Category: Metro

Metropolitik: The endless campaign ends

November 8th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Graham Wilson, Metro, Newsmakers 0 comments

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By Graham Wilson, College of Arts & Sciences

Asking a political scientist to write about an election campaign before the results come in is like asking the theater critic to file a review of a play at intermission…

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Do you need to take a vitimin? We broke down A-K

October 3rd, 2012 in 2012, Joan Salge Blake, Metro, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

We tend to get overwhelmed just by standing in the vitamin aisle, so we asked Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN, a spokesperson for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, to break down the letters for us…

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Sabermetrics: Analysts and athletes play ball

May 29th, 2012 in 2012, Andy Andres, College of General Studies, Metro, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Andy Andres, College of General Studies

Until 10 years ago, Andy Andres drew a line between his passion for baseball and his academic career…

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Opinion: Millennials are voters

April 25th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Fred Bayles, Metro, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors 0 comments

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By Fred Bayles, College of Communication

We can expect the usual “so what” response from political pundits to a new Harvard Institute of Politics poll that found growing support for President Obama among the Millennial Generation – the population cohort between the ages of 18 and 29…

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Experts slam Senate bill on disclosure of child witnesses

February 9th, 2012 in 2012, College of Communication, Metro, Newsmakers, T. Barton Carter 0 comments

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T. Barton Carter, College of Communication

First Amendment and media law experts blasted a bill, which is aimed at jailing anyone who discloses the identities of child witnesses, as “broad” and “unconstitutional.”…

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Dressing up the dining hall

January 25th, 2012 in 2012, BU in the News, Metro, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Typically, college is not fondly remembered for culinary experiences, as students shuffle between the cafeteria and pizza joint…

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