Eric Randall

Eric joined Boston's digital team in 2012 after getting his start in web journalism at The Atlantic Wire, a sister site to The Atlantic Magazine in Washington, D.C. He is a native of Hingham and a graduate of Yale University where he studied history, wrote for The Yale Daily News, and introduced west coast transplants to the wonders of Dunkin Donuts.

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Romney Vs. Holyfield

Forget Pacquiao-Mayweather. (Admit it, you already had.) This is the fight of the century.

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Goodbye to Mr. Burns, Harvard’s Greatest Weapon

The voice actor for Mr. Burns on The Simpsons will not return.

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Is Deflategate a For-Profit Venture?

Several supports point out ways the Patriots are benefiting from the punishment.

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The Exploding Bolt Bus

A viral video of a Bolt Bus catching fire does little to help the burgeoning reputation of curbside bus lines.

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Why Countdown Clocks Make the T So Much Better

Their benefits are psychologically proven.

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There’s Already a College Course on ’Deflategate’

UNH will offer the class next fall.

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Is This Metro Boston Cover Image Sexist?

’BU Babes Beware.’

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MBTA to Use Motion-Detection Technology to Count Commuter Rail Riders

They’ll run a 30-day trial at South Station.

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In Case You Missed It: A Superlative Storrow Drive Crash on Monday

Let’s tally the points.

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Smith College Now Accepts Transgender Applicants

The women’s school revised its admissions policy.

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Uber India Now Has an SOS Button

Should ours have those too?

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Meb Keflezighi Has Gained 12 Pounds Since the Marathon

The 2014 champion is taking a much deserved break.

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Hubway Stations Need to be Close Together

A new report has advice for cities with bikeshare networks.

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FBI Wants the Tsarnaev Family Gone This Week

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s family members, in town to testify in his defense, are costing the FBI money and manpower.

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Google Measures How Racist We Are

Eastern Mass. performed well.