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Boston University to Honor Uzo Aduba at Alumni Event

The awards just keep coming in for Uzo Aduba. The Orange Is the New Black star and Medfield native is coming to Boston this weekend for Boston […]

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Hey BU! Fordham University Just Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree

Fordham University has never rescinded one of its honorary degrees in the school’s 174-year history. In an email to students Thursday, administrators announced they would […]

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BU Alum Ryan Whitney Announces Retirement From Professional Hockey

Boston University alum and Scituate native Ryan Whitney has retired from professional hockey at 32, citing health issues. The 6-foot-4 defenseman made the announcement Sunday on Twitter: […]

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How Much Do Debt-Strapped Graduates of Boston’s Universities Make?

Somewhere in between the 239th bowl of microwave ramen and the eighth rat darting through the illegal attic apartment in Allston, a college student in […]

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See Where Massachusetts Universities Rank in U.S. News’s Best Colleges List

U.S. News and World Report released its 2016 “Best Colleges” rankings Wednesday, with Massachusetts colleges and universities predictably well-represented. There was little movement within the top 10, […]

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‘Ghost Bike’ Ceremony Honors Cyclist Killed in Back Bay Accident

After Anita Kurmann’s death, her mother came to Boston and tied a ribbon to a pole at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street […]

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BU, Harvard Legends Chris Drury, Angela Ruggiero to Join U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

USA Hockey announced its latest class of Hall of Fame inductees Monday, and this year’s crop has a distinct Massachusetts flair. Boston University forward and 1998 […]

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BU Legend Jim Craig Selling 19 ‘Miracle on Ice’ Items

Thirty-five years after Team USA shocked the world by defeating a heavily favored Soviet squad at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, the man […]

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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 […]