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Field notes from the funding cliff: Massachusetts’ autistic youth graduate with abysmal options

NOTE: The persons involved in this story chose to remain partially anonymous. David’s future could have been an easy case. The 21-year-old from Amherst was never confused about his future. He never decided to veer off his chosen track: to work on cars. He did not gravitate toward an inaccessible or risky career. He had […]

Get fit in 2014: BU programs help students meet exercise goals for the new year

With the start of the New Year, resolutions to “become a better person” and make mental and physical self-improvements are in the air. However, maintaining these resolutions prove to be more difficult than creating them. According to the University of Scranton’s study of resolution statistics, only 46 percent of resolutions were maintained after the six-month […]

Up and Running

BU students get involved with training for the 2014 Boston Marathon As temperatures drop to near or below freezing for the next few months, those who have decided to participate in the 2014 Boston Marathon are lacing up their sneakers for longer and more frequent training runs.Nick Smith, a second-year medical student, meets with Boston […]

Learning by way of the stage

Diversifying the college experience through the performing arts Kathryn Vaz, now a College of Communication sophomore, took art classes every year during high school. She was vice president of the drama club and participated in countless state-wide acting competitions. She even started her high school’s photography club. However, Vaz said she chose to major in […]

Under the eye of the FBI

Writer and professor Asimov drawn into communist paranoia Among the anti-war protesters of Boston University in the 1960s, prolific science fiction writer and biochemist Isaac Asimov made a place for himself as a professor and mentor. Asimov wrote about everything from mystery and fantasy to science fiction to popular science, but he never wrote about […]