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Bad breaks for BU fans

BU and BC share what some call the most important college rivalry in the nation. Of course, Rhett and his Terriers need the support of BU fans filling Section 8 and the rest of Walter Brown Arena to the maximum, to both inspire the team to victory and yell themselves hoarse intimidating BC with our […]

Judge rules 911 tape inadmissible

In a stunning blow to the Commonwealth’s case against alleged rapist Abdelmajid Akouk, the judge ruled the 911 call between a Loretto Hall security guard and a Boston University Police Department dispatcher inadmissible. Judge James McDaniel sustained defense attorney John Galvin’s objection to the tape, citing hearsay, opinions heard on the transmission and several statements […]

BU teacher honored by Pres. Clinton

With his days left in office numbered, President Bill Clinton honored Boston University professor Charles DeLisi, who was among 28 recipients of the Presidential Citizens Awards at a White House ceremony last week. DeLisi, internationally regarded as the father of the Humane Genome Project according to BU, is the Arthur G.B. Metcalf Professor of Science […]

Study warns quick-fix diets don’t trim post-holiday flab

As students returned to school this week from winter break, they carried back more than they left with. And after a month’s worth of home-cooked meals and Christmas cookies, it’s more than just gifts and new clothes. In the days following the holiday season and in the tradition of New Year’s resolutions, thousands of college […]

Ketter assumes VP position at Globe

William Ketter, the College of Communication’s journalism department chair, relinquished his post at Boston University yesterday, following a promotion to vice president of community relations at The Boston Globe. “It is an opportunity that comes along infrequently,” said Ketter of his newly created position at the Globe. Professor Jim Thistle took over as acting-chairman yesterday. […]