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Sex assault reports up at Boston-area campuses

Campus safety experts say increased reporting suggests that many colleges are improving efforts to address the problem.

The rector’s condo has a two-car garage, pantry with a wine cellar, and a guesthouse, and it is near Boston Common.

Jessica Rinaldi for the Globe

For Trinity Church rector, a $3.6m home

The Beacon Hill rectory for the Rev. Samuel Lloyd III has a two-car garage, a pantry with a wine cellar, and a guesthouse.

ty burr | appreciation

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/02/03/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Ty_Burr_150px-9468.png Lamented last curtain for Philip Seymour Hoffman

With Hoffman’s death, it seems like a hole just got punched, not just in the movies but in the culture as a whole.

MBTA retirement board split on airing records

The debate is on whether state law compels the board to reveal information about the management of a $1.6 billion pension fund.

Irlando Goncalves will be attending Union College.

Yoon S. Byun/Globe Staff

With help, former troublemaker now on to college

Irlando Goncalves once embodied the challenges that confront educators and their students in large urban school systems.

The Nation

Calif. drought a cruel blow for laborers

William Felix, 56, an unemployed forklift driver, attended  a devotional service at the Salvation Army in Los Banos, Calif.

By Scott Smith

The state’s driest year on record has small towns bracing for negative effects on farm workers.

Obama on defense in pregame interview

President Obama defended himself against an array of criticism in an interview during Fox’s Super Bowl pregame show.

Top Republicans stay loyal to Chris Christie

High-profile Republicans were adamant that the New Jersey governor should not resign as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

The World

Protesters disrupt voting in Thailand

Angry residents yelled at police as general election polling stations were blocked by protesters in Bangkok.

By Thomas Fuller

The general election Sunday appeared to be a prelude to a period of continued political paralysis in the country.

Assad forces kill 36 in Aleppo assault

Syrian government helicopters and warplanes unleashed a wave of airstrikes on more than a dozen opposition-held neighborhoods.

South Sudan rebels say pact is broken

Rebel fighters cleaned their rifles in a camp in South Sudan on Sunday.

A brigadier speaking for the rebels said government troops have attacked their positions, violating a cease-fire.

Editorial & Opinion

john e. sununu

In Congress, a secret pork society

By John E. Sununu

For raw muscle, determination, and thicker-than-blood loyalty, it’s hard to match the Agriculture Committees.

JAMES CARROLL

53 years later, Bay of Pigs fiasco goes on

By James Carroll

The failed US invasion of Cuba let loose a cascade of wildly unforeseen consequences.

opinion | Prodita Sabarini

Take that, stereotypes!

In the new Ms. Marvel debut, Kamala Khan is the first Muslim woman character to get a solo title comic series.

By Prodita Sabarini

The new Ms. Marvel is 16-year-old Kamala Khan, a Pakistani-American from Jersey City.

Metro

Sex assault reports up at Boston-area campuses

By Matt Rocheleau

Campus safety experts say increased reporting suggests that many colleges are improving efforts to address the problem.

For Trinity Church rector, a $3.6m home

The rector’s condo has a two-car garage, pantry with a wine cellar, and a guesthouse, and it is near Boston Common.

By Lisa Wangsness

The Beacon Hill rectory for the Rev. Samuel Lloyd III has a two-car garage, a pantry with a wine cellar, and a guesthouse.

With help, former troublemaker now on to college

Irlando Goncalves will be attending Union College.

By Akilah Johnson

Irlando Goncalves once embodied the challenges that confront educators and their students in large urban school systems.

Business ǀ Science

MBTA retirement board split on airing records

By Beth Healy

The debate is on whether state law compels the board to reveal information about the management of a $1.6 billion pension fund.

30 years later, Steve Jobs still inspires

Steve Jobs spoke at the John Hancock Hall on Jan. 30, 1984.

By Callum Borchers

Thirty years after Jobs introduced the Macintosh at a gathering in Boston, his passion still inspires those who were in the audience.

