History was made yesterday ‘- but not the sort of history that would unseat a mayor with a four-term empire or introduce the first Asian-American deputy mayor into Boston ‘s City Hall. Rather, mayor Thomas Menino secured a historic and unprecedented fifth term in office, confirming that he has every intention of living up to his moniker of ‘Mayor for Life.’
This past weekend, as I was preparing for Halloween (well, technically All Hallow’s Eve because it was Friday) by eating too much candy and donning Don King, I realized I had peaked about a year earlier.
It’s normally pretty stressful this time of year. After midterms, everyone begins to freak out because they haven’t been doing enough work all semester. Finals and snowstorms are right around the corner.
A USA Today article Monday detailed some of the great lengths Americans are going to in order to secure an H1N1 vaccine in the wake of an unexpected shortage. The article seemed to further emphasize the contrast between vaccine supporters and vaccine skeptics.