Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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DOUGLAS: That columnist gal

Hi BU! Welcome to the finals week, yay!  This is my last column of the semester and because I’m going abroad it will probably be the last column I write for The Daily Free Press. I wanted to write you all a farewell letter and tell you all what I’ve learned by writing this column […]


When I was 14 years old, it was quite clear that my best friend’s mother didn’t care for me. He was the type of kid who wasn’t inclined to get into trouble. She saw me as a poor influence. She was probably right. I was always that kid who waved you over to the bushes […]

COLUMN: On marketing Christmas

It’s hard to ignore the disturbing fact that Christmas seems to come earlier and earlier every year. Now, in the beginning of December, with hardly any time to finish your Thanksgiving leftovers, the holiday season is, unfortunately, upon us. Actually, Christmas came even earlier than pumpkin patches this year. Apparently, in early fall, with 15 […]

SHEA: On my knees

Supplication is an awkward thing. As looming deadlines keep me up all night and abruptly wake me up in the morning with panicked dreams, I’m painfully aware that in the next two weeks, I need to finalize the application to graduate school that will determine the next seven years of my life. Along with applications […]

RUTH: Wizard of Oz: Sea star edition

The scene begins with a young man, watching the shipwrecked sea stars splayed along miles of coastline. He notices an old man rapidly picking up the dying sea stars and tossing them back into the water. Confused, the young man asks him why he is participating in such a useless task. The old man replies […]