The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered Icon, 100 Warrenton St., shut indefinitely over a pair of incidents in which detectives found underage drinkers on the premises. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether to punish Venu for a September incident that left people drenched in cheap champagne and two BPD detectives unable to ferret out the underage drinkers they suspected were part of the festive crowd. Read more.
Greg Cook braved the rain for last night's anti-Bannon, anti-Nazi protest outside the Kennedy School in Harvard Square.
The Crimson reports the Harvard men's cross-country team keeps a spreadsheet about women athletes, but that it no longer includes notes on specific physical attributes or which women seem to be getting which kind of dick.
"We have really changed the team culture since then, and now the spreadsheet is clean and we try to refrain from making comments like that," [the current team captain] said.
Tufts Daily reports on the action by members of the Tufts chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi after the national told them they couldn't accept a transgender person.
The Crimson reports administrators made the decision after discovering the lewd rating of women athletes that started in 2012 continued right through this year.
The Huntington News reports on a Suffolk Superior Court lawsuit by a Northeastern student.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today tossed a lawsuit by Harvard students who wanted a judge to make Harvard sell off its endowment's holding in fossil-fuel companies. Read more.
Earlier today, 376 Northeastern students got low to the ground, made like crabs and moved backwards in unison, as a representative from the Guinness Book of World Records sternly watched and counted and then gave them all a large certificate proving they had just set a world record for mass crab walking, at least by humans.
So far, the only photos I've found are of students getting ready to get on the ground and then posing afterwards with the certificate. Anybody have any crabby photos?
The Huntington News reports a male Northeastern student who got to Skyping with a woman he met on Facebook disrobed for her - after which she demanded $500 to not send the photo to his friends. And another student told campus police a guy who said his son was in the morgue convinced the student to give him $600 - but that wasn't enough because now the guy is calling him asking for more.
The Crimson reports 12 Harvard women tried out for Hasty Pudding Theatricals's cast for its annual celebrity roasts but that none received callbacks. The Crimson notes Hasty Pudding prefers men to play women because it "challenges traditional perceptions of masculinity."
Separately, the Crimson reports one of those male-only "finals" clubs has hired Harvey Silverglate in its bid to remain the preserve of he-men.
Elmer shows us the remains of Î–Î¨ fraternity's year-starting carbash, in which people take turns, well, bashing a car.
A disgusted Mission Hill resident filed this report from Hillside Street, shortly before noon:
Just got back from walking my dog in the middle of the street since most of the sidewalks look like this. This trash has been on the sidewalk next to our house since yesterday early evening. Come on City of Boston and Mayor Walsh, you can do better!!! As a nurse who's been living here since the Spring I'm not finding this unsanitary situation amusing... My 1st and last 9/1 on the Hill!
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