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COLUMN: Defamiliarizing Ourselves

By: Patrick Angiolillo

Today we run the risk of becoming too familiar with things. In our daily lives we are often caught up in the familiar routines we have. We simply fall into the routine trap of everyday life, and there is nothing inherently wrong with that. So I propose we defamiliarize.

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COLUMN: What Are You Leaving Behind?

By: Emma Vitale

My first year at Boston College spanned from August 2012 to May 2013, and it was quite the unforgettable year. Although I’m very happy that I have moved on from the Newton bus and have started to experience the perks of being an upperclassman, there are aspects of being a freshman that I’m sad to leave behind.

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COLUMN: ‘Please Check One’

By: Tiffany Ashtoncourt

America has come a long way since the Civil Rights Movement 50 years ago. That being said, we are still trying to get past the negative repercussions of centuries of oppression. For this reason, the race/ethnicity survey has taken a position of prominence in the effort against a lack of diversity. In my opinion, though, diversity forms today are ineffective and could possibly be undermining the advances we have made regarding race in America.

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