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Paying the Undergraduate Silber Fee

Farting is embarrassing. Especially when it happens at really inopportune times. But at least it feels good. John Silber is also embarrassing. He loves to get his name in the newspaper, and he usually does it by pissing people off. But when John Silber happens, it doesn’t feel good, because it makes the rest of […]

Students will seek Napster alternatives

Although they acknowledged Napster would be missed, Boston University students said they will seek other ways to share files over the Internet if the company is forced to fold. The likelihood of that happening increased Monday when the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco sided with unhappy recording artists and against Napster, which […]

Authors read literature of lust

Passion, eros, naked lust. On Valentine’s eve, writers from across New England gathered at The Playwrights’ Theatre last night to celebrate the raw emotions of lovemaking at “The Erotic PEN,” an erotic fiction and poetry reading. The event was a new venture for PEN New England, a chapter of a larger international organization for writers. […]

COM uses Phone-A-Thon to ease anxiety of antsy applicants

Armed with lists of names and numbers, a group of Boston University students man a phone bank and prepare to call the homes of complete strangers between the hours of 5 and 9 p.m. No, they are not involved in a telemarketing scheme. Instead, these College of Communication students are volunteering their time throughout February […]

NU students guide Dig tours

The Big Dig is rapidly becoming one of the biggest tourist attractions in Boston. To accommodate the growing number of visitors wishing to tour the mammoth Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel project, Massachusetts Turnpike Authority chairman Andrew Natsios has decided to hire journalism students from Northeastern University to give tours of the Big Dig. This decision […]