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Intelligence Council describes the state of the world in 2015

John Gannon, chairman of the National Intelligence Council, discussed an unclassified version of the global future of 2015 at a meeting of the Boston World Affairs Council, a group “dedicated to increasing public awareness about issues of global concern,” yesterday in the Lenox Hotel. “The job of the intelligence community is to point out a […]

Like Fire on Ice

This week kicked off the 49th Beanpot tournament, and all attention has been focused on men’s hockey. But another team on Babcock Street will be up against more formidable odds. Without fans, fanfare and full stands and even a locker room, the Boston University women’s hockey club faced Northeastern University last night in a Beanpot […]

Parents, put up

When children kill children, the entertainment industry is not to blame. The often-inappropriate use of violence and sexual degradation in music, print, video games and visual media is a symptom of a social problem, not the cause. Responsibility for the behavior of children must be placed in parents’ hands. If parents cannot filter undesirable influences […]

In search of an end

MIT is hard. It accepts only the best of the best and the brightest of the bright, and its academic environment is one of the most demanding in the world. The administration of the school feels that accepted students have already proven themselves as capable individuals by meeting admission requirements, and therefore employs policies that […]

The Student Union is the student voice

It’s no secret to anyone on campus that the current Student Union has been marred with trouble. They have not accomplished all the goals they set out for during their campaign last spring and have begun to lose even more in the Monday night resignation of Mark Greenfield and company. Nevertheless, we as a student […]