I’m not going to lie ‘- the first week of classes was rough. Like sandpaper, or your boyfriend’s ironic facial hair. Even before the first syllabus landed on my desk, I could feel the neurons in my brain spontaneously combusting. I was as nervous as a freshman again.
As President Barack Obama’s Wednesday speech on restructuring health care approaches, Americans wait in uneasy anticipation to hear his most definite plans yet regarding the reform. Since the beginning of his campaign,
News of the probable closing of the United States Post Office in the basement of the George Sherman Union raises questions of cause and effect. In an effort to rework an outstanding deficit, the USPS is closing branches all over the greater Boston area ‘- nine in total ‘- many of which are on college campuses.
Although for most members of the Boston University community the early weeks of the semester signal a time of organization and careful planning, the Student Union is undergoing some significant reshuffling at an especially inopportune time.
The theme of the first 2009 Boston mayoral debate last night surfaced as a textbook lesson in contrasts and comparisons. While current mayor Thomas Menino spent the evening playing defense, his opponents City Councilors-at-Large Sam Yoon and Mike Flaherty and businessman Kevin McCrea used their time mostly to talk about how much they weren’t like Menino.