Now that students have returned to Allston-Brighton, trouble has too, residents told a panel of Boston University, Boston College and police officials last night at a community meeting. Residents were particularly concerned with parties and noise control. “The key is to set the tone,” said District 14 Police Captain William Evans. Over the summer, District 14 police addressed freshmen at both BU and Boston College orientations, explaining what is legally required of all residents and the possible consequences for breaking the law.
The future begins today with the kick-off of Boston University’s homecoming weekend dubbed, “A Glimpse into Tomorrow.” An outdoor festival will start at noon today with free food, music and ice cream. Ben ‘ Jerry’s and 92.9 FM will be at the George Sherman Union Plaza to give away free stuff and join in the [...]
When Laurel Wagner arrived at the Jackson Mann School and Community Center, 8-year-old Marilyn Sylvestre greeted her with a gleeful shout and a big bear hug. Wagner, a College of Arts and Sciences junior, manages the After School program at Jackson Mann Schools and Community Center. “Anyone wanna play tag?” bellowed 12-year-old William Alvarez, inviting [...]
Eating disorders, which are generally associated with the female gender, are on the rise among males, according to a recent study. As of 1994, males accounted for only 10 percent of all reported eating disorder cases. The most recent study, however, placed the number nearer to 20 percent, afflicting an estimated one man in six. [...]
Although state politicians, including Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.), heralded a 77-percent decrease in AIDS and HIV related deaths after authorizing $9 billion in virus services, the Boston Public Health Commission said the claim is inaccurate. The reports of an AIDS epidemic decline are exaggerated, said Rhoda Johnson-Tuckett, the Commission’s manager of prevention education. She attributed [...]