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Crash potentially delays Maine game

A bus carrying the University of Maine women’s basketball team crashed on Interstate 95 near Georgetown Tuesday evening, according to a press release. Maine is scheduled to face Boston University Wednesday night at 7 p.m. The bus was headed southbound when it collided with a car and crossed a median, rolling off the road into […]

Bustamante drafted by New York Red Bulls

Former Boston University men’s soccer player Michael Bustamante learned his soccer career was far from over Tuesday. In fact, he’s getting a brand new start. During the Major League Soccer Supplemental Draft, the New York Red Bulls selected Bustamante with the 13th pick. Bustamante was taken 51st overall in the entire draft, which put him […]

BU Alum John Thomas dies at 71

John Thomas, a 1963 graduate of the Boston University School of Education and one of the best high jumpers in American history, passed away at the age of 71 on Jan. 15. As a 17-year-old freshman at Boston University, Thomas became the first person ever to clear seven feet (2.13m) in the indoor high jump […]

Uncovering peculiar sports on campus

With all the classes, events, clubs and sports at Boston University, it can be hard for students to stand out. One way students can find a niche is to get involved in a sport, even an unusual one. “With 16,000 undergrads, it’s really hard to find your place,” said Ashley Donahue, a Sargent College of […]

Roundup: Varapongsittikul wins twice at ITA Regional

Three members of Boston Univeristy’s men’s tennis team participated in the round of 64 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Regional at Yale University last week. Sophomore Chanon Varapongsittikul won two qualifying matches by scores of 6–0, 7–5 and 6–1, 6–1 against opponents from Hofstra University and Fairfield University, respectively. In the round of 64, Varapongsittikul […]