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Column

COLUMN: Love Begins With Respect

By: Victoria Mariconti

While walking down the stairs from Upper Campus last Saturday, I happened to overhear a pack of first-year gentlemen trading stories from the previous evening’s revelry. Who wouldn’t cringe or bristle when four young men derisively gloat over their conquests, ridiculing their too willing collaborators? (It takes two to tango, after all).

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Op-Ed

COLUMN: Manning’s Losing Legacy

By: Stephen Sikora

With a win on Sunday, Manning would complete the best single season performance in the history of the quarterback position and become the greatest passer of his generation, if not all time. Yet, after a 43-8 shellacking from the Seattle Seahawks and their Legion of Boom defense, we’re left wondering-what’s Peyton Manning’s legacy?

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: BC Fossil Free Should Rethink Strategy

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I respectfully disagree with the approach and message of BC Fossil Free. It may be cool to be green, and there are legitimate arguments to be made for sustainability. Divesting from the Boston College endowment fossil-fuel related assets, however, deserves further scrutiny and a willingness to debate openly its merits.

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Column

COLUMN: A Question To Consider

By: Kristy Barnes

A tall blond emerged from behind the secretive back offices of admissions with a confident look, but a tear in her eye. While she tried to play it off smoothly, it was clear the interview she had just completed hadn’t gone well. I turned to the admissions officer and gave her a questioning look. “She couldn’t answer one of my most important questions,” the counselor replied. I pressed to know what could have been a tough enough query to stump a student who had probably gotten into every school to which she had applied.

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Op-Ed

COLUMN: In Defense Of Concrete

By: Nate Fisher

Our time at Boston College is defined by construction projects-Stokes Hall, St. Mary’s, Shea Field, and many others. This column is about design, in particular why the current designs of O’Neill Plaza and the Quad demand more scrutiny than they’ve had up to this point.

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Op-Ed

COLUMN: What Is Love?

By: Kimberly Crowley

With Valentine’s Day creeping up on us, my friends recently devised an interesting challenge-we each agreed to write speeches about what love means to us. I realized that there are plenty of people who are willing to try to explain love in definite terms. I’m not going to make overarching claims, however. Instead, I’m going to admit that I can only try to interpret what love means based on how I’ve experienced it.

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