It Hurts To Win: Wrestling Team’s Unique Final Year Inspires Independent Documentary

Division one team, tenured coach, two nationally ranked athletes, and one year left. “It Hurts To Win,” a documentary film in the works, is the story of the BU wrestling team who learned their program would be cut after the 2013-14 season.

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Looking to Get Away? Seven Non-BU Study Abroad and Volunteer Programs

With various offices and programs throwing BU Abroad promotions on the walls of buildings and in the faces of students since day one, many BU students aren’t aware that there are, in fact, abroad programs outside of BU. They exist. And they’re awesome.

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This Year’s Wounds Will Heal

It’s difficult to comprehend the number of tragedies, freak accidents, and acts of malice that Boston has seen this year. With the graduation of Boston University’s Class of 2013, it’s clear that nothing, no matter how harsh, can completely diminish the spirit of this city.

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The Bell Atop the Books: The Lasting Impact of Dean Linda Wells

For the past 33 years, Linda Wells has served the Boston University community as an educator, administrator, and mentor, making strident contributions to the generations of people who have passed and will pass through Boston University. Last October, BU Provost and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Jean Morrison announced that Linda Wells had informed her and President Brown that she would like to step down as Dean of the College of General Studies at the end of the 2012-13 academic year.

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The World of Jenks: On Ageism and Ambition

The freshly 27-year-old Andrew Jenks is directing and starring in the second season of his primetime MTV show, World of Jenks. Though Jenks is present in nearly every scene, it isn’t entirely his world the program showcases. It’s the worlds of three American twenty-somethings from very different walks of life.

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BU Professor Traces Life of Notorious Boston Mobster

An interview with Boston University’s Professor Dick Lehr about recent biography of James J. “Whitey” Bulger, a mob boss especially infamous in Boston for his shaping of the South End.

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Invisible Wounds: Mental Health and Stigma in the College Community

College is an intensified environment where students are at high risk of mental illness and emotional distress. Fortunately, many universities are taking steps to adjust to the changing needs of students, to make sure that they leave school in one piece and are ready for the challenges ahead.

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