Thursday, April 17, 2014
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MARASCO: A Letter to the Black Sheep

I switched schools entering the sixth grade. My parents were unhappy with my prior one. It was strange being the new kid in a crowd who had known each other their entire cognitive lives. “Are you fitting in?” was a question I always got from adults who were curious about how I was handling the […]

EDIT: Baby steps to a balanced budget

The U.S. government is finally working again. On March 1, budget sequestration saved the country over $85 billion through massive spending cuts.  Families throughout the country, especially associated with the military-defense industry, lost jobs and benefits. All this could have been avoided if both parties in the House of Representatives decided to play nice. And […]

BROOKS: I ain’t sayin’ she a gold digger

SHEA: Leviathan

In my spare time, I give tours at a museum downtown. I’d rather not name the actual location, but I basically work (volunteer, actually) in a three-story glass globe that lights up and talks. Seriously. I spend several hours each week in this massive stained-glass sphere talking about architecture, art and how the world has […]

EDIT: To divest is best?

Boston is no stranger to divestment. In 1984, student groups played a key role in Boston University’s divestment from private institutions with ties to apartheid South Africa by building a mock shantytown in the George Sherman Union Link, said Keith Lyle, College of Communication Class of 1988 graduate, in an email. Students gathered Sunday in Cambridge to […]