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GIESELMANN: Growing into China

Our bus pulled up to the stop. It was a cold and foggy — a typical winter day in Shanghai. Though rain was not falling, the evidence of a recent storm appeared in puddles haphazardly marking the navy marble tile. A crowd of Chinese citizens hung around a curb, jackets clenched while waiting for the […]

BROOKS: The Oscars

EDIT: Busting parties and breaking trust

Four BU students were put in jail on Tuesday for violating their probation after they were caught hosting a large party in their house at 85 Linden St. on Jan. 26. Upon entering the house, the police claimed they smelled marijuana, found at least 1,000 alcohol containers and also found “at least one underage drinker.” […]

HOFBERG: Girl Scout Cookies

Someone please explain to me America’s obsession with the world’s most mediocre tasting cookies, otherwise known as Girl Scout cookies, because I just cannot figure it out. The annual Girl Scout cookie sale is a 100-year-old tradition that shows no signs of slowing. In fact, Girl Scout cookies have become an icon of American culture. […]

EDIT: Stay on your side

Over the weekend, Ukraine mobilized its military reserves, Russia tightened its grip on Crimea, Obama expresses a “deep concern” over the situation and Secretary of State John Kerry announced he would travel to Kiev to reaffirm the United State’s support for the Ukraine. Without firing a shot, Russian toops took the entire Crimean Peninsula, which […]