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Savides missed the point

n Nick Savides missed the point when he wrote yesterday’s Perspective on the nomination of Sen. John Ashcroft for attorney general (“In defense of a good man” Jan. 22). While the arguable legitimacy of George Bush’s presidency was the foundation of Savides’ piece, it is hardly the crux of criticism for the nominee. Savides states […]

Four games, seventy-five hours, countless shots

This is getting serious now. Not the fact I’ve snuck my way onto the Edits page and joined the ranks of the legendary Jesse and lovely Denise. I’m a sports guy and am perfectly happy hiding away in the Sports section, writing diligently for the people. All last semester, I thought I was simply amusing […]

Beginning of the end

For the right or the wrong reasons, George Bush is our 43rd president, and it is now his responsibility to act in the benefit of the nation according to his prerogative. Today’s reinstatement of a ban of federal funding for international groups advocating abortion as a pregnancy option was a harsh reminder of our new […]

Terriers run away with Hartford win

Scribbled on a white marker board in the Boston University men’s basketball team’s locker room last night were three simple words: “Just win, baby!” After the Terriers were hampered by a number of distractions this week, from suspensions to season-ending injuries, they took the floor of The Roof last night and did just that, pounding […]

Unhealthy proposal

Proposed legislation in the Massachusetts General Court would further distance ex-convicts from contact with ordinary citizens, supposedly to guarantee security, high standards and morality. As a result, drug addicts, AIDS victims and individuals in need of public health services will suffer most. Regulation 950 would disqualify people with criminal records from working or volunteering for […]