By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer Thanks to tools like MuckRock and the Freedom of Information Act, government documents are made availible in an effort to have a transparent government, to an extent. A man named Conor Skelding recently requested documents from the FBI that detailed a government investigation of Isaac Asimov, former BU professor-as well as […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer Today, many Boston University students don’t even realize the religious foundation our university was founded on — a Methodist tradition (except for that vague memory you have of hearing something about that on your campus tour during high school). And maybe for a good reason. BU was founded in a […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer In case you missed it: 1. Whoever wins the Nov. 5  election and replaces Menino will be the first new mayor in 20 years. 2. Mass. Rep. Martin Walsh and City Councilor John Connolly are vying for the position. WALSH Walsh came in first in the September primaries, with 20,838 […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer Chugging a coffee during the last five minutes of lecture, distractedly checking social media, my foot is tapping on the ground and I’m hoping that the professor lets us out early. He gloriously says, “Okay, any more questions?” Sweet. I’m out of here. Going to print out that paper due […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer Trouble makers, hippies, righteous activists, people who want to make a difference… Everyone has very different perspectives on protesting. There are activists, there are those who believe all change occurs gradually by working with the government and there are others who just don’t care as much. Many of us at […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer Though everyone has different opinions about what needs to be updated or renovated on campus, many students don’t realize the extensive planning that goes into each of the changes we see popping up. Extensive research and bureaucratic processes go into deciding what new buildings to build, what areas need renovation, […]

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By Amy Gorel, Staff Writer After the long summer, the first question out of your professors’ and your classmates’ mouths is  probably going to be along the lines of, “So what did you do this summer?” While some are probably unconcerned with what you did and others can hardly wait to tell you about the […]

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