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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 […]

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Our 1986 Profile of Sumner Redstone Was Eerily Prescient

The Game of Thrones-like legal battle over Sumner Redstone’s $40 billion media empire is underway in Canton. Vying for control of the 93-year-old’s collection of properties—MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon, […]

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BU Legend Jim Craig’s ‘Miracle on Ice’ Memorabilia Up for Auction

Do you believe in miracles? Better yet, how much are you willing to shell out for the pieces of one? Legendary Boston University goaltender Jim […]

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MIT Basketball Player Pleads Not Guilty in Alleged Rape in BU Dorm

An MIT basketball player pleaded not guilty to rape charges, after he was accused of entering a BU dorm and sexually assaulting a student there. Samson Donick, 20, of Tiburon, […]

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Neo-Nazi Posters Spotted on Boston University’s Campus

Update: Thursday, 11:55 a.m. BUPD has released video of a person posting a Neo-Nazi poster on a Boston University building, and have asked the community […]

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Nina Tassler Is Boston University’s 2016 Commencement Speaker

Former CBS Entertainment chairwoman Nina Tassler will address graduates at Boston University’s commencement ceremony, the school announced Monday morning. BU President Robert A. Brown broke the […]

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Station Destroyed By Fire, WTBU Beats On

Around 8:45 a.m., three student DJs noticed the lights flickering inside Studio A. One of the students smelled something odd upon tinkering with the light-switch beside the […]

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Boston University, Music Professor Sued for Alleged Sexual Harassment

Two women are suing Boston University and a music professor over accusations of sexual harassment, and alleging that school officials did not adequately respond to the […]

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Remember When Supergirl Served McDonald’s at a Boston College?

In 2009, a group of unassuming BU students went to their 8 a.m. class thinking they’d be educated on the “Fundamentals of Communication.” Twenty minutes […]

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Student’s Body Found in Boston University Dorm Room

The body of a Boston University student has been found in a dorm room on campus. The student, whose identity has been withheld pending notification […]