Last year when my friends pitched the idea of moving to ‘Allston-Rock City’ I was hesitant, to say the least. I cringed at the idea of 30-minute walks to campus and cat-size rats. They told me we’d live less than five minutes away from every bar on this side of town and that Allston is Disneyland for college students. I caved.
The Oct. 21 article about Boston University Academy (‘Staying at BU a ‘stigma,’ Academy students say’) was given a negative spin that some of those quoted (including me) found both surprising and unjustifiably negative.
To the fans of Terrier (Ice Hockey) Nation: Label me a cynic. Last year, the Boston University Terriers had one of the best seasons in the history of college hockey. As everyone is well aware, we won every tournament we participated in, from the Icebreaker in October to the Frozen Four in April.
After reading your article, ‘Student performers pay tribute to Michael Jackson,’ that ran on Oct. 5th, I was astounded by the lack of research and fact checking.