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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 […]

Run it down the flagpole

For many an ugly, hate permeated year, several members of the Southern States We Should Lop Off social club flew Confederate Flags, or “Confederate Flag Lite” additions on top of and within their state capitol buildings. Their excuse and/or desperate, flailing explanation: “It’s part of our heritage.” Um, excuse me? Apparently heritage is an unlimited […]

Former judge praises fellow female lawyers

?? ??, a retired Supreme Judicial Court Justice, was honored along with newly appointed attorneys and judges last night at the Copley Marriott Hotel by Attorney General Thomas Reilly, the Women’s Bar Association, Women’s Bar Foundation and Massachusetts Black Women’s Attorney Group. Abrams is best known for her 23 years of service as the first […]