The Boston University Student Union’s General Assembly meeting on Monday should have been held two weeks ago. Because of Union President Matt Seidel’s decision to hold a meeting during the Beanpot Tournament final, the Union was forced to vote on proposals that it had already voted on, but without a quorum, and many saw these votes as illegitimate.
These days, it is easy for anyone to blame financial shortcomings on the poor economy. And often that is exactly the case because we are in a recession, and it is expected that budgets are going to be cut. However, the fact that Boston University’s Allocations Board recently used the excuse ‘the current state of the economy’ to explain why the On-the-Spot budget has suddenly been depleted is not acceptable.
Whenever I go up to a beautiful woman, kiss her and say ‘Baby, it’s me!’ she always responds with, ‘Who are you?’ This is either borderline creepy or my gal has amnesia – it’s a question that we spend our lives trying to address.
Dearest readers, it’s been a rough couple of weeks for me. It’s tough to walk around this great big campus seeing you lot shambling about, all grumbles and frowns (and didn’t your mothers ever tell you that your face could get stuck that way?).