It was just 7:01 into the first quarter and hell was cold, pigs were airborne and Bea Arthur was hot. Out in the thin air of Denver on Sunday afternoon, the Patriots had quickly jumped out to an incomprehensible 14-0 lead. It was incredible; Drew Bledsoe was hitting his passes, the Pats’ defense was causing [...]
Countdown to madness: 10:32 — The Boston University pep band strikes up the season’s first “Let’s Go BU!” cheer. 8:22 — Rhett starts cheering with the crowd. 1:00 — Final countdown is announced. And at 12:00:00 Eastern Standard Time, Walter Brown Arena and the 2,000 fans erupted into mania. And no, a riot didn’t break out during intramural broom ball practice. Midnight Mania XII officially kicked off the start of the 2000-01 BU hockey season.
Students, take note. The rapidly growing practice of obtaining unauthorized lecture notes from the Internet may soon be obsolete, if recent legislation banning online lecture notes in California goes national. The new law, signed by Gov. Gray Davis, combats bad attendance and preserves the integrity of professors’ lectures. Students throughout the country have helped make [...]
Protesting the exclusion of third-party candidates from the upcoming presidential debate, hundreds of students descended on the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Saturday for the first Student Power Conference. With flyers scattered through the crowd reading, “Demand a real open debate,” and “Join us — because democracy depends on you,” college and high school students [...]
Heightening efforts to recruit members and register voters, the College Republicans are gearing up for Tuesday’s debate at the University of Massachusetts at Boston. The group will watch the debate on television with other members of the state chapter, the Massachusetts Alliance of College Republicans, as well as Congressman J.C. Watts (R-Okla.) at a nearby [...]