Okay, fine . . . I get it. We’re in a recession. Businesses are plummeting to eternal doom, and the word ‘profit’ is a sick concept, hardly recognizable in today’s cross-cultural, globally consumed demise.
I got up on Nov. 4 just like it was any other day. I sat through class, studied, finished up some homework and researched a paper. Once I had completed all that, I walked down to a local school in Allston and filled out an election ballot.
It’s midterm season at Boston University, and many students are studying hard in an effort to cancel out those poor grades received while their minds were still on winter break at the beginning of the semester.
Judging from President Barack Obama’s address to Congress on Tuesday, he has not forgotten his base ‘-’- America’s youth. In his speech, he singled out education, one of the most important issues to young people, as one of the ‘three areas that are absolutely critical to our economic future.’
I spent the better part of the Oscars wondering if there was a fashion conspiracy at hand. One by one, female starlets stepped onto the red carpet and the Swarovski-bedazzled Kodak Theatre stage in what looked like drag queen-ready mermaid costumes.