Monday, May 6—Interim Chancellor Katherine Newman announced before a small gathering of students that she would indeed be moving forward with Referendum Question 1, which adds a small, non-waivable fee to the undergraduate tuition for the purpose of increased MBTA subsidies.

My freshman year at the University of Massachusetts Boston is slowly coming to an end. Finals are approaching, and there are about a million papers to write and another million opportunities for things to do on campus as well. I’ve never had a school year go by so quickly and so many things …

The first thing I am going to acknowledge is that Rex Maverick made some good points and argues his point of view well. The facts he provided were interesting and used well, and I see his point of view even if I do not fully agree with it, because I feel the benefits outweigh the negatives. …