Month: February 2010

i fung wah-nt to go home

BOSTON––It is an unspoken rule that to be a passenger on a Chinatown-to-Chinatown, Boston to New York bus like the Fung Wah, a certain set of conditions must be met. Still half-drunk on citrus Georgi and clinging to a tote bag containing my (unworn) change of clothes at 10-til-8 in the morning, I was a […] Read more…

cheaper than cheap: unpaid internships may be illegal

Are you now, or have you ever been an unpaid intern? Did you feel like you were helpful around the office, actively contributing as part of a team and seeing your work pay off in a final product? Were you given space to work independently, without a supervisor breathing down the back of your neck […] Read more…

fate of alleged ‘craigslist killer’ still unlisted

BOSTON–Before Philip Markoff lost his given name, he was a student a Boston University School of Medicine. On April 20, 2009, he was rechristened. After all, isn’t “Craigslist Killer” more memorable a name than “Phil”? Markoff was arrested on suspicion of the murder of one woman and the kidnapping and robbery of another. Both women […] Read more…