Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has been in hot water over his handling of the AIG bonus scandal, but some are saying his job may be safe after all, pointing to Monday’s 500-point surge in the Dow Jones industrial average following Geithner’s announcement of a bank bailout.
If at some point in elementary school you debated who could push the tire swing the coolest, which name will make the class’s gerbil most peer-friendly or why your Meowth totally deserves to be traded for that other guy’s holographic Charizard, you have inadvertently been a part of this week’s ThingFight.
‘Listen up, you couch potatoes: each recycled beer can save enough electricity to run a television for three hours.’ – Denis Hayes, American environmental activist
In a few short weeks, I’ll be printing off my last papers, scribbling on my final Scantron sheets and turning in my remaining projects. That’s right, dear readers, my illustrious career here at Boston University is ‘- sadly ‘- coming to a close this May.
Did you know that the first American bicycle race was held in Allston on May 24, 1878, at what was then Beacon Park? Allston also used to be home to the Charles River Speedway, where such studs as A.J. Furbushat and H.B. Ralston furiously raced their horse-drawn carts at the turn of the century.