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Sunday, April 19th

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A Fairy Tale for Grownups

There is nothing Disneyesque or candy-coated about the poignant opera Cendrillon, based on the classic folk tale we know as Cinderella. CFA presents Jules Massenet’s opera reimagining the story as a profound, timeless tale of soul mates defying the strictures of social class.

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The BU men’s lacrosse team raised $5,042 for the Lu Lingzi Scholarship Fund by selling Boston Marathon themed T-shirts and presented the money to Lingzi’s aunt, Helen Zhao, before Friday night’s game. Lingzi (GRS’13) was killed in the Boston Marathon bombings April 15, 2013. From left: Dean of Students Kenneth Elmore, Shevanna Zhao, team captain Ryan Johnston (CGS‘15), Sherman Zhao, head coach Ryan Polley, Helen Zhao, and Dan Solworth, DOS chief of staff. Photo by Dave Green

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Nearby Neighborhoods

Boston is famous for its neighborhoods, many of them fun, interesting, and easy to get to. BU Today has assembled a guide to several neighborhoods, with helpful lists of where to eat, shop, and hang.

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