Sarah Burns

Hard-Pressed at BU

BOSTON UNIVERSITY HAS ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S highest-power journalism programs: It boasts Pulitzer-winning faculty and alumni who go on to the New York Times. And yet, BU’s student newspaper is nearly broke, largely ignored on campus, and now—particularly embarrassing for…

Social Shakers Under 30

SILICON VALLEY MAY GET all the glitzy attention, but in case you haven’t taken a stroll through Cambridge lately, don’t forget that there are an awful lot of smart young people right here in Boston. It’s tough to pick from…

Color-Coordinated?

SAL DIMASI, WHO IS SCHEDULED to stand trial on April 25 for alleged wire and mail fraud, extortion, and conspiracy, is the state’s third speaker of the House in the past 15 years to face federal charges. The first two,…