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Village people evacuate

Last Saturday, a fire damaged apartment 1605 in the Student Village. Despite the arrival of six fire trucks, including two ladders, and firemen bringing hoses into the building, a significant portion of the more than 800 residents of the village did not leave their rooms. Many students, including some within two floors of the fire, […]

Don’t dirty clean elections

An important issue regarding campaign finance laws has turned into a battle on Beacon Hill. The Speaker of the House, Thomas Finneran, is attempting to gut the Clean Elections Law. This law was passed by an overwhelming 67 percent of the voters of the Commonwealth in 1998. Any attempt by Finneran to block implementation of […]


By now, first round Beanpot showdowns have become merely a formality for the Boston University hockey team. After all, no team has won more first round matchups than the Terriers, who have taken 16 of 17 since 1984. No team has captured more Beanpot championship hardware than the 23 the Terriers have garnered since 1957. […]

Understand no means no

I was reading yesterday’s article (“College women at high risk of rape, according to government survey” Feb. 5) which stated that college women were at a high risk for rape, and it got me thinking. From as far back as I can remember, and especially before I started college, I’ve been lectured on how to […]

Flakes don’t affect BU

Logan International Airport canceled 200 flights yesterday as a result of a storm that pounded most of New England. Many Boston-area schools, including Boston College and the University of Massachusetts at Boston, also closed yesterday. Other than that, life in the Hub continued relatively normally Monday, including life at Boston University, where both day and […]