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BU Hockey Fans Give BC’s Fight Song a Beanpot Makeover

Boston University defeated Boston College in the first round of the Beanpot tournament at TD Garden, marking the Terriers’ first regular season sweep of the Eagles since […]

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Boston’s Colleges Speak out Against Donald Trump’s Muslim Travel Ban

Leaders from Boston’s colleges and universities spoke out against President Donald Trump’s controversial executive orders banning travel from seven Muslim-majority nations and barring all refugees from entering […]

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Female Student Sues BU over Alleged Sexual Assault in Dorm

A female Boston University student filed a lawsuit against the school Thursday, claiming it failed to protect her from an alleged sexual assault in October 2015. The […]

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BU Student Government Approves ‘Sanctuary Campus’ Proposal

The Boston University Student Government passed a proposal Tuesday night formally supporting a petition to make BU a “sanctuary campus” for undocumented immigrants. The proposal urges BU […]

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BU’s Robert Brown Named State’s Highest-Paid College President Again

For the second year in a row, Boston University president Robert Brown has been named the highest paid leader of any private college in Massachusetts, according to the […]

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Police Responding to ‘Emergency Situation’ at Boston University

Update: 9:40 a.m. Boston police confirm the “emergency situation” was indeed a hoax. #BPDSafetyAlert: BPD Bomb Unit on scene for report of a suspicious device […]

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Sexual Assault Reported in Boston University’s Warren Towers

Police are investigating a report of a sexual assault in Boston University’s Warren Towers along Commonwealth Avenue. Students received an email and text alert around […]

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A Boston University Student Is Missing in New York City

Police in New York are searching for a 25-year-old Boston University student who went missing in the city more than a week ago. Zac Camhi, […]

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Where Did Boston Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Colleges?

Gather ’round everyone, for U.S. News & World Report has released its 2017 Best Colleges ranking, and there is much trash-talking to be had with the […]

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BU Sells Kenmore Properties to Related Beal, Citgo Sign’s Future Uncertain

Boston University has found a buyer for its properties in Kenmore Square, one of which serves as the pedestal for the city’s iconic Citgo Sign. […]

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Hockey Fans Mourn Jim Prior, Legendary Voice of BU Hockey

If you have a favorite Beanpot memory, chances are good that if you close your eyes and really focus, you can probably still hear Jim Prior’s voice. […]

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The Fight to Save the Citgo Sign Is a Proxy War for Boston’s Soul

Kenmore Square has changed dramatically over the years while leaving select bits untouched by the march of progress—in a way, it’s a fitting microcosm of what’s […]

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The Curmudgeon’s Guide to the Green Line

Welcome to the Curmudgeon’s Guide to the MBTA, where we examine the bane of your Boston existence, one line at a time. If we’re going to properly roast […]

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State Approves Bike-Friendly Reconstruction of Commonwealth Avenue

The state has approved a $20.4 million reconstruction of one of Boston’s most frequented thoroughfares, taking a cue from Manhattan’s avenues to ensure better safety […]

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BU Revokes Award from Dr. Bennet Omalu, Who First Discovered CTE in NFL Players

Boston University is revoking an award from Dr. Bennet Omalu, the esteemed neuropathologist who first discovered CTE in NFL players. The BU School of Public Health planned to […]