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University Weighs Campus School Move

By: Mary Rose Fissinger

Seven Campus School parents and the co-presidents of the Campus School Volunteers of Boston College (CSVBC) met with University officials on Thursday, Jan. 16 to voice their concerns about the potential affiliation between the Campus School and the Kennedy Day School (KDS), which would result in a relocation of the Campus School to KDS’s facilities in the Franciscan Hospital for Children in Brighton

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Krause Discusses Syrian Civil War

By: Soo Jung Rhee

Acknowledging the confusion behind the frustratingly intertwined relations and conflicts among Arab countries, professor of political science Peter Krause introduced five key questions regarding the civil war in Syria before he presented an extensive outlook on the ongoing issue of the Syrian crisis.

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Female BC Students Report Lower Self-Confidence When Leaving College

By: Mary Rose Fissinger

At a faculty forum in April 2012, amidst a slew of data presented by Vice President of Planning and Assessment Kelli Armstrong to the hundreds of faculty members who had gathered that day, one statistic stood out to the crowd: female students leave Boston College with lower self-confidence than they had as freshmen. In contrast, men generally gain self-confidence during their four years here, despite having, on average, lower GPAs than their female classmates.

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