‘ I was surprised to see myself quoted by Boston University College Democrats Campaign Relations Director Elizabeth Jones as saying that students are the ‘scourge of Boston.’ (‘Boston Politics tend to ignore student demographic,’ Sept. 22).
I would like to comment on your editorial endorsing Sam Yoon and Michael Flaherty over the incumbent Thomas Menino. As a native of the city, I have seen the city improve greatly during the mayoralty of Mr. Menino.
After 16 years of Mayor Thomas Menino, Boston hangs at a standstill in terms of progress. A city once rooted in a history of tradition, it transforms more and more every year as colleges grow and diversity flourishes.
For some of us, it is a tick that never goes away. But for most,?it’s first month dementia and it strikes annually and without discretion or grace, like a tropical hurricane, or puberty. It is that constant uncertainty that induces every student at Boston University to become nervous, paranoid and completely unpredictable.
Is there such a thing as cell phone etiquette? While it’s almost definite that ‘When Not to Text’ won’t be a successor of TLC’s ‘What Not to Wear,’ the use of cell phones among college-aged people and younger has been the topic of radio broadcasts, talk shows and magazine and newspaper articles.