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Admitted Eagle Day Brings 2,000, New Program A Success

By: David Cote

More than 2,000 prospective Eagles flocked to Chestnut Hill on Sunday for the first of five Admitted Eagle Days that will occur throughout the coming months. Visitors toured the campus, attended information sessions, and learned about student life from a variety of student and faculty volunteers.

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Arrupe Sends Students To 9 Communities

By: David Cote

While the majority of Boston College students were enjoying their last days of winter break from the comfort of their homes, Arrupe International Immersion Program participants were living in the midst of abject poverty in nine different communities across Latin America.

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Sub Turri’ Celebrates 100th Anniversary

By: David Cote

Sub Turri, one of the oldest organizations on Boston College’s campus, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. As part of that celebration, student leaders of the yearbook have stated their hope that 100 percent of BC seniors will have their senior portraits taken in honor of the 100th edition.

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BC Ordered To Hand Over Belfast Tapes, Will Not Appeal Ruling

By: David Cote

In the most recent development regarding the Belfast Project, an oral history project held by the Burns Library chronicling a period known as “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland that lasted from 1969 to 1998, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, Dec. 27 that Boston College must turn over tapes relevant to the investigation of the disappearance of Jean McConville, who was killed by the IRA in 1972. BC will not appeal the ruling, according to University Spokesman Jack Dunn.

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BC Trustee Named In SEC Lawsuit Against Former Mortgage Giant Execs

By: David Cote

Boston College Trustee and Adjunct Professor Richard Syron, BC ’66, was recently named in a lawsuit made by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), accusing Syron, former CEO of the government sponsored mortgage giant Freddie Mac, of misleading investors and ultimately contributing to the 2008 financial crisis. The lawsuits made Friday implicate both Syron and Daniel H. Mudd, former CEO of Freddie Mac’s sister company, Fannie Mae.

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BCSSH and BCSDH Exchange Words Outside McElroy

By: David Cote

This past Friday, Dec. 2, a relatively new student group calling themselves the Boston College Students for Dental Health (BCSDH) distributed individually wrapped flossing packets to students on the sidewalk between Upper Campus and McElroy.

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ALC Dept. Promotes Continuity

By: David Cote

A new department created by the AHANA Leadership Council (ALC) will help the organization achieve continuity in its future endeavors, the council’s leadership says.

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