The Tech reports on growing outrage over the way pedestrians can be mowed down along the river road.
Associated Press reports Emerson officials are trying to find whoever's scrawling swastikas in campus buildings.
She managed to break away from the attacker by screaming and struggling, causing him to flee the scene.
Simmons Police urged students to avoid the area, right in front of their campus, at night.... Read more
The Crimson reports on a faculty meeting got a little testy when professors wanted to know why the world's greatest university was surveilling them and students. A muckymuck said it was part of a study by one group of researchers on student class attendance.
Prior to beginning the study, Bol said, he was given approval by Harvardâ€™s Institutional Review Board, a federally mandated body... Read more
MIT reports both it and the Lambda Chi Alpha national fraternity have banned the local chapter, Lambda Zeta, 99 Bay State Rd. in Boston, for five years for "conduct that does not support the fraternityâ€™s priority of providing a healthy chapter environment for its members."
UPDATE: After shutting off the gas to the entire building, National Grid said residents - many Northeastern students - could return inside, but that they won't have any gas until after repairs are made tomorrow.
204 Hemenway St., around 9:45 p.m. Both Boston Fire and National Grid teams are on scene.
The Crimson reports on the connection between the weekend death threats and months' worth of more peaceful - but equally ungrammatical - requests for Facebook followers.
The Crimson reports.
Sgt. Luke Taxter at D-4 reports on an arrest on Beacon Street near Exeter in the Back Bay yesterday:
Officers arrested an unlicensed BU student after pulling his Maserati over; est speed 100mph!
He adds this was around 2:30 p.m.
Zeguang Xu, 19, of the South End, was arraigned today in Boston Municipal Court on charges of operating without a license, providing a false... Read more
Every year, students in a Harvard archaeology class participate in an excavation at the campus:
Staff accompanied students who were joined by Native American community leaders, each bringing a unique perspective to the 10th annual Yard dig. All in attendance were focused on filling in the history of Harvardâ€™s Indian College, established in 1665 with the mission of educating Native American students alongside Puritan... Read more
The Suffolk Journal reports that one of new President Norman Smith's first acts was to cancel those ads whose main purpose seemed to be to make everybody want to punch the person responsible for them.
The City Council today passed an ordinance requiring local colleges to develop medical plans for dealing with athletes who are hit in the head during sporting events.
The measure, proposed by Councilor Josh Zakim (Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Fenway, Mission Hill), will require colleges to have a doctor trained in head injuries on duty during football, hockey and men's lacrosse.
In both cases, the attacker approached the students, struck up a conversation, then demanded their valuables.
Although no weapons were shown in either incident, the suspect indicated he had one.
Northeastern University Police say they are stepping... Read more
Harvard bans smoking in Harvard Yard.
The Tech reports the Institute announced the new ban yesterday, after determining that non-MIT student who fell out a window at a Bay State Road fraternity was "intoxicated" despite an MIT ban on liquor at rush-week events.
City officials last year basically banned parties at MIT's Boston frats after an MIT student fell through a skylight.
Sgt. Lucas Taxter from district D-4 is helping to keep the streets clear around Northeastern today. He reports:
After witnessing mother/daughter move-in's from MI untie & toss the No Parking sign the officer did the right thing.