As recovery churns along, firms focus on wealthy

By Nelson D. Schwartz

The customer base for businesses that appeal to the middle class is shrinking as the top tier pulls even further away.

Obituaries

Dr. David Israel, 60; radiologist had knack for fixing what’s broken

“Repairing broken items wasn’t just a hobby — it was a philosophy,” Dr. Israel’s son said.

By Bryan Marquard

Dr. Israel helped other physicians mend bodies, and he just as skillfully restored shattered gadgets others might discard.

Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46; Oscar-winner took edgy roles

In accepting the 2006 best-actor Oscar for “Capote,” Philip Seymour Hoffman thanked his mother, who raised him and his three siblings alone, for taking him to his first play.

Mr. Hoffman was perhaps the most ambitious and widely admired American actor of his generation.

Harold Shaw, 90; managed classical artists

By Vivien Schweitzer

During his career Mr. Shaw’s roster included guitarists Julian Bream and John Williams, and singers Jessye Norman and Janet Baker.

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Sports

Seahawks 43, Broncos 8

Seahawks crush Broncos, win Super Bowl

Winning quarterback Russell Wilson, who threw a pair of touchdown passes, holds the Vince Lombardi Trophy aloft as confetti showers the victorious Seahawks at MetLife Stadium.

By Shalise Manza Young

The Seahawks, the fourth-youngest team in the NFL when this season began, simply dominated the Broncos in a 43-8 win.

Dan Shaughnessy

Peyton Manning was powerless in Super Bowl

A sullen Peyton Manning glared at the scoreboard in the second half of the Seahawks’ rout of the listless Broncos.

By Dan Shaughnessy

In a game that was supposed to define his career, the Broncos QB was smothered and shredded by Pete Carroll’s Seahawks.

On Football

Cliff Avril stepped up for the Seahawks

The Seahawks' Cliff Avril wasn’t a household name before Sunday night, but he wasn’t exactly an unknown, either.

By Ben Volin

The defensive end’s quickness and ability as a pass rusher keyed two defining plays in the Seahawks’ win over the Broncos.

G: Health

When is someone dead?

Erick Munoz sued a hospital to get his wife taken off life support.

By Dr. Lachlan Forrow

Despite legal and medical standards that define when someone is legally brain dead, the determination is sometimes hard to accept.

A Doctor’s View

Following disease into our dreams

By Dr. Sushrut Jangi

You would hope that dreams would remain beyond the grasp of the big data revolution. But that’s no longer the case.

Daily Dose

Turn down the thermostat to lose weight

By Deborah Kotz

Recent research suggests that the cold activates a certain type of fat in your body that boosts the calories you burn.

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ty burr | appreciation

Lamented last curtain for Philip Seymour Hoffman

By Ty Burr

In Practice

New prescription for back pain: patience

By Dr. Suzanne Koven

Health Answers

Do sleeping pills affect your memory?

By Courtney Humphries

Music Review

Lady Antebellum gives happy fans a joy ride

By Sarah Rodman

Album review | Jazz

Panama’s history set to music on ‘Panama 500’

By Jon Garelick

Book Review

‘The Last Days of California’ by Mary Miller

By Eugenia Williamson

Album Review | Pop

Broken Bells, ‘After the Disco’

By Sarah Rodman

Album Review | Art pop

Nicole Atkins, ‘Slow Phaser’

By Marc Hirsh

Album Review | HIP-HOP/WORLD

FOKN Bois, ‘Coz Ov Moni 2’

By Siddhartha Mitter

Album Review | R&B

Candice Glover, ‘Music Speaks’

By Ken Capobianco

Music Review

Sequentia gives Hildegard a mystical voice

By Jeffrey Gantz

Events

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff

Chess Notes

Weekly chess column

By Harold Dondis and Chris Chase

Names

Mark, Donnie Wahlberg have plenty to celebrate

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Jennifer Garner endorses Tom Brady

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Gavin DeGraw performs before Super Bowl

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Harry and the Potters celebrate late teen’s book

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

Names

Hockey history-maker Willie O’Ree in Milton

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein

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