BU father, daughter duo return to Marathon to fundraise for cancer research

Boston University student Maria Stavros returned to racing with her father for the 2014 Boston Marathon to continue the race they were unable to finish after the bombs exploded at the marathon finish line on April 15, 2013.

“I actually thought to run again before the bombing even happened,” Stavros, a Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences junior, said. “When we were running and the race first started, I was just having so much fun. I could see myself doing it again the next year. After the bombings occurred, and I realized everything that had happened, there was no doubt in my mind that I would be running it again.”

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INTERACTIVE MAP: Boston’s best eateries

Break out that GPS and grab some foodie friends, we put together some of the best places around Boston to grab a beer, a cup of coffee, the best late-night pizza and more.

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Apps from Boston University students encourage face-to-face communication

Students are criticized today more than ever for their dependence on phones, tablets and laptops. Facebook and Twitter have us glued to our screens and refreshing feeds while apps like Snapchat have become substitutes for being in the same room with friends.

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Students try healthy recipes, find home-away-from-home at Sargent Choice Test Kitchen

For Karen Jacobs, cooking in her Student Village II apartment at 33 Harry Agganis Way is more than just her way of encouraging students to make healthy choices.

“As a faculty-in-residence, I want students to feel comfortable coming to my home,” she said.

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