News & Features

Tsarnaev Trial Opening Statements Begin
It was an emotional day of witness testimonies at opening statements for the Tsarnaev trial. More
Special Report:<br /> Tsarnaev on Trial
Opening statements are slated to begin today in the long-awaited federal trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Check back for updates from BU News Service. More
Last Call for Restaurant Damaged in Marathon Bombing
Forum, the Boylston street restaurant which had reopened after being heavily damaged in the Boston Marathon bombings closed its doors for the final time after a rent increase. More
New England's First Cannabis Convention
BU News Service reporter Jake Lucas attended the first ever New England Cannabis Convention at the Park Plaza Hotel in  More
Boston Residents Swamped with Trash After Storms
BU News Service reporter Christina Lob speaks with Boston residents for BU TV News about the lack of trash pickup  More
Tufts Commemorates Japanese-American Internment During WWII
BU News Service reporter Jun Tsuboike attended Tufts University’s Day of Remembrance commemorating the Japanese-American internment during World War II  More
BU Womens Hockey Punch Ticket to WHEA Semifinals
The BU womens hockey team knew they’d get their best from Vermont Saturday afternoon at Walter Brown Arena, with the Catamounts one loss away from their season ending. More
Evan Rodrigues Hat Trick Not Enough in Terriers Loss
Even though senior Evan Rodrigues netted his second hat-trick of the season, the No. 4 Boston University men’s ice hockey team fell 6-5 to Northeastern on Senior Night at Agganis Arena. More
Audio Interactive: Reflections on David Carr
Although his time at Boston University was brief, NY Times columnist and professor David Carr made a deep impression on his students. Explore this interactive to hear the stories. More


Replanting the Tree of Life
Fossils may be set in stone, but our understanding of evolution changes daily. The advent of DNA sequencing has altered the animal tree of life from a simple ladder to a complex web, which constantly shifts with new information.
Keeping Pace with Humans: Urban Evolution
A select few species evolve fast enough to keep pace with and survive human impacts.
Betting Seed: How Birds Give in to Gambling
Humans may not be the only animals hypnotized by the chance to win big. New research shows that birds, as well as some other animals, are just as susceptible to going for the jackpot.

Special Reports

CES 2015
BU News Service traveled to Las Vegas to check out the latest in tech at the Consumer Electronics Show.
Boston Says Goodbye to Mayor Menino
Remembering the life of former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino
Mid-term Elections 2014
Complete coverage of the 2014 mid-term elections.
2014 Marathon
Full coverage of the 2014 Boston marathon.