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Springsteen Speaks at First-Year Convocation
News, On Campus, Top Story

Springsteen Speaks at First-Year Convocation

The annual freshmen parade down Linden Lane to Alumni Stadium for freshman convocation was missing this year, as members of the Class of 2024 remained in their dorm rooms and were addressed by keynote speaker Bruce Springsteen over Zoom.  The award-winning musician spoke to Boston College freshmen remotely from a music studio, and encouraged the…

At University Convocation, Leahy Commits to “Similar Response” to Renewed Abuse Allegations in the Church
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At University Convocation, Leahy Commits to “Similar Response” to Renewed Abuse Allegations in the Church

University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. spoke to Boston College’s faculty and staff Wednesday as part of University Convocation. In his speech, Leahy shared his thoughts on the University’s place in the world, and commented more specifically on the renewed revelations of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church. Leahy committed to formulating a response…

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