This year, Americans are expected to spend a whopping $7.4 billion on Halloween: candy, costumes, and decorations. Confectionary sales alone are expected to top $2.5 billion dollars. The only thing sweeter than all that candy is our list of frightfully fun (and mostly free) haunted happenings taking place on and off campus this weekend. We’ve […]
If the deadline for an agreement between the Service Employees International Union, representing BU’s more than 700 custodial, maintenance, skilled trade, and mail employees, and the University is not reached by the deadline of midnight Friday, October 31, the workers have voted to strike. University officials have answered some frequently asked questions of […]
More than 700 custodial, maintenance, skilled trade, and mail employees are threatening to strike unless the University agrees to freeze their health insurance contributions and increase wages more than BU has offered to do. The workers voted yesterday to authorize a possible strike if their union, Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union (SEI […]
As Neil Roberts finishes his 30th season as head coach of BU men's soccer, the five-time National Soccer Coaches Association of America New England Soccer Coach of the Year looks back at his career and talks about his coaching style, his former players, and his appreciation for the game.
The study was so explosive that an entire Harvard conference was convened to debunk it: research published last year concluding that being mildly obese does not shorten life span, while being slightly overweight actually could lengthen it. Spearheaded by epidemiologist Katherine Flegal of the Centers for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistic […]