Last Thursday, government services shut down, many businesses closed and the nation paused to remember the service and sacrifice of our armed forces.
While it is not completely inappropriate to accept with alacrity the death of Yasser Arafat-for it may indeed provide a new sense of hope for both Israelis and Palestinians-dancing on his figurative grave only minimizes the gravity of his life and role in that region.
There are few at this university without passionate opinion on last week's presidential election and the political state of the nation.
The more we learn about Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffe's proposal to restructure the curriculum, the more flawed it appears.
Today, we vote for the president of the United States. This campus is ridden with intense-and sometimes emotional-opinions on the election, and all eyes will be watching intently tonight as we wait and see whose hands the electorate decided its fate will be in for the next four years.Yet ask the average student about the elections of the Union government-the elected body nearest to them-and they may not even know that one just occurred.The indifference much of the student body shows toward choosing those who directly represent them in the Union Senate, for executive seats and other elected positions within the student government, is extremely disappointing.
As high school students four years ago today, we had yet to witness a concession speech for the Presidency of the United States of America.
It wasn't a dream, so don't pinch yourself. After 86 years and countless failures, the Boston Red Sox finally broke the Curse and won the World Series.
Spaniard's Bay, NEWFOUNDLAND - In hoping for the best with Senator John F. Kerry's bid for the presidency, we failed to prepare for the worst: George W.
In 1970, a Vietnam veteran living in Waltham ran for the Democratic nomination in that year's congressional election.
"Every child can learn. We expect every school to teach. And we are making progress when it comes to our public schools," said President Bush this past week while campaigning in Pennsylvania.