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LTE: BC Loses By Closing Campus School

A friend of mine, on his first visit to Boston College, said that the place resembled a kind of academic “eugenics camp”-filled with healthy, eager, gifted, energetic, well-scrubbed, “beautiful” people. And my friend had a point; there is a lot of obvious beauty, health, and energy on display here. But when I think about what’s…

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Dec. 9 Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Thumbs Up Christmas tree lighting – Well, it’s officially that time of year again. Thanksgiving has come and gone and now it is officially okay to start playing Christmas music. Yes, we know that some people have been playing Christmas music since mid-November, but we at TU/TD firmly believe in waiting until after we give…

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COLUMN: The Trials And Travails Of Abroad

As a senior who studied abroad in the spring of last year, I am reaching that point of the semester where I am starting to feel nostalgic for my time abroad, and with that nostalgia comes a memory of the anticipation and nervousness I felt around this time just a year ago.

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COLUMN: Student In College?

By: Lucy Smukler

You roll over in bed, and look at the clock. In the warmth and darkness of your double, you read the numbers 1-0-3-0. It’s 10:30 a.m. on a Saturday, and you have to start drinking in an hour.

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COLUMN: Collegiate Nomads

By: Lucy Smukler

I’ll be honest, sometimes I dread coming back to school. It’s not that I hate Boston College or wish I was back in high school, but I always seem to struggle with the transition between school and home.

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Why Bartending Is The Best Job Ever

The soundtrack of the greatest summer of my life: pint glasses of Sam Adams Summer Ale clanging against wooden surfaces, Bruins hockey sticks scraping against the ice on flat screen TVs, guitar riffs of ’80s rock songs blasting from the jukebox, and the shake-shake-shaking and mix-mix-mixing of blueberry mojitos and a million rum-and-cokes.

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