News & Features

Off-Campus Safety A Concern After Allston Fire
Only a few weeks into the school year and off-campus fire safety is again a concern. More
Charles River Is Getting Cleaner
The Charles River is the cleanest it has been since 1995. But are you ready to dive in? More
Obama Delays Immigration Reform
As we head into the midterm elections, President Obama is under fire for delaying immigration reform until all the votes are in. More
For Breast Cancer, Extra Surgery May Not Mean Extra Protection
Public health experts in California have found that bilateral mastectomies—the radical removal of both breasts—are now on the rise. More
New Study On Brain Communication Raises Ethical Questions
What do advances in neuro-technology mean for the future privacy of our thoughts? More
Fishing For Conservation: Sharks As Collateral Damage In Commercial Operations
The prospect of casting a fishing line and snagging a shark might sound exciting to some young anglers, but for the sharks, getting accidentally caught could be a death sentence. More
OPINION: From Lahore, Boston Is My Home Away From Home
A journalism student from Pakistan finds comfort in colonial Boston. More

Special Reports

2014 Marathon
Full coverage of the 2014 Boston marathon.
Marathon, Bombings
On a day that’s normally joyous as runners cross the Boston Marathon finish line, BU News Service switched from chronicling triumph to reporting a tragedy.