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Free fueling for finals: Elisabeth McNeill (SAR’16) (left) and Hannah Kwak (SHA’18) pass out hot drinks and cookies to stressed-out finals takers. The Asian American Christian Fellowship is providing the sweet break in front of Mugar Memorial Library this week from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Photo by Esther Ro (COM’15)

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The Powerlifter

A tattoo poking out from under Molly Kelly’s gym shorts says a lot about her—a colorful princess captioned “Strong for a girl.” It’s an aside she hears often, especially in the gym. Kelly competes in the male-dominated sport of powerlifting, so her answer sets the record straight: "I’m not strong for a girl—I’m just strong.”

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Inquiring Minds

Boston University’s Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) has supported the research of more than 1,500 students since 1997. In the 2011-2012 academic year alone, more than 200 scholarly pursuits were funded. Originally published in conjunction with Undergraduate Research Week, BU Today presents the research projects of four students or student teams in our series “Inquiring Minds.”

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