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Walden; Or, Instagram Selfies in the Woods
The New College Try
With the recent announcement that Boston University’s student newspaper is ditching dead trees for digital, the city’s college publications have reached a turning point. The big question is, why has Boston’s student media been stuck in the past?
War Protester, April 1970: Peter Simon Talks Anti-War Photo
’s Proposed Ban on Government Bans Doesn’t Go Very Far
'It's time to ban bans' is one columnist's radical new philosophy.
May 6, 2014 12:24 pm
State Apologizes for Tweet About Sexual Assaults Being Avoidable
They 'deeply regret the message.'
May 1, 2014 10:22 am
Bill Simmons Won’t Move Back to Boston at Gunpoint
Or so says Jimmy Kimmel in a new
profile of the Boston Sports Guy.
April 30, 2014 12:15 pm
Five Takeaways from Arianna Huffington’s Appearance at Tufts University
The media mogul attended the annual Edward R. Murrow Forum on Issues in Journalism, where she shared her vision of a "hybrid future" between print and digital media.
April 17, 2014 2:51 pm
The New York Times’s Happy Divorce from the Boston Globe
An article in the Times explores the improving lot of the paper it unloaded last year.
April 16, 2014 12:11 pm
Everything You Read on the Internet Is True (April Fools)
As a B.U. professor proved when he conned the country into believing his April Fools origin story, we're all too gullible.
April 1, 2014 12:07 pm
Want a Wikipedia Entry? Be Born in Boston
An economist found that baby boomers born in Suffolk County had the highest probability of achieving notability, at least as measured by Wikipedia.
March 25, 2014 12:00 pm