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Fleabag Show Overcrowds O’Connell

By: David Cote

Despite the popularity of the show, Saturday night’s 10 p.m. My Mother’s Fleabag performance hosted a much smaller crowd than in previous semesters, after many guests were asked to leave due to overcrowding in the O’Connell House.

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SSH Begins Year-Long Petition

By: David Cote

On Friday, Boston College Students for Sexual Health (BCSSH) began a petition demanding a sexual health resource center at Boston College that they plan to present to the administration at the end of the academic year. So far, the petition has more than 300 signatures.

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BC Prepares For The Frankenstorm, Classes Cancelled Monday

Boston College has begun hunkering down along with the rest of the East Coast in anticipation of what could be the most damaging storm in 100 years if current forecasts are correct. Classes were cancelled today after an announcement via the University’s emergency notification system. Over the last week, the Office of Emergency Management (OEM)…

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From White Castle To The Heights

Kal Penn, Hollywood actor turned political activist best known for his performance as Kumar Patel in the comedy Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle, came to Boston College last night to discuss a far more serious topic.

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Boat Cruise Draws Crowds

By: David Cote

The annual AHANA Leadership Council (ALC) Boat Cruise took a themed turn this year, bringing students out on the water for a night of music, food, and casino games.

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Promises Made Under Duress Still Carry Weight, According To Law Expert

By: Eleanor Hildebrandt

“Your money or your life.” While this phrase is easily recognizable as the catchphrase of a back-alley mugger, less clear is the moral responsibility of the victim when responding to the aggressor in that situation. If a victim attempts to bargain with his attacker, what value should be placed on any promises he makes while under duress?
That was the question explored by Seana Shiffrin, a professor of philosophy, and Pete Kameron, Professor of Law and Social Justice at UCLA. As part of the Clough Distinguished Lectures in Jurisprudence, Shiffrin came to Boston College on Tuesday, Oct. 16 to talk about promises made under duress and what implications for moral progress come from how such promises are viewed. She spoke for about an hour to a room of BC Law students and faculty in the East Wing of the BC Law School on Newton Campus.

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