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Campus Cyberstalking, Drug Arrests Up Last Year, Robberies Down

Stalking and drug-related arrests, the latter mostly on the Medical Campus, spiked at BU last year, while the number of thefts plunged, according to the University’s 2018 Security and Fire Safety Report. Stalking and drug bust incidents on the three campuses totaled 30 and 118 respectively, up from 22 and 55 the previous year, according to […]


Changing the Narrative on Opioids

To fight the opioid crisis plaguing America, we need to move beyond punishment and stigma to a deeper understanding, panelists said Friday evening at the BU Center for the Humanities (BUCH) Fall Forum: Humanities Approaches to the Opioid Crisis, cohosted by the School of Public Health. “We’ll make strides much more quickly if we recognize that […]


Diversifying Silicon Valley

They are determined to use their experience, influence, and positions to help make their business, organization, and world a more inclusive place. They are breaking barriers—and then reaching back to help those behind them overcome the same hurdles. They are mentoring students or younger colleagues, hiring diverse candidates, offering opportunities, and ensuring that employees succeed […]


A Fascination with Disaster

The faded sign is nothing more than a simple wooden board, a faint white hand painted on its center, the index finger pointing ahead. But mystery shrouds much of the story behind this 19th-century signpost: the direction it was meant to point, who painted it, or details of its journey into and around one of […]


How Do I Register to Vote in the 2018 Midterm Elections?

The 2018 midterm congressional and various state elections are just five weeks away and with control of the US House of Representatives (and possibly the US Senate) very much up for grabs, the stakes have never been higher. Democrats hope to take back the House (the Senate may be a longer shot), while Republicans are […]


Making News

C. D. “Budd” Ruffin,the District 2 commissioner from rural Choctaw County, Ala., is a big guy—defensive-lineman big—and he sweats a bit as he stands in the grand marble rotunda of the Russell Senate Office Building in his sport coat and scally cap. Ruffin came to Capitol Hill to lobby Alabama’s congressional delegation to fund workforce […]


15 Retailers That Offer Student Discounts

Love to shop but have a limited budget? Not to worry. Many national and local retailers offer discounts to college students that can result in substantial savings. Simply show your Terrier ID card, and you can save as much as 15 percent on items from housewares to apparel. Check out our list of 15 stores […]


Empowering First Gen Students to be Leaders

They are determined to use their experience, influence, and positions to help make their business, organization, and world a more inclusive place. They are breaking barriers—and then reaching back to help those behind them overcome the same hurdles. They are mentoring students or younger colleagues, hiring diverse candidates, offering opportunities, and ensuring that employees succeed […]