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Firm proposes construction of new gas pipeline for New England

In an attempt to address New England’s need to develop its natural gas pipeline infrastructure, Independent System Operator New England yesterday released the results of a study of the region’s increased reliance on natural gas at a press conference at Downtown Crossing. ISO New England hired Levitan ‘ Associates, an energy management consulting firm providing […]

Reporting rape

A recent study by the U.S. Department of Justice found that roughly 3 percent of college-age women will be victims of rape or attempted rape — meaning that at Boston University, about 335 potential incidents will occur this year. That number is outrageous. But there is an even more sobering statistic: 95 percent of all […]

Village people evacuate

Last Saturday, a fire damaged apartment 1605 in the Student Village. Despite the arrival of six fire trucks, including two ladders, and firemen bringing hoses into the building, a significant portion of the more than 800 residents of the village did not leave their rooms. Many students, including some within two floors of the fire, […]

Don’t dirty clean elections

An important issue regarding campaign finance laws has turned into a battle on Beacon Hill. The Speaker of the House, Thomas Finneran, is attempting to gut the Clean Elections Law. This law was passed by an overwhelming 67 percent of the voters of the Commonwealth in 1998. Any attempt by Finneran to block implementation of […]

BU REIGNS IN ’POT DOGFIGHT

By now, first round Beanpot showdowns have become merely a formality for the Boston University hockey team. After all, no team has won more first round matchups than the Terriers, who have taken 16 of 17 since 1984. No team has captured more Beanpot championship hardware than the 23 the Terriers have garnered since 1957. […]