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Why Hasn’t BU Rescinded Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree?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

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BU Is the Latest to Rename Its Business School for a Donor

Boston University just renamed its business school the Questrom School of Business thanks to a $50 million donation, the largest in the university’s history, from Allen Questrom, former CEO of […]

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WBUR Pays Tribute to David Carr

It was, as Christopher Lydon, host of WBUR’s Radio Open Source, put it, “another blue Monday” without the appearance of David Carr’s weekly “Media Equation” column […]

Arts & Entertainment

Follow Friday: Boston University

Follow Friday, At a Glance Connect with BU on social media:  Facebook  Twitter  Google+  Instagram  Tumblr Plus, all those departments, clubs, and more. With a large […]

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Boston University Student Newspaper Raises $70,000 in Two Days

Bill O’Reilly finally did something that the general public can collectively applaud: he reportedly pledged to donate $10,000 to help save Boston University’s student-run newspaper from […]

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It’s Hard Being a College Newspaper

For college newspapers, the route to a solvent digital future isn’t always a easy one. Though they’re run by what should be the most digitally focused generation, […]

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Boston University Could Lose the Print Version of Their Student-Run Newspaper

The stresses of figuring out how to keep the print model relevant in an age when the dissemination of information comes largely from online platforms […]

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FX President, Boston University Grad Will Give Inside Look at The Simpsons App

Update: The event has been postponed until further notice. We will update this post when a new date is scheduled for the event. Earlier: At the […]

Wellness

Study Finds Significant Health Benefits When Air Pollution is Reduced

Discussions about cutting carbon emissions often focus on environmental and climate change benefits. But a new study from researchers at the Boston University School of […]

Arts & Entertainment

BU’s All-Female A Cappella Group Will Open for Lena Dunham at the Wilbur

Meet Chordially Yours, Boston University’s all-female a cappella group that just landed themselves a killer act for next month when they’ll be the opening act […]

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Medford Resident to Returning Students: ‘Nobody Likes You’ [Updated]

Medford resident Kim Costa has something “really important” to say—and she seems to have a lot of supporters behind her—to all of the students who […]

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Q&A: Qais Akbar Omar, Author of A Fort of Nine Towers

Qais Akbar Omar’s childhood was bookended by occupations: the withdrawal of the Soviets in 1989 and the American invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. In between, […]