Tiffany Kim was a pop star in the making when she applied to BU. At 16, she’d left her home in San Francisco to audition for a televised Korean pop singing competition in Seoul for the new show K-pop Star. She landed in ninth place on the American Idol–style show and was signed by a […]
A row of salvaged doors propped up by painted cinderblocks bisects a cavernous room on the third floor of 808 Comm Ave, home to the College of Fine Arts graduate program in painting. One side of each door is painted with a color or motif intended to evoke Mexico, the other side has been left […]
It’s what the chattering classes have been chattering about since election day—the wave of fake news that rolled through America’s political discourse in the 2016 presidential campaign via social media, swamping voters with false reports ranging from the pope endorsing Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton helping run a child sex ring at a Washington pizzeria. […]
Chemical carcinogens like dioxin have been linked to many cancers, including breast cancer. But according to David Sherr, understanding these toxic chemicals may, surprisingly, point to new ways to treat the toughest breast cancers, including triple negative breast cancer (TNBC).
Breast cancer is not color-blind. Although it strikes women (and less commonly, men) of every age and race, black women are more likely than white women to die of breast cancer. Why? Researchers have been aware of the disparity for decades, but it has resisted easy explanation. And today, the stakes are higher than ever. […]