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BC Ordered To Hand Over Belfast Tapes, Will Not Appeal Ruling

By: David Cote

In the most recent development regarding the Belfast Project, an oral history project held by the Burns Library chronicling a period known as “The Troubles” in Northern Ireland that lasted from 1969 to 1998, a federal judge ruled Tuesday, Dec. 27 that Boston College must turn over tapes relevant to the investigation of the disappearance of Jean McConville, who was killed by the IRA in 1972. BC will not appeal the ruling, according to University Spokesman Jack Dunn.

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A Guide To 2011’s Best Memes

By: Brennan Carley, Taylor Cavallo, & Dan Siering

Of all the Internet fads of 2011, nothing left viewers laughing quite as hard as the seemingly simple meme. These cartoonish caricatures provided some of the funniest, most realistic social commentaries in the world of entertainment. Inside, find eight of the year’s most insightful and applicable examples.

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Sub Turri’ Celebrates 100th Anniversary

By: David Cote

Sub Turri, one of the oldest organizations on Boston College’s campus, will celebrate its 100th anniversary this year. As part of that celebration, student leaders of the yearbook have stated their hope that 100 percent of BC seniors will have their senior portraits taken in honor of the 100th edition.

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Arrupe Sends Students To 9 Communities

By: David Cote

While the majority of Boston College students were enjoying their last days of winter break from the comfort of their homes, Arrupe International Immersion Program participants were living in the midst of abject poverty in nine different communities across Latin America.

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