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By adamg - 1/26/22 - 9:10 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a walkout by social-work students - and some professors.

By adamg - 1/14/22 - 9:11 am

Boston Parents Schoolyard News reports the walkout, called by the Boston Student Advisory Council, starts at 10:30 to call for the state to let schools go online only for two weeks without being penalized due to growing Covid-19 rates. The state's current policy forbids schools from counting remote-learning days towards the 180-day minimum number of required school days.

By adamg - 1/7/22 - 4:40 pm

Update: The frat brothers have taken their giant snow penis down.

A concerned citizen recovers from the smelling salts and files a 311 complaint about the giant male genitals the brothers of MIT's Theta Tau fraternity erected outside their frat house at 526 Beacon St., near Charlesgate, today. Read more.

By adamg - 1/2/22 - 1:32 pm

Cambridge Day reports the city wants to give school staff and students more time to get tested for Covid-19.

By adamg - 12/27/21 - 9:35 am

WFXT reports on this morning's deployment of National Guard troops to help weary hospital workers deal with the latest Covid-19 surge.

Meanwhile, the Daily Free Press reports Boston University saw its highest one-day Covid-19 numbers ever last Tuesday.

By adamg - 12/26/21 - 11:12 pm

The Crimson won't be playing in Kansas on Wednesay because of what the team calls "COVID-19 concerns and safety protocols within the Harvard men's basketball program."

By adamg - 12/26/21 - 12:58 pm

WBZ reports BC, which was scheduled to play East Carolina in the Military Bowl in Annapolis tomorrow has pulled out because it's lost 40 players to a combination of injuries, opt-outs and, yes, of course, Covid-19.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 2:29 pm

Inyoung You, now 23, today admitted she helped drive her boyfriend Alexander Urtula to suicide the day he was supposed to graduate from Boston College in 2019, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/21 - 11:40 am

Northeastern News reports officials made the decision for "ongoing commitment to maintaining the continuity of learning and research, while keeping the community safe." Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/21 - 5:41 pm

The Crimson reports Harvard is ordering as many people as possible off campus for the first three weeks of January due to rising Covid-19 cases - 344 among students, faculty and staff over the past week.

Harvard's undergraduate spring semester is scheduled to start Jan. 24; the university says it will "monitor the situation" and decide whether students and professors can have in-person classes or whether they will have to start the semester remotely.

By adamg - 12/16/21 - 8:45 pm

Tufts Daily reports the university had ordered all remaining finals be held online only - and is urging students to leave as soon as they can. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/21 - 4:42 pm

Harvard officials today notified students and staff that the school will require them to show proof of a Covid-19 booster for the spring semester. Read more.

By adamg - 12/16/21 - 9:32 am

The Harvard Crimson reports Harvard had 195 new Covid-19 cases over the past week, the highest number of the pandemic so far. Read more.

By adamg - 12/10/21 - 4:46 pm

Yesterday, as it was announcing that students and staff had to get booster shots by next month, Northeastern University was canceling a two-day on-campus vaccination clinic next week after information from people signing up somehow wound up on the provider's Web site. Read more.

By adamg - 12/10/21 - 12:09 pm

Boston University announced today it will require all students, professors, staff and other "affiliates" to show proof they've gotten a Covid-19 booster shot by Feb. 4. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/21 - 11:45 am

Northeastern University today told students, faculty and other workers they will have to show proof of a booster Covid-19 shot by Jan. 18. Read more.

By adamg - 11/12/21 - 12:37 pm

Nobody evah said anything about not drunkenly driving yah pickup theyah. The Crimson reports.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 8:44 pm
Cassellius and Grassa

Cassellius listens as Curley principal Katie Grassa addresses parents.

BPS and Boston public-health officials said tonight Covid-19 exploded so fast at the Curley K-8 School in Jamaica Plain over the last three weeks that they couldn't keep up - and decided this afternoon the best course would be to shut the school for ten days. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 2:13 pm

The Curley School on Centre Street in Jamaica Plain will shut for ten days, starting tomorrow, due to an outbreak of Covid-19 across "multiple grade levels and classrooms over the last week," school Principal Katie Grassa informed parents today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/21 - 1:37 pm

Northeastern University reports that samples from the Covid-19 swabs from students or staff who have flu-like symptoms are now also being tested for, well, the flu, in addition to Covid-19. Read more.

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