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Backstage Pass: Have Bass, Will Trave...

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Tom Beaupre measures time in tours, rather than years. Beaupre has been the bass player for Florida Georgia Line’s touring band for the past five years. You can almost see him mentally converting tours to years when asked about the number of shows he’s played with the country duo. “We did 256 shows in 2013. […]

Nickel Rides by Jerry Wemple

Nickel Rides by Jerry Wemple

I. Back in the days when your grandfather’s father, maybe his father, was a young man down at the shore amusement piers or the scruffy city lots over near the wrong side of town, they used to call them nickel rides. Steel boxes jacking up and down, bucking around, make your back feel like it […]

At the Heart of Charm City

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When Yvonne Wenger ’02 landed her dream job as a reporter with The Baltimore Sun, she couldn’t know she would be at the center of an event that would challenge the nation’s conscience.

Champion for Student Success

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Thirty-eight years ago, Irvin Wright fell in love with BU’s Act 101 program. As he retires, he leaves a legacy of students and alumni who say he changed their lives.

Connecting in Cameroon

Connecting in Cameroon

More than 23 million people live in the Central African Republic of Cameroon. Only one is recognized as a digital forensics expert. In Cameroon, cybercrime is common, but few judges, police officers or lawyers understand the inner workings of today’s technology and the potential evidence devices contain, says Scott Inch ’86, professor of mathematics, computer science and statistics. Cases have been thrown out of […]

President’s Blog

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Dr. David Soltz shares his thoughts.

Follow Alumna: Hannah Karena Jones

Designing Your Characters Names

When it comes time to name a cast of characters in a new manuscript, I tend to surround myself with thick-spined baby naming books (or long lists online) and get bogged down in the meaning of a name–king? queen? strong one? mouse-like? darkness?–and sometimes the pattern of sounds. For example, in a recent manuscript I had […]

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