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David J. Craig
The city of Boston, which boasts one of the largest concentrations
of colleges and universities in the world, has always been associated
warming = rising sea levels, more storms
Future extreme weather could
cause billions in damage to region
On October 21, 1996, 10.8 inches of rain — over a
month’s worth — fell on Boston in one day. The precipitation,
“more than what Noah saw,” commented an official from the
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), caused the city’s Muddy
River to overflow and run down the MBTA D Line into the subway at the
Longwood station tunnel.
basketball Terriers earn first bid to NCAA tournament
In 1999, when BU hired Margaret McKeon to coach a struggling women’s
basketball team, she laid out a blueprint for building a true winner.
The project, in real estate terms, was a bit more daunting than a “fixer-upper,”
since McKeon was inheriting a 5-22 squad.
to provide health coverage free to supported grad students
CFA seminars tune
in to musicality
By Tim Stoddard
the height of the Inca empire, hundreds of suspension bridges spanned
canyons and rivers in the vertiginous regions of the Andes Mountains