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Op-Ed

COLUMN: Introduction To Politics

By: Nate Fisher

Piles of fliers are being dragged down hallways around Lower Campus, and heaved into trash rooms engorged on this wasted paper. And the knocking, the I-swear-to-God if-it’s-another-one-of-them, the knocking quite literally hits home. UGBC election season is back.

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Editorials

The Heights’ Endorses Fiore-Chettiar & Marchese

By: The Heights Editorial Board

The Heights endorses Nanci Fiore-Chettiar and Chris Marchese, both A&S ’15, for president and executive vice president of UGBC. The Fiore-Chettiar-Marchese team’s platform offers the best and most realistic vision