The Globe reports one of the U's exclusive men's clubs held a party after deciding to admit women that featured much debauchery, including, yes, women in shark costumes (like this?), and that's just not the sort of thing a proper Harvard gentleman should be caught near, and now the club is being forced to sit in a corner and take a serious time out.
The Huntington News reports a Northeastern student narrowly avoided setting his or her dorm on fire by trying to cook a bag of Corn Puffs in an oven.
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Bomb threats against both Cambridge public schools and Harvard University today proved unfounded, Cambridge Police report. Read more.
About 50 Northeastern students protesting in support of higher wages for both adjunct professors and people who make the minimum wage blocked the E Line at Forsyth Street for several speeches and chants this afternoon. Read more.
A crackdown on underage drinkers in Cleveland Circle has sent the fake-ID crowd outward in Brighton, forcing bars that want no part of them to step up their ID checking.
The news came too late for Porter Belly's, on Washington Street in Brighton Center, which found itself before the Boston Licensing Board this morning to explain why police snared two underage drinkers there one night in September - one of whom needed a ride down to District D-14 after he allegedly tried to evade a police detective asking to see his real ID, not the fake license in his wallet. Read more.
The Huntington News reports on an incident early on Nov. 1 involving a student "in a cow suit and potentially possessing a knife."
The Globe reports on the growing horde of college students moving into East Boston, driving out immigrants and driving up local prices (already tacos that used to go for $1 have jumped to $3). But in one of those picture-tells-a-thousand-words moments, the story is illustrated by a photo that proves you can now rent an apartment on Havre Street that comes with stainless-steel appliances and granite countertops.
The Daily Free Press reports on an incident around 2 a.m. today in a dorm on Harry Agganis Way.
It's Northeastern's annual underwear run, and thousands of students in their underwear are streaming down Huntington Avenue towards the Pru.
Around 8:30 p.m. at 96 Fenway, by a black man, around 5'8" with short hair and wearing a blue zip-up jacket.
A city zoning rule that bans more than four undergraduates in an apartment isn't working, city officials said today, so they've begun looking at changes that would let them start levying fines on landlords who persist in overcrowding their units. Read more.
MassArt student Maj-Britt Pedersen writes about having her non-textile dress rejected from a MassArt showing at Copley Place because it's made out of cigarette packs:
In today's world of Donald Trump and heroin overdoses, how could a dress constructed of cigarette packs be deemed too controversial? Cigarettes are not illegal. Nowhere on the dress does it tell anyone they should smoke. In fact, the bust is made up of the warnings.
Mike McD shows us the bare shelves at the Fenway Target tonight.
Shannon Dooling captured a moment on the Charles River this morning.
Imagine being the building super who has to clean this Gardner Street yard up.
Brad Burns spotted some Allston Christmas carolers (and elves handing out fresh fruit from Fresh Format) at Comm. Ave. and Harvard this morning.