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Late Raiders QB Ken Stabler Donated His Brain, Spinal Cord to Boston University

Legendary Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken “The Snake” Stabler, who led the Silver and Black to victory in Super Bowl XI, died of Stage 4 colon […]

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Now More Than Ever, BU Must Rescind Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Things aren’t looking great for honorary Boston University alumnus Bill Cosby. A federal judge in Philadelphia unsealed records Monday from a 2005 civil suit, in which Cosby […]

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This BU-BC Charity Hockey Game Roster Is Bonkers

As long as Boston University and Boston College are in business, and a slow, sweaty Green Line branch runs between them, every meeting between the […]

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White Power Group Takes Aim at Boston University’s Saida Grundy

Updated at 2:20 p.m.: Boston University spokesman Colin Riley said that the school’s police are investigating the posters and will prosecute to the fullest extent of […]

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Did Rhode Island Nuns Cause BU Hockey’s National Championship Choke?

Back on April 11, the ink appeared dry on Boston University’s storybook ending. Thrusting the previous year’s failings firmly into their rear-view, the Terriers were poised […]

Arts & Entertainment

Q&A with Black Mass Co-Author Dick Lehr

The official trailer for Black Mass was finally released in May, complete with a menacing Johnny Depp as gangster Whitey Bulger, a swaggering Joel Edgerton as disgraced FBI […]

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Incoming Boston University Professor Saida Grundy Accused of Telling Alleged Rape Survivor to ‘Go Cry Somewhere’

Incoming Boston University associate professor Saida Grundy, whose racially charged tweets calling white college males a “problem population” sparked a media firestorm last week, is […]

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Meredith Vieira Brought Left Shark to BU Commencement

Trailblazing journalist and television host Meredith Vieira delivered Boston University’s 142nd Commencement address Sunday with a little help from a finned friend. Vieira—whose address touched […]

Arts & Entertainment

A Look Back at When B.B. King Rocked Boston University’s Presidential Inauguration

Legendary blues artist B.B. King died Thursday night in Las Vegas, two weeks after entering hospice care for dehydration. The Mississippi native, as well-known for […]

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Controversial BU Professor Saida Grundy Calls for Dialogues on Race

Incoming Boston University assistant professor Saida Grundy landed herself in hot water over the weekend for racially charged tweets, screenshot by UMass Amherst student Nick […]

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Is This Metro Boston Cover Image Sexist?

Tuesday’s Metro Boston cover attracted the ire of some who found the newspaper’s cover image and headline sexist, and it prompted an apology from the newspaper’s […]

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Why Hasn’t BU Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree?

A year ago this month, the sun beat down on Boston University’s Class of 2014, sweating underneath their red gowns, as well as the 20,000 or so […]

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Meredith Vieira Named BU Commencement Speaker

Emmy-winning journalist and television host Meredith Vieira will deliver the commencement address for Boston University’s Class of 2015, President Robert Brown announced at the school’s senior breakfast […]

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BU Rape Survivor Blasts School’s Response in Open Letter

Update: Tuesday, 4:45 p.m.  BU spokesperson Colin Riley provided the following statement in an email: “Boston University takes every report of sexual misconduct seriously and […]

Arts & Entertainment

Q&A: Uzo Aduba Talks Running the Boston Marathon, Orange Is the New Black Season Three

As an athletic kid growing up in bucolic Medfield, it’s unlikely that Uzo Aduba imagined that she’d one day make an Emmy-award winning splash for […]