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Spring Concert Will Feature Co-Headliners Nelly And Third Eye Blind

By: David Cote

After the usual weeks of rumor and speculation, UGBC has announced that Third Eye Blind and Nelly will perform at the annual spring concert on April 20 at 5 p.m. in Conte Forum. Despite concerns over potential cancellations due to a high number of transports at recent concerts, UGBC was given a green light by the administration in February to bring a concert to campus. Tickets will be sold for $30, starting on April 3 at 8 a.m. online.

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Springing Into Action

By: Steven Principi

It may still be hockey time at Boston College, but football season isn’t far off. With the bubble over Alumni Stadium finally gone, the Eagles turn their attention to the 20th annual Jay McGillis Spring Game, which will be played this Saturday at 1 p.m.

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Envisioning Childhood Classics

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavaloo, & Dan Siering

Though it seems fans of Suzanne Collins were pleased with this weekend’s release of The Hunger Games, it’s more common than not for book lovers to hate the subsequent onscreen adaptations. Below, find three of our editors’ childhood favorites and how they would adapt them for the screen.

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STM Professor Looks For Explanations Of Doctrine

By: David Cote

Rev. John Shea, OSA, an adjunct professor at the School of Theology and Ministry (STM), has recently caused a stir in theological circles as a result of a letter he wrote to Cardinal Sean Patrick O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, published in The Heights on Mar. 19, 2012, concerning the ordination of women in the Catholic Church.

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ALC Elects New Leadership

By: David Cote

Devika Patel and Jorge Miranda, both A&S ’13, will serve as president and vice president, respectively, of the AHANA Leadership Council (ALC) for the 2012-2013 academic year. The two will replace current ALC president Gururaj Shan and current ALC vice president Alicia Martinez, both A&S ’12.

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Bonn’s Production Of ‘Spring Awakening’ Breaks Boundaries

By: Brennan Carley

It’s a controversial show, that Spring Awakening, a rock musical teeming with teenage sex and the troubles that come with growing up. Though two of the protagonists in the musical are male, it was the women who walked away with the Contemporary Theatre of Boston College’s production, unapologetically yanking on our heartstrings with their wrenching performances.

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O’Connell House Transformed Into Gotham And Metropolis

By: David Cote

The O’Connell House played host to the Joker, Superman, Batman, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and many other superheroes Thursday night for the annual Middlemarch Dance.  Over 100 students attended the dance in full costume, according to Denny Carr, late night graduate programming assistant for the Student Programs Office (SPO) and LGSOE ’13.

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