [...]

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Mikhael Paskalev debuts with a ‘Goodbye’

Norwegian singer/songwriter Mikhael Paskalev, who has impacted his native grounds with his platinum selling single “I Spy,” is currently itching to impact the United States with his first EP, “Sayonara Saigon”, which was released to digital retailers here in the states on Oct. 28, 2014 via Mom + Pop Records. This fall, Paskalev toured the United [...]

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Team USA forward Jack Eichel makes most of game against Terrier teammates

Freshman forward Jack Eichel — skating for the U.S. National Junior Team — scored a goal against the Terriers Friday night. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF For the first time in 10 years, a member of the Boston University men’s hockey team scored a goal at the Terriers’ old stomping ground at Walter [...]

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Injured Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu sends thank you message to fans

Oregon defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu’s playing days for the Ducks are finished, but that didn’t stop the senior All-American from saying a final goodbye to Oregon fans. On Friday night, two days after reports indicated Ekpre-Olomu would be out for the rest of the year with a knee injury, the Oregon athletic department released a [...]

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Arrest made in shooting of former football player

The U.S. Marshals Service said the man under suspicion of fatally shooting former K-State football player, David Garrett, was arrested outside a Cleveland, Ohio nightclub. According to the Associated Press, 30-year-old Barry Blevins was arrested early Wednesday morning in Cleveland. Blevins was sought on an aggravated murder warrant after the shooting of Garrett in October. [...]

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The Coffee Snob: On coffee tables, feet and wise old women

Annie Vainshtein Follow @annievain !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src=”//”;fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,”script”,”twitter-wjs”); Over winter break, I walked into my favorite coffee shop, ordered my usual Ethiopian blend pour-over and sunk into the filthy taupe futon at the back of the cafe while Rich Gang blasted in my earbuds. Suddenly, the music stopped and I was yanked out of my trance by [...]

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BYU blocks Texas from reaching championship match

The goal for Texas all season had been to make up for their loss in the national semifinals to unseeded Wisconsin a year ago. But Thursday night the Longhorns’ run towards another national championship came to a screeching halt in the form of BYU and its formidable block. The Cougars sent the Longhorns scrambling with 17 blocks [...]

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Oregon women’s basketball defeats Santa Clara 92-88 in double overtime thriller

It was a comeback for the ages. After being largely outplayed for the first 34 minutes of the game, the Ducks found themselves down 69-55 with 5:48 to go in the game. At that point, true freshman Lexi Bando was the only Ducks player giving Oregon any offense, but Jillian Alleyne and Lexi Petersen decided [...]

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UCLA to hold faculty-wide vote on diversity requirement

UCLA Academic Senate members will vote on the diversity requirement after dozens of professors petitioned to broaden the vote to include faculty of all the colleges in the university. A group of 59 professors and administrators are calling for an all-faculty vote to challenge the implementation of a diversity requirement, which calls for students to [...]

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Straight from the Ram’s mouth

What will you miss most about being a CSU Ram? Photo by Joe Tiner. Ram pride is like the green and gold glitter we plaster on ourselves at the Rocky Mountain Showdown every year – it never really goes away. As such, College Avenue sat down with a current CSU student and a former CSU [...]

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