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Council debates university recycling

City Councilor Mike Ross (Fenway, Back Bay) urged the Council to help Boston colleges institute recycling programs at the Council’s weekly meeting yesterday at City Hall. At a symposium Tuesday at the Boston Arts Academy, students from many area colleges said that there were no opportunities to recycle in the dorms. Ross said many new […]

Popsturbation: Why we learned to stop caring (and watch halftime)

DAVE: Anthony, did you happen to catch the halftime show? ANTHONY: Yes, Dave. We watched it together, remember? D: Why did Ben Stiller feel the need to affiliate himself with *NSYNC, and do I really care? A: You would think that after starring in a movie alongside former BU student Paul Reubens, the man would […]

Legal issues complicate dementia

The most important issue to consider when a person loses the ability to make rational and reasonable decisions is how to protect that person’s wishes as the mind deteriorates, according to a lecture given last night at the Boston Alzheimer’s Center. William Brisk, a leading expert and professional in the field of elder law, delivered […]

Rainer Maria rocks the GSU

Metcalf Hall is usually empty. Last Friday, it was filled with 400 people who had paid a mere $5 to hear Rainer Maria rock the George Sherman Union ballroom along with special guests Engine Down, Faraquet and the Great Collector. The record release show marked the beginning of Rainer Maria’s east coast tour, kicking off […]

Correct approach to internet can eliminate security risks

Mudge knows if he said, “I have a great padlock on my door, but I leave all my windows open,” when speaking of his approach to security, they would look at him like he was crazy. But, the Vice President of Research and Development at @stake Research Company, who doesn’t reveal his given name, said […]