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Fire Reported Inside BU’s College of Communication

Update: Friday, 9:45 a.m. BU has confirmed the fire was located inside a recording studio within WTBU. Three students are being treated for smoke inhalation. […]

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Harvard, BU Top New List of Best Law Schools in the Country

Both Harvard and Boston University cracked the top 20 in U.S. News & World Report‘s newly released list of the best law schools in the country. Harvard tied […]

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MIT Ranked Best Engineering School for 28th Consecutive Year

MIT tops U.S. News & World Report newly released list of the best engineering schools in the country, marking the 28th consecutive year the school has taken […]

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BU Police: Stop Stealing Each Other’s $900 Canada Goose Jackets

Those ubiquitous, black Canada Goose jackets with the fur-trimmed hood and tricolor circle patch have the been the target of a rash of thefts at Boston […]

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TD Garden Celebrates #TBT Early, Experiences Blackout During Beanpot Final

The Boston College Eagles emerged victorious from a grueling, defensive Beanpot championship game against Comm. Ave. rival Boston University Monday night. It marked the first-ever 1-0 […]

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BU’s Chris Nowinski Slams the NFL for Its Concussion Research Efforts

Perhaps no series of events better underscores the contrast between the glitz and glamour of professional football and its dark underbelly than what transpired on Wednesday. […]

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ESPN Thought Northwestern Played in the Beanpot Instead of Northeastern

For the 28th consecutive year, Northeastern won’t win the Beanpot. But they’re still a part of the tournament, contrary to what ESPN may think. During […]

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Boston University Beat Lehigh on a Funky Little Buzzer-Beater

Though Boston University is a hockey school, and emphatically so. But every once in a while, a little magic happens on the hardwood. The 12-11 […]

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Martha Coakley to Join Boston University School of Law as Adjunct

Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will join Boston University’s School of Law as an adjunct professor, the school announced Thursday. Coakley, who graduated BU […]

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The Citgo Sign Is for Sale

Update: Thursday, 3:18 p.m. The Globe reports that the Citgo sign itself is not part of the deal, but the building’s air rights are. A billboard company is […]

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You Can See Martin Luther King Jr.’s Briefcase at BU

It’s very worn from all his travels.

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Boston University Hockey Player Reportedly Suspended Rest of Year for Gambling

Nick Roberto, a junior forward on Boston University’s men’s ice hockey team, will not return to action this season due to a team-imposed suspension for gambling, College Hockey […]


The NFL May Have Pulled Out of a BU Brain Disease Study

Boston University announced Tuesday that it has been given $16 million to study the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)—a condition often linked to sports-related […]

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Boston University Finally Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

The board of trustees at Boston University voted last Thursday to revoke the honorary degree it awarded alleged serial rapist Bill Cosby in May 2014—224 […]

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Boston’s Already Well-Paid University Heads Got a Raise in 2013

Presidents of private colleges and universities saw a 5.6 percent raise in salary from 2012 to 2013, to a median of $436,000, according to new report from […]