When Boston University track and field’s Sarah Cicchetti spun and threw a 20 pound metal ball more than 56 feet in the season’s first meet, it was more than an impressive toss: it broke a 31-year-old school record in the weight throw. Cicchetti threw the record-breaker at home, at the Track and Tennis Center, at […]
I admit, I always get excited around holidays. But not just Flag Day. I like Christmas, too. But this year I’d like to “shine a little light,” if you’ll pardon the pun, on a new controversy about that old classic Christmas tale Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. There was a recent poll by Hollywood Reporter/Morning Consult […]
It’s a true-life story that sounds like a Hollywood blockbuster. A World War II disaster at sea. Heroic survival. A top-secret cover-up. Nazis. An abandoned chateau. Safecracking. Stolen art. A daughter’s love. And a happy ending. In fact, Garland Waller has already made the movie—a documentary starring her 94-year-old father, John Waller—about her father’s guilty […]
The Grinch who stole Christmas came early to BU this season: students have reported that their holiday packages are being pilfered from apartment foyers and other unprotected common areas. But you can thwart thieves by taking several precautions, according to the Boston University Police Department. And University police are pulling some technology out of their […]
Finals are fast approaching and that means pressure: last-minute papers, final projects, looming exams. And how about managing to fit in some holiday fun—when, where, with whom? Yikes! Our four 60-second videos can help. They’re designed to get you to slow down, take a deep breath, and relax. Give it a try.