Spencer Buell

Staff Writer at Boston Magazine

Spencer Buell is a staff writer for Boston, covering news, politics, technology, the T, legal weed, french fries, bears, Brady, and beer. He used to be a news reporter for Metro Boston and the Arlington Advocate.

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News

New Patriots Wide Receiver Antonio Brown Accused of Rape

A former trainer says the star athlete assaulted her on three occasions.

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A New Report Shows the Lengths MIT Went to Hide its Ties to Epstein

Evidence suggests higher-ups knew about his secret donations to the Media Lab.

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Ladies and Gentlemen, David Ortiz Is Back

Big Papi made a surprise appearance at Fenway last night and threw the first pitch.

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Police: A Giants Fan Threatened a Mass Shooting in Foxboro over Antonio Brown Signing

Tobias Gray, of Rhode Island, was arrested on Sunday.

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Have You Seen the Video of the Guy Asleep at the Wheel on the Mass Pike Yet?

Exhibit A that we are not ready for self-driving cars right here.

Education

Harvard Still Isn’t on Top in the U.S. News & World Report College Rankings

Do better next time!

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Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia Has Been Arrested... Again

This time he’s charged with allegedly extorting marijuana companies.

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Another Boston Hotel Strike Is Now Underway

Dozens of workers at the Battery Wharf Hotel just walked off the job.

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When and Where to See Peak Fall Foliage

Hoping to plan your leaf-peeping journey this year? Here’s an interactive map.

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The Harvard Student Customs Agents Kicked Out Last Month Has Arrived after All

Ismail B. Ajjawi starts classes this week.

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Feel Like Protesting the Straight Pride Parade This Weekend? Here’s Where to Go.

Ahead of the arrival of group’s rally in Boston, several groups have planned counter-protests.

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Luke O’Neil’s World Is Hell, and He’s Sharing It with Us

The writer and Boston contributor’s new book debuts this week, and we wanted to make sure he’s OK.

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A Boston Teenager Had a "Plan and Timeline to Kill People" in N.C.

Paul A. Steber, 19, who went to a private school in Back Bay, allegedly had weapons stored in his dorm room.

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Want to See an "Epic" Video of a Great White Shark Eating a Whale?

A local fisherman had a close encounter.

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Customs Agents Detained a Palestinian Harvard Student, Searched His Phone, then Kicked Him Out

Ismail B. Ajjawi apparently had his visa revoked after he arrived at Logan Airport.