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Happy New Year: Tuition costs increase 4.4 percent over break

’Twas the season for giving, and jolly, old Saint Nick had an annual gift in his bag of goodies for Boston University students this year. They would have preferred a lump of coal. During the winter recess, the cost of tuition rose 4.4 percent, setting the cost of a BU education at $25,872 for the […]

King group demands justice

Massachusetts officials, including Gov. Paul Cellucci and Rep. Martin Meehan (D-Mass.), yesterday discussed honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through racially and economically just practices in the Commonwealth’s schools and housing at the Dr. Martin Luther King Breakfast at the Sheraton Hotel. Outside the breakfast, activists asked for another kind of justice. Members of the […]

Fund helps heat needy homes

In addition to running its traditional holiday donation campaign this winter, the Massachusetts branch of the Salvation Army has introduced an increase in benefits for its Good Neighbor Energy Fund, a program designed to help those in need cope with rising energy costs. The organization increased assistance due to skyrocketing utility costs that have put […]

Letter to the editor

I was impressed to read about President Jon Westling’s commitment to student activism (“Clinton urges youth activism at conference” Dec. 6), especially his statement that “our essential tradition here [at BU] is the tradition of disciplined self-improvement. We stir this discontent among our students, and we keep it alive … in every aspect of the […]

Letter to the editor

I just wanted to express my joy and astonishment at the state of affairs at Walter Brown Arena on Friday night. The hockey game wasn’t a sellout, the play wasn’t always pretty, but for those of you who braved the near-freezing temperatures to make it to the Terriers’ tilt against Maine, you know it was […]