College students vulnerable to bipolar disorder

People with a predisposition toward bipolar disorder are particularly at risk during college, with more than 50 percent of all cases starting between the ages of 15 to 25.

BU remains frank about recent bad news

BU’s president been open despite unfortunate recent news, including murder, fire, sexual assault, hazing, Peeping Toms, and a bad joke.

Mass. home foreclosures rise 36 percent

More than 850 Massachusetts homeowners lost properties to foreclosure in March as lenders stepped up seizures of homes that have long been in default.

Hit by twister, city plans to come back stronger

Less than a year after a devastating tornado, Springfield officials unveiled a sweeping plan for structural rebuilding and cultural revitalization.

// Taunton casino plan includes water park, three hotels

The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is proposing a 150,000-square-foot project that it estimates would generate $120 million annually for the region.


Racist reaction to finale tarnishes Bruins run

Bruins fans and others swapped racist comments on social media after a black forward for the Washington Capitals scored the decisive goal in overtime of Game 7.

Tech Superpowers shuts down Newbury Street store

A boutique Newbury Street Apple reseller has closed after 15 years, unable to compete with the massive flagship that Apple opened around the corner four years ago.

Bill Belichick thought the Patriots ‘‘had a good day today’’ to begin the NFL draft.

Patriots trade picks, get Jones, Hightower

The Patriots moved up in the first round twice, first trading to get to No. 21 and take Chandler Jones and then trading for the 25th pick, where they chose Dont’a Hightower.

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Degree of uncertainty

For many college graduates, the bohemian phase is no longer optional.

Dustin Hoffman became a star with his role in 1967’s “The Graduate,” which gets a 45th-anniversary showing at the Coolidge.

Remastered versions of  ‘The Graduate’ and ‘The Holy Grail’ aim for new generation

What seemed hilarious back in 1967 or 1975 might not necessarily seem so today. Both of these movies suffer a further burden of history.


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Celtics 87, Bucks 74

Celtics win, head to Atlanta

The Celtics didn’t get home-court advantage for the first round, so Doc Rivers will get to find out if his emphasis on health and rest has paid off when his team visits Atlanta.