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Between the lines: Boston’s Mayoral hopefuls and their silence regarding the city’s racism

September 24, 2013

Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer The best or worst kept secret in Boston, depending on whom you ask, is the chasm that is the city’s racial divide. For the capital of a bleeding blue state like Massachusetts, it is surprising...

Letter to the Editor

September 24, 2013

To the editor: This summer, I found my new least favorite sentence: “This course has been dropped due to low enrollment.” This marks the second time I have received this email in as many semesters. Couple that with the fact...

Editorial

September 24, 2013

The tragedy at the Washington Navy Yard on Sept. 16 has been followed by confusion, horror, and sorrow. And, as with many similar travesties of late, the question “Why?” lingers. Aaron Alexis’ exact motives may never be...

Between the lines

September 17, 2013

Taylor Rapalyea Staff Writer It is hard to admit that we have little to no idea about what’s going on around us. There is a lot of information hidden from the general population in many aspects of life, from personal relationships,...

Letter to the Editor: An inspirational semester ahead for Strong Women Strong Girls and its girls

September 17, 2013

To the Editor: A message from Strong Women Strong Girls: “I am strong, I am proud!” The first 2 lines of the infamous Strong Women Strong Girls cheer. This phase is the basic premise for SWSG. We, as mentors, want to promote...

Letter to the Editor: It’s always sunny in Boston

September 17, 2013

To the Editor:Did you happen to notice how well coordinated the first day of the semester was with the first nice day of the year all by chance?The skies are blue and free of clouds; birds are singing; and the air feels near per...

Editorial

September 17, 2013

There are a number of pressing issues in front of us as a nation that cry out for action, but the one that most affects us as students is the skyrocketing cost of tuition. We hear countless stories of bright-eyed students graduating,...

Three day weekends should be three days long

November 13, 2012

As Veterans Day approaches, the one thing that floats through my mind is the statement that hangs like an unwanted appendage on the school’s academic calendar, “Veterans Day Holiday. Faculty may choose to hold classes. Administrative...

Why does it even matter, guys

November 13, 2012

So here’s the gist of it: when you register for an account on IGN.com (a popular video game news and walkthrough website), your gender is automatically set to “male.” To change this, you’ve got to go into the account preferences...

Speak out, question authority

November 13, 2012

Authority. I’ve always had problems with it. Whether it was my mom telling me I couldn’t bring my favourite doll to school (which I then snuck in my backpack) or a professor telling me a thesis was too difficult to write about...

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