News & Features

Harvard's new Sexual Misconduct Policy Receives Backlash from Law Professors
More than two dozen current and former Harvard Law professors are asking the university to change their new policy. BU News Service legal correspondent John-Michael Sedor has the story. More
Clinton Campaigns for Coakley
Former President Bill Clinton fired up a campaign rally for Martha Coakley on Thursday. Ashely Paul and Kalie Greenberg report from Clark University in Worcester. More
BU-Based Journalist Detained in Russia Plans Early Return to US
Joe Bergantino, executive director of the New England Center for Investigative Reporting based at Boston University, will leave Russia ahead of schedule after being detained and released over a visa issue. More
Not Seeing Red: Pedestrians Concerned About Back Bay Drivers
Residents of Back Bay express thoughts on an occurrence they are not too thrilled is becoming a trend. Kalie Greenberg  More
Coakley Campaign Continues to Champion Children
The race for the Massachusetts gubernatorial seat is in dead heat. Reporter Emilia Capuzzi takes look into Democratic Martha Coakley’s campaign. More
Swing Time on the Lawn on D
Swing Time on the Lawn on D has glowing reception. Supriya Muppala has more on the interactive instillation. More
Swan Lake Takes Flight in Boston
Tchaikovsky’s iconic Swan Lake flies in new direction at Boston Ballet More
Opinion: The Time for Gay Marriage is Now
Commentator Joe Weil says now is the perfect time for the Supreme Court to address gay marriage. More
Audio Slideshow: Running With A BU Senior
Pia Cosculluela takes us on a run through the city. More


Birding in Boston - What Urban Birds Tell Us
Scientists explore what urban birds in Boston can tell them about the local environment.
New Parkinsons Drug Shows Positive Results in Rat Study
The seven to ten million people suffering from Parkinson’s can attest that the diagnosis is a harrowing one, foreshadowing an ever-changing cocktail of drugs, symptoms, and side effects for life. But, a new drug may have changed that- for rats at least.
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.

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