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Shooting woes, 10-day break leave BU struggling

Maybe it was the 10-day layoff. Maybe it was poor shooting. Maybe it was just Harvard University. The Boston University men’s basketball team turned in a dismal performance last night against Harvard, a 76-60 loss that saw the Terriers hit just 34.4 percent overall from the field. The Crimson, on the other hand, were red-hot […]

Plato would question Net dependability, speaker says

Plato would be amazed by the Internet but would demand society question whether it is truly beneficial or harmful, according to philosophy professor David Roochnik. In his lecture, “Plato and the Internet,” Roochnik delivered his interpretation of what Plato would have thought of the Internet and modern communication yesterday, to a crowd of about 50 […]

T’was the night of the ESPYs

T’was the night of the ESPYs and the celebs were at the show. The hosts were Chris Berman, Dan Patrick and Mike Lupico. The athletes were happy, with their trophies and more dough. They knew there was a reason that they skipped college and went pro. All of Shawn Kemp’s kids were at home snug […]

Police bust party, take 7 kegs and e-mail invites

The following reports were taken from last week’s Boston University Police Department logs. A seven-keg party was broken up by the Boston University Police Department at 457 Park Dr. on Dec. 3 at 12:45 a.m. Several people had gathered outside the basement door, and when police responded to the scene, beer was reportedly “clearly present.” […]

Dorm life a breeding ground for meningitis

Communal living in college dormitories puts students at higher risk for certain types of meningitis, according to medical experts. And with rates of Meningococcal Disease, a type of Meningitis, on the rise, students are advised to curb risky routines of sharing things like drinks and cigarettes. “College students should avoid social smoking and drinking when […]