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Students happy with verdict, officials praise work of BUPD

After Friday’s conviction of Abdelmajid Akouk on six charges, including two counts of aggravated rape, many Boston University students said they were happy he will spend at least the next 40 years locked away in prison. The jury in Akouk’s case determined after nearly 11 hours of deliberation that he was guilty of raping a […]

Hoopsters suffer tough

The Boston University men’s basketball team (9-10, 5-6 America East) entered one of its toughest road trips of the season this weekend as it faced conference powerhouses Drexel University and Hofstra University. The Terriers showed they are still adjusting to the absence of junior forward and co-captain Billy Collins, losing to Drexel, 80-71 on Friday […]

Year of the Snake pounds in

Boston’s Chinatown celebrated the coming of the year 4699 yesterday morning with a parade commemorating Chinese New Year. Thousands of people gathered on Harrison Avenue on the sunny brisk morning to celebrate the new year. “I remember the last couple of years. We were all bundled up. No matter how much clothes we put on, […]

Grapplers shut out by Rider, rebound against West Point

“We rebounded very strongly after the loss to Rider,” said BU coach Carl Adams. “It was a real good win for us while we struggle to get healthy.” Adams was talking about the Boston University wrestling team’s loss on Friday to Rider University, and the win on Saturday against Army. In a home match against […]

Popstars… what a mess

I never thought it would happen to me. That’s right. I have been seduced by one of those pesky reality TV shows. And it’s God-awful. The show is called “Popstars,” and I have reluctantly enjoyed both of the episodes that have aired thus far. The premise: take thousands of trashy, not-so-talented women in their late […]