Category: Boston.com

The Boston University Castle is an architectural time machine

Boston.com Keith Morgan, College of Arts & Sciences Ever wondered what Tudor England would have been like? Step inside the Boston University Castle and get a peek into the past… Expert quote: “It’s a building that most people would consider a Tudor Revival structure. We know Lindsey had visited a major English country house [called] […]

What the suicide-by-text case has in common with a 19th-century trial

Boston.com David Rossman, School of Law The case against Michelle Carter, a doe-eyed Massachusetts teen accused of encouraging her boyfriend to kill himself via text messages, is both disturbing and unusual… Expert quote: “If you can be convicted of murder by persuading or convincing someone else to kill themselves, you can certainly be convicted of […]

If this site is taking you to the App Store, we’re sorry

Boston.com Martin Egele, College of Engineering If you’ve owned an iPhone or Android recently, you’ve likely experienced it… Expert quote: “If you load in your browser a specific URL containing something called ITMS … any Apple device will happily open the iTunes music store. It’s not necessarily malicious, but let’s call it questionable business, if […]