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STAFF EDIT: President vs. residents

City Council President Mike Ross had a hard time making up his mind when he spoke with the Boston University community at the George Sherman Union on Monday night. As a BU alumnus and resident of the Mission Hill neighborhood, which is highly populated by students, Ross should know what it means to be a college student in this city.

BERICK: The summer of my discontent

I skipped fall last year ‘- I was abroad, and New England autumn doesn’t happen on the subcontinent ‘- and then all of Boston skipped out on this summer. So when it began to snow Sunday, I had a few reservations.

STAFF EDIT: Balloonatics

The news media bombarded Americans this past weekend with coverage of the so-called ‘Balloon Boy,’ six-year-old Colorado resident Falcon Heene who was said to have lifted off in his father’s helium balloon Thursday.

STAFF EDIT: Reefer madness

The introduction of a bill to legalize the sale of cannabis in Massachusetts sparks debates about the effect this type of legislation would have on existing users and nonusers alike.

STAFF EDIT: Enough is enough

As Mayor Thomas Menino fights to secure a fifth term in office, his opposing candidate City Councilor-At-Large Michael Flaherty crusades with a campaign promise of instituting mayoral term limits during his first 100 days in office.