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Battle for bilingualism

Kristin Boyles, Op/Ed Assistant Editor

December 5, 2019

Retail and grocery stores during the holidays can get a little hectic. Everyone is trying to redeem their free turkey certificates, buying out cranberry sauce and stuffing mixes, and stocking up on after-dinner snacks or discounted...

Finding peace on a porch

Ed Murphy, Digital Managing Editor

December 5, 2019

Thanksgiving breaks are always highlighted by going home, seeing friends and family and of course the annual feast. For me the personal highlight is the solitude of my front porch and a case of Miller Lite.  During the semester I hustle. I bust my ass on an...

Last Word

Noah Roux, BU Republicans

December 5, 2019

The death penalty is a complex issue. Some individuals like to argue about the topic from a moral/value perspective, while some would prefer to look at statistics and how much death row costs the American taxpayer.  I think that there is merit in each of these...

‘Tis the finals season

Haleigh Weddle, Contributing Writer

December 5, 2019

With the fall semester quickly coming to an end, the thought on every college student’s mind is final exams. The stress can seem to be all-consuming at this point in the year, which is something that is completely normal.  ...

First Word

Abigail Prichett, BU Democrats

November 21, 2019

The death penalty: for many it’s a touchy subject and for others it’s a no-brainer. As an Independent who leans more towards the left, I’m a supporter of the death penalty. Now, even though many Democrats are against...

Is thrifty spending worth it?

Lexi Klatt, BU AMA Club

November 21, 2019

If you are like me, thrifting is a weakness. Finding the best deals on the coolest items and only spending just a few bucks is always the way to go. But is this really the best way to shop?  Oftentimes, the cheap products we buy are made with ev...

Girls just wanna have fun

Kristin Boyles, Op/Ed Assistant Editor

November 14, 2019

I turned 21 years old over the summer. Yes, I did go to Bally’s Casino in Atlantic City. No, I did not get trashed, nor did I ever really intend to.  I’m pretty picky about what I drink. Caffeine and carbonated drinks ju...

Don’t be SAD this year

Brett Bulino, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

As we progress further through the fall and move closer to winter, the temperature continues to drop and so does student morale on campus. This is totally natural because we’re approaching the last stretch of the semester. Finals...

Ain’t ‘snow’ season like winter

Ed Murphy, Digital Managing Editor

November 14, 2019

I remember the day like the back of my hand. Nick Foles under center, “Shady” McCoy in the backfield, Desean Jackson and Riley Cooper on the perimeter, Brent Celek as the inline tightend and a surprise snow storm dumping seven...

Medicinal marijuana on our minds

Sarah Emily D'Agostino, A&E Editor

November 14, 2019

Pennsylvania passed the Medical Marijuana Program law in 2016. This law allows the access to medical marijuana for patients with serious medical conditions through a safe and effective method of delivery which works to balance...

This Week in History

Isaac Osburn, BU History Club

November 14, 2019

This past Monday, Nov. 11th 2019, was the 101st celebration of Veterans Day. However, most people studying history would know that the 11th day of the 11th month was also considered Armistice Day by most of the international community....

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