Can you believe it, seniors?’ Four years has gone by so quickly; most notably, this semester has flown by, complete with several months worth of columns full of political intrigue and insight.
In August, a revised GI bill will come into action, adding additional provisions to the previous version of the bill, which granted government-subsidized tuition sanctions to United States military veterans who choose to attend public colleges and universities. The newly amended version of the bill now gives veterans the option to attend private universities as well as public ones and receive the same benefits, along with stipends to cover books, supplies and living expenses.
After recent complaints concerning Emerson College officials denying tenure to black professors, a question of race and policy is brought to the forefront. While racial diversity is important to and definitive of the higher-education microcosm ‘- especially in large metropolitan locations like Boston ‘- there is no stipulation explicitly regarding diversity in tenure procedures at Emerson.
After blowing our on-campus housing deposits on back-to-back-to-back screenings of ‘Fast and Furious’, Thingfight is exploring other options for our secret headquarters next semester.
Student Union elections are upon the Boston University community and with only one slate running, the process is going largely unnoticed. The customary endorsement from The Daily Free Press is not necessary, as the election of the unopposed Vision for BU slate is a foregone conclusion. Nevertheless, it is important that students are made aware of what kind of leaders they will be getting before they cast their votes.