Erik M. Weitzman


Murphy, Silber Gain in Poll

Any hopes of making early predictions on the outcome of the Democratic gubernatorial race are over. With the Democratic state


Navy Reverses Stand On ROTC Funds For Two Gay Men

Under pressure from members of Congress and several prominent universities, the Secretary of the Navy has dropped demands that two


Silber Moves to Second in Poll

You can call him a tyrannical extremist, or you can call him a brilliant visionary. But after this week's poll


Mass. Higher Education System Faces Tough Times

When it comes to funding for higher education, the Bay State is clearly exceptional. Every other state in the nation


City Is One Step Closer To Tighter Rent Control

Cambridge is one step closer to obtaining legal authority to tighten up rent control regulations, thanks to a measure passed


Weld Regroups After Loss

Things are looking good for House Minority Leader Steven D. Pierce (R-Westfield). To judge by all the outward sings, Pierce


GOP Takes Center Ring at Convention Circus

Madame Secretary, first Suffolk and Norfolk reports Steve Pierce: 64, Paul Cronin: 4, and Bill Weld: 85. Loud cheers and


Silber Blasts Ed Schools, Makes Plea For Reform

Stressing a central theme of his gubernatorial candidacy, Boston University President John R. Silber reiterated his call for widespread educational


Silber Skirts Trouble At Kennedy School Lunch

Democratic gubernatorial candidate John R. Silber stayed out of trouble in a brief visit to the Kennedy School of Government


Republican Gubernatorial Hopefuls Face Off at the Kennedy School

House Minority Leader Steven D. Pierce (R-Westfield) admitted last night at a debate between Republican gubernatorial candidates that he made


Lawsuit Stalls Development of Gutted Site

Despite a year of community review and the approval of the city's planning board, a proposal to replace a building


Yard Gets New Main Auto, Truck Entrance

Getting into Harvard is still the hardest part. For the second time in six years, the University is trying to


Objectivists Debate Socialists

Democratic Socialists squared off against Objectivists last night at the Kennedy School of Government in a spirited debate over the


Police Impostor Calls Other Area Colleges

The same crank caller who has harassed more than a dozen Harvard students has struck at other Massachusetts colleges as

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art


ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload

Unloading the Ad Board