Dan Shaughnessy has been a fixture in Boston sports for over 30 years. From coining “The Curse of the Bambino” in 1990, to contributing to numerous radio shows in the city, to his widely read column in the Globe, Shaughnessy is one of the Hub’s greatest authorities on Baseball, and he once again entered the spotlight with the release of his book Francona, the Red Sox Years last month.
Today is election day, and when the process is over, the electoral college will let us know whether Americans have chosen to retain Barack Obama as their president or opted for a new commander-in-chief, Mitt Romney.
Over fifty students sat in the waiting area in front of the chancellor’s office. A hundred more were outside, rallying for change in the way the university was operating, to get their voices heard and their declarations understood. Standing up for what they believed in, these students virtually brought the university to a standstill as they voiced their grievances with the system. The administration, though reluctant to grant the request of the protesters, was forced to sit and listen or potentially witness a student mutiny.