BU News Service reporters Kirsten Johnson and Matthew Younis join veteran Boston broadcaster and BU Journalism Prof. RD Sahl in Rome for the Canonization of Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. (Tip: Click Play to watch, then Playlist to find full coverage.)

News & Features

Students Rent Remotely, Find Substandard Housing on Arrival
Students who don’t have a chance to take a look at rental apartments before they arrive in the area sometimes find they've signed a lease on a dump. More
BU Journalism Students Win Raft of Awards
Boston University journalism students won a raft of awards in the past year for their breaking news and features reporting, and for overall excellence. BU News Service was named top online news site by Associated Press, Massachusetts/Rhode Island, and the Society of Professional Journalists, Region I. More
Childhood Friends Reconnect Over Home Brewing
Childhood friends Ed Guild and Chris Wilson reconnected in Boston over home brewing, a trend that perfectly exemplifies their love of science mixed with art. More
BU's International Students: Decision to Go Home After Graduation Depends on Field of Study
Though recent studies state international students are likely to return home for better employment opportunities after graduation, some Boston University students say it depends on their major. More
VIDEO: Kelly Greenberg Resigns as Women's Basketball Coach
Boston University women's basketball coach, Kelly Greenberg, resigned Wednesday amidst allegations of emotional abuse of players. Andre Khatchaturian reports. More
Runner Profile: Kate Giere Fundraises for Beth Israel
Kate Giere ran the Boston Marathon, raising $7,500 for Beth Israel Hospital after seeing the hospital's strength in 2013. More
Dreamfar Organization Trains Teens to Run
Dreamfar organization helps Boston teens get active and train for future Marathons. More
Saucony's Limited Edition Running Shoes
Saucony and the Marathon Sports store rolled out the green carpet to welcome the fortunate few who managed to snag a pair of the Kinvara 5 Boston Edition running shoes. More
Dana-Farber Team Races for World Without Cancer
VIDEO: The Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team, more than 700 strong, will race again to raise funds in support of the battle against cancer. More


Dr. Google is Full of Sh**
As the popularity of fecal matter transplants skyrockets, some researchers and doctors are worried we need to slow down and evaluate these treatments more carefully.
Feeling It
What modern video games could learn from their analogue ancestors.
The Striking Nature of Venom
Exposure to toxic venom hardly seems like a recipe for alleviating pain, but the proteins in snake bites and bee stings might represent a safer alternative to opioids.

Special Reports

JFK: A Death in Dallas
The nation paused to remember on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a son of Massachusetts. BUNS responded with special coverage from Boston, Washington and Dallas.
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.
Inauguration 2013
BU News Service traveled to Washington, DC, to cover the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.