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A Canadian strip club doubled as a church this Easter weekend. We here at the ol’ Free Press were wondering what contradictory place people at BU would find themselves.    ENG: A couple’s retreat CFA: Something mainstream SMG: The CSC COM: A math tutoring center President Brown: A financial aid office The FreeP: A sleep […]

SHEA: Republic 1.354c

Something inside of me has shifted since I started at Boston University. Okay, many things about me have shifted (including my waist measurement, unfortunately), but I’m just realizing in my last month that I have an entirely different outlook on my academic work and why it’s totally sucked lately. As a freshman and sophomore, I […]

MAHDI: On Boston

On April 17, a man named Balal was taking steps toward a noose that hung before him, about to be publicly hung for killing 18-year-old Abdollah Hosseinzadeh with a knife in a street brawl. In the Islamic republic of Iran, there exists the concept of qisas, which in this case meant that Hosseinzadeh’s family would […]

EDIT: Passive action to change Michigan

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld Proposal 2, a 2006 ballot initiative that bans Michigan’s public universities from using race-conscious policies in its admission processes. In a 6-2 ruling in Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action, five justices spanned across conflicting views over what role the government should play in ensuring equality among racial and […]

GIESELMANN: Homesickness

Regardless of where I wake up, the first thing I do when I hop out of bed in the morning is look out of my window. The first view of the world outside gives me an idea of the day’s mood. Beyond merely checking for snowfall outside of my Allston apartment, I can see the […]