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Watching Us Watch ’12 Years A Slave’

By: Nate Fisher

Steve McQueen leapt up and down like a punk rocker when he won Best Picture. “I hate that guy,” I said. And so another awards season came and went. It was a foregone conclusion, really. Prettified movies about “important” subjects are eternal shoo-ins for Academy Awards.

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The Reasons For Service

By: Patrick Angiolillo

With everyone returning to campus from Spring Break, I have already gotten word of the many service trips BC students went on during the break. Volunteering today has, however, become just a part of what many people do to get into college, to put on a resume, or to stand out as an applicant to a program or for an award. This attitude is deeply problematic. 

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Reflections On Appa

By: Emma Vitale

I thought I was strong, that I could avoid it, that it wouldn’t affect me the way it has affected people in the past. But it hit me the moment I embarked on the 12-hour bus ride down to Virginia and has grown deeper every day-I’ve got the Appa high.

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Euthanasia And Children

By: Karel-Bart Celie

The lower house of the Belgian parliament recently voted to extend legalized euthanasia to minors. The new measure would enable terminally ill children who experience “constant and intolerable” suffering to procure euthanasia. Naturally, the proposed measure has met resistance and has been the cause of a heated debate in the small country.

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