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Terriers struggle to compete for two full halves

Somebody forgot to tell the Boston University women’s basketball team that games last 40 minutes. Last night’s game against Hofstra University was the latest in a series of 20-minute performances by the Terriers. They saw their record fall to 5-13 after a seven-point halftime lead was erased by a 45-25 second-half scoreline favoring the Pride. […]

Icedogs gear up for make-or-break weekend against UNH

Like a hospital patient admitted to Mass General for emergency surgery, the next 48 hours will be critical for the Boston University hockey team. The Icedogs face two crucial tests this weekend as they prepare for a home-and-home series against No. 6 University of New Hampshire. “I think we had a good week of practice,” […]

Fan guide gives the 411 on “TRL”

“Total Request Live,” MTV’s interactive star-making machine, has become an icon of pre-teen pop culture. Since its debut in September 1998, the television program has evolved into the most popular after-school pastime in America, attracting one million viewers daily. A mix of music, personality and gab, “TRL” has launched the careers of several big-name stars, […]

The truth about jerks

I remember, back in seventh grade or so, thinking, “Boy, girls are really gonna like me. I’m funny, and smart, and I’ll be nice to them. I’m a nice guy.” Well, being funny and smart counts a little bit, it’s true. But being nice? Counts not at all. Back then, in my naivete and my […]

Serving up the best pizza places in and around BU

Boston Pizza Express Grade: A- 1026 Commonwealth Ave. Brighton, MA (617) 734-7777 Live in the West Campus area? Kinda broke? Want pizza? Boston Pizza Express is the place to go. While it may be nothing new and exciting, this small Greek eatery offers affordable and solid pizza choices, resting a mere two-minutes from the West […]