Your iPad (and iPhone) is Covered in Bacteria

We all know that iPads (or your favorite tablet of choice) are being used for more than per­sonal rea­sons. Com­mu­nity tablets and other touch­screen devices have become com­mon­place, espe­cially in […]

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Northeastern Adopts New Sustainability Program

This week, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity became Boston’s first col­lege to join the Real Food Chal­lenge, which is a national cam­paign through which col­leges pledge to pur­chase 20 per­cent of their food from […]

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About Face

For half a cen­tury, one theory about the way we expe­ri­ence and express emo­tion has helped shape how we prac­tice psy­chology, do police work, and even fight ter­rorism. But what […]

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Boston Ranked Healthiest Metro Area In U.S.

We’ve reported a lot on Boston’s health rank­ings. We were ranked the second fittest city in the U.S. by Forbes and Mass­a­chu­setts was ranked the second fittest state by the same pub­li­ca­tion. United Health Foun­da­tion ranked Mass. fourth in the […]

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Northeastern To Go Smoke-​​Free

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity announced Monday that its campus will go com­pletely smoke-​​​​free begin­ning fall 2013 in an effort to improve campus-​​​​wide health, making it one of the first large Boston colleges […]

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The Best College Gyms in Boston

Think col­lege cam­puses are just about the class­rooms? Think again. We vis­ited some of Boston’s best campus gyms, and what we found—juice bars, lazy rivers, climbing walls, and kayak rentals—will […]

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Vegetarian and Vegan Options on Campus

Throughout the dining halls on Boston’s cam­puses, stu­dents that decide to take the animal-​​​​free route embark on a chal­lenge. Many stu­dents rely on campus dining halls for all of their […]

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