A combative Boston College senior who smelled of liquor but had the strength that may have come from another substance required several security and police officers to get him into a cruiser at the school's annual commencement ball at the Sheraton Boston on May 15, according to testimony at a Boston Licensing Board hearing this morning. Read more.
The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered a four-day shutdown for Itadaki, 267-269 Newbury Street, after a BPD detective found four 18-year-olds sitting at a table with Bud Lights - and fake out-of-state IDs. Read more.
The Harvard Gazette tells the story of some of the church bells across Cambridge that will be rung this morning after Harvard commencement.
The bells will begin to ring at 11:30 a.m., just after the sheriff of Middlesex County declares the Commencement Exercises adjourned. They will ring for approximately 15 minutes.
Brookline Police are hoping somebody knows where Stephen Ziska is.
Ziska, a biology and computer-science major at Boston College from Brooklyn, was last seen Monday when he left his Brookline apartment.
If you've seen him, contact Brookline Police at 617-730-2222.
Students and alumni associated with Tufts Climate Action ended a three-day sit-in of Tufts President Anthony Monacoâ€™s office on April 24th, claiming partial victory on their demand to meet with the administration to discuss why Tufts should divest from fossil fuel-related companies.
Louis Gudema watched people jumping into the Charles from the Weeks Bridge at sunset this evening.
No, not a typo: Mayor Walsh and the Lord Mayor of Belfast today announced hockey teams from Northeastern, UMass Lowell, Brown and Colgate will fly to Belfast this November for the first "Friendship Four" hockey tournament, the winner of which will get a pot in which to cook their bels.
Walsh cooked up the idea with Belfast officials during a trip to Ireland last year.
Walsh and Lord Mayor Arder Carson announced the tournament in a press conference at the Bobby Orr statue outside the Garden.
Sophie spotted ISD signs on some Alpha Management buildings in the Fenway tonight.
The Daily Free Press reports on the "withdrawal of recognition" for Kappa Sigma for the way it joined with a group called Blackout University to advertise a party at Royale in the Theater District:
The promotional materials for the party, which was scheduled for December 10, 2014, included shirtless or nearly unclothed women, with some being forced to drink alcohol. A video included on the promotional webpage stated, "No sluts were harmed in the making of this video."
The college has posted:
BC Emergency. Bomb threat reported at Lower Campus Dining Hall. BC Police ask all on the Main Campus to avoid area and shelter in place.
Update: The college is now asking students to avoid all dining halls on campus.
In a message to students, BPD Commissioner William Evans says play nice and don't do anything you wouldn't want your dean of students to find out about:
President Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron say they will harness the collective geekpower of trans-Atlantic Cambridges in a bid to help squelch cybercrime. As MIT reports:
The Boston Licensing Board today ordered Mary Ann's to shut for two days as punishment for a Nov. 14 police inspection that found six underage customers with beers in their possession.
At a hearing on Tuesday, Sgt. Det. Robert Mulvey said he and his partner immediately noticed "several small groups of patrons" who appeared to be too young to be quaffing suds legally.
An Emerson student who says school officials dismissed her story of being raped by a fellow Emerson student and an MIT student in October has filed a federal lawsuit against the college.
In the suit, the student, identified as Jane Doe, charges a classmate took her to an MIT frat party in October, 2012 - possibly after first plying her with a spiked drink - where he and an MIT student raped her. She alleges college officials refused to seriously investigate her claims, in fact, were openly hostile to her, and that dealing with the whole situation drove her to suicide attempts.
Boston College says it's doing its part to minimize the impact of students in the 17-story apartment building it bought on Comm. Ave. in part by installing locks that will keep students from opening windows more than six inches - and which will make apartment balconies completely off limits to them.
The Crimson reports.
Jon Staff, a student at Harvard Business School, has set up Harvard Gives: $4 to Fight Hunger:
Negative stereotypes of Harvard and HBS were reinfoced by an article in Boston.com about a $4 dispute between an HBS professor and a small business owner.
In accordance with our community values, we are calling on all Harvard students to flip the script by donating $4 to provide food for those in need.
All donations will be given to The Greater Boston Food Bank, which will match all donations received before December 31.
The Crimson reports the student allegedly objected to being awoken from a drunken slumber in a dorm hallway by trying to beat up a Harvard police officer. He now faces a couple of A&B charges.