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2010 Muzzle Awards on campus

Harvard and Yale universities felt the sting of the global economic collapse firsthand in 2009, as the endowments of these stalwart New England Ivy League members dropped by nearly a third. The schools didn’t fare much better in the free marketplace of
Harvard and Yale once again lead the way . . . for academic censorship
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE  |  July 02, 2010
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Cyberchondriacs

Last year, a co-worker (who shall remain nameless to save her from additional embarrassment) discovered a bug bite on her leg. It was slightly different than a typical mosquito bite; it was more bruise-like, and a bit painful to the touch. Not having a
Online health info can make you crazy
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 24, 2009

Oil's well


Twelve American universities with Persian Gulf campuses
By HARVEY SILVERGLATE AND KYLE SMEALLIE  |  September 25, 2008

Learning not to kill

This article originally appeared in the February 27, 1998 issue of the Boston Phoenix.

New techniques mean that medical students can learn without killing animals. So why won't BU get with the program?


By SARAH MCNAUGHT  |  February 28, 2008
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What’s wrong with being sexy?

“Laughing is good,” she tells them, and her students laugh uncomfortably. And then the lesson begins. 
One woman’s story of gaining empowerment as a sex educator
By AMY LITTLEFIELD  |  February 13, 2008
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Screwing the youth

Wole Akinbi was 16 when someone phoned to say his best friend had been shot.
When the budget gets tight, young people become an easy target  
By BRIAN C. JONES  |  August 20, 2007


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LJ’s BBQ

We first discovered LJ’s in a storefront on an out-of-the-way corner near Providence College, and it was love at first bite.
Same great taste, better location
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  November 29, 2006
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Med school drug pushers

You may have heard of a little ongoing row about a Merck drug called Vioxx, which was pulled from the market in 2004 due to evidence that it caused serious heart problems in some users.
How scientists are selling out to drug companies
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  April 12, 2006