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Junior Seau Had Brain Disease Prior to Suicide

Brain image via Shutterstock The Associated Press (AP) reported today that Junior Seau, the celebrated NFL player and former Patriots linebacker who committed suicide last […]

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Universities Helping Students De-Stress for Finals

Final exams can be the most stressful time in a student’s life. Boston-area schools are clearly aware of this, because they offer some of the […]

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BU Has the Highest Paid University President in Massachusetts

MIT’s Susan Hockfield is the third highest paid university president in Massachusetts. (Photo: World Economic Forum via Flickr) Boston University’s Robert Brown was the highest […]

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Learning About the BU Student Cyclist Killed in a Crash

We're learning a bit about Christopher Weigl, the Boston University photojournalism grad student who died when his bike collided with a 16-wheel tractor trailer on […]

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Deceased NFL Players Brains Studied at Boston University

Brain illustration via Shutterstock Boston University published the largest study of its kind today in the journal, Brain, which describes for the first time the four progressive […]

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BU Hockey Coach Jack Parker Goes Skate-Free

Last season, sexual assault accusations exposed the BU hockey team’s depraved culture of entitlement. So why does coach Jack Parker still have a job?

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BU Women Won a Contest Everyone Wishes Didn't Exist

Bloomberg Businessweek didn’t make many friends when it posted an online poll asking readers which business school has the most attractive female students. After backlash […]

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This Week at College: BU Isn't That Desperate for PSY's Money

Never change, HuffPost.   Welcome to our weekly round-up of the news of note from Boston’s college campuses, because, hey, it’s the greatest four years […]

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Two Armed Robberies in Two Days in Benign Brookline

Like a horror film in which menacing characters wreak havoc on an unassuming small town, Boston University students have become the victims of two armed robberies […]

Wellness

BU Battles Youth Obesity

Photo via Getty Images Flashlight tag, capture the flag, graveyard, wiffle ball. These are just a few of the games I used to play as […]

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Harvard's Brain Freeze Malfunction

Brain research is a strikingly slow field. Despite advancements in modern science and medicine, scientists still have a limited understanding of how the brain actually […]

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Harvard's Brain Freeze Malfunction

Brain research is a strikingly slow field. Despite advancements in modern science and medicine, scientists still have a limited understanding of how the brain actually […]

City Life

Harvard's Brain Freeze Malfunction

Brain research is a strikingly slow field. Despite advancements in modern science and medicine, scientists still have a limited understanding of how the brain actually […]

City Life

Curt Schilling, Shilling

“It’s almost a slap in the face to someone who really is bootstrapping – to see someone given 10’s of millions just because of their name.”

City Life

The Sex Education of Mitt Romney

Now Mitt seeks the approval of social conservatives who want the government to be free once again to intrude into the most intimate and private affairs of people’s lives, “forcing their beliefs on others” and marching all the while under a banner on which is writ, in large Orwellian letters: “Freedom”.