Gay marriage proponents may have suffered a setback last November when Californians voted to define marriage as between a man and a woman, but the struggle for marriage equality has momentum once again. On Tuesday, the Vermont legislature voted to override Gov. Jim Douglas’s veto as Vermont became the fourth state to legalize gay marriage.
Boston University students may have no trouble heading down to Student Health Services when think they are coming down with the flu, or to get that nasty bruise from broomball checked out, but when it comes to mental health, adolescents are not going to be as eager to seek help.
When I was accepted to Boston University four years ago, all I read of the letter was ‘Congratulations Miss . . .’ and then immediately posted the news on my MySpace and drove all of my high school textbooks into the arid Southern California desert and buried them alive.
When former Vice President Dick Cheney was in office, Americans, not just Republicans and conservatives, regularly fell to one knee as he walked by. So it should be no surprise that the nation shuddered when Cheney said that President Barack Obama had made the nation less safe.
In a news story Thursday (‘Art collectors more interested in pieces’ history, experts say,’ page 1), it was incorrectly stated that Morag Kersel was a Department of State consulting archaeologist due to a reporting error. Kersel is a research associate with the Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago.