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Girl Scouts’ cookies crumbled

I went to the Office of Reservations last week to book a table in the Link for my Girl Scouts to sell cookies; I left in tears. I am the leader of a troop that meets at the Jackson Mann School in Allston. For safety reasons I have discouraged the girls from selling door-to-door. I […]

Celebrate cultures

Chinese New Year, the first day of the Chinese lunar calendar, brings to the world today the Year of the Snake and hopes for prosperity and peace. This event is not just for the Chinese, however. Every student at BU should want to take part in the celebrations around the city on this day of […]

Keep at it, McCain

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is being criticized for stepping out of party lockstep by presenting new campaign reform legislation that is not approved by the Republican structure in Congress and the White House. The notion of a politician breaking from the conventions of the existing administration might sound like a description of extremist activities, of […]

McKeon’s squad stays determined

In October of 1999, when the then-defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos started the season 0-4, some of their players told a writer for Sports Illustrated that “they were finished.” But even though the Boston University women’s basketball team now finds itself with a disappointing 5-12 record (2-7 America East) and riding a six-game losing […]

Swimmers drown Catamounts in weekend meets

It was a great weekend in the pools for both of Boston University’s swimming teams. The men’s and women’s teams made the trip north to take on the University of Vermont in a dual meet. Each BU team came home with a win — the men by a score of 175-72 and the women by […]