Letters To The Editor, News

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…

Column, Opinions

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.

Column, Opinions

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.

Opinions, Column

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.

Column, Opinions

COLUMN: Waiting For An Email…

By: Lucy Smukler

For Americans across the nation, Sept. 11, 2001 will be forever engrained in our memories. Flash forward to Sept. 11, 2013, just a few short days ago. I flipped on the news and watched President Obama partaking in a moment of silence. That’s when it hit me-I hadn’t gotten an email.

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