Community grieves death of journalism professor

Community members mourned the death of Associate Journalism Professor Moses Shumow on Tuesday after he was struck by a commuter train in Beverly. President M. Lee Pelton confirmed Shumow's death in a phone call with The Beacon early…

Hollis family releases statement on sophomore’s death

The family of Daniel Hollis released a statement on Friday expressing gratitude to the community after the sophomore’s death on Wednesday. “It has become abundantly clear to us that Dan not only made the world brighter for his friends…

Sophomore dies after altercation at party in Allston

Sophomore Daniel Hollis died on Wednesday at 5:32 p.m. after a Saturday confrontation in Allston sent him to a local hospital with extensive injuries to his brain, according to a statement from the college. Hollis and his friends were…

Sophomore on life support following altercation at party

Updated 10/1/19: The article was updated to include an emailed statement from President Lee Pelton Updated 10/1/19: The article was updated to include a statement from the Suffolk District Attorney's office. Sophomore Daniel Hollis…

Boylston Street sidewalk construction continues this week

The college plans to continue an evening construction schedule of the sidewalk until Oct. 5, according to an email sent to the community on Friday.  The construction will go from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. to complete work on underground utilities…

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RAs spar with administration over contract changes

Senior Raven Devanney remembers sitting with her fellow resident assistants in a meeting in May 2019 when several college officials were going over new policies for RA contracts. Some of the RAs were sitting in circles, holding hands and…

Rep. Joseph Kennedy kicks off bid for U.S. Senate

Democratic Rep. Joseph Kennedy III announced his primary challenge to Senator Edward Markey on Saturday, surrounded by a small group of family, friends, and supporters in the East Boston Social Center. “I’m running for the United States…

College brings ‘Friends’ replica set to campus

The college is hosting a replica of the Central Perk coffeehouse set from the television series Friends starting on Thursday in the Cutler Majestic Theatre lobby. The set is one of 30 replicas being built around the world and marks the…

MBTA shutdowns to affect ridership on weekends

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority scheduled widespread closures of sections of the T on weekends, starting in mid-September and finishing in December. The Green, Orange, and Red lines all face shutdowns, according to a press…

Tensions flare during Boston’s Straight Pride Parade

Boston’s first Straight Pride Parade transformed the city’s downtown into scenes of contentious encounters and conflicting ideologies on Saturday.  The parade divided city streets between participants and protestors, separated by metal…