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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Dec. 13

Thumbs Up:  Phil Jurkovec returns  Superfans across campus had cause to celebrate on Monday with the announcement of Phil Jurkovec’s return to the Heights for his senior season. After an injury that left him out for half of the season, returning and incoming students alike will be happy to welcome Jurkovec back with open arms...
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Boston College Should Improve Course Registration Process on EagleApps

Boston College should improve its course registration process by increasing communication with professors and students and ensuring EagleApps is updated with accurate course information. Students and faculty both experience a great deal of uncertainty during registration week due to problems that can be fixed by providing more consistent and factual information.  Last spring, BC converted...
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From slime-covered toadstools to Thanksgiving turkey

If there is one film that could easily define a generation, it is most definitely Shrek.  First released in 2001, featuring a “big, stupid, ugly ogre,” Shrek parodies common tropes in Disney films and crafts a more realistic view on traditional fairy-tales that was uncommon for the film industry at the time. In terms of...
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The Texas Heartbeat Act Explained

The Texas Heartbeat Act went into effect on Sept. 1. This bill prevents abortionists from killing preborn human beings in abortion procedures after fetal cardiac activity is detected using medical technology. The preborn’s heartbeat can be detected around day 21 of his or her development.  While similar bills restricting abortion have already been passed in...
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In Response To: “Class Of 2025 Inattentive At Annual Convocation”

To the Editor: We, students in Professor Sue Roberts’ fall Courage to Know class, are writing to challenge the Sept. 10 Heights article “Class of 2025 Inattentive at Annual Convocation” that described the freshmen at this year’s freshman convocation as “a sea…that spoke over [convocation speaker Sherry Turkle], looked at their phones, and trickled out...

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