Saturday, April 19, 2014
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KIRLAND: Harold can’t hit on girls

One of my friends can’t pick up a girl if his life depended on it. For the sake of this column, let’s give him the alias Harold. Harold is a pleasant, interesting, good-looking and witty young man. But for some reason, he hasn’t been doing too well with ladies lately.

STAFF EDIT: Forgetting the focus

Monday’s press conference regarding the suspicious deletion of all but 18 of Mayor Thomas Menino’s emails sent between October 2008 and March 2009 instigated a flurry of backlash from Menino’s competitors in the current mayoral race.

STAFF EDIT: Yoon’s highs, lows

The Daily Free Press met with City Councilor-At-Large and mayoral candidate Sam Yoon last week for a candid interview. Yoon, both casual and well-spoken, voiced his lofty goals to upend Mayor Thomas Menino’s current reign. And while he talked an eloquent talk, he tended to lack the concrete solutions that would enable him to walk the walk.

BERICK: Westward expansion

My uncle remembers his time in Allston fondly, incidentally so does his wife who married him despite the weekends she spent visiting him there. Neither of them recalls any great hardship or desperation, then again they moved on to the circus of Manhattan real estate.

LETTER

I seriously question the Student Union executive board’s decision to nominate Mikhail Makalski to be the vice president. I hope the executive board carefully reviewed his qualifications, and did not simply nominate him because he played an important role in their election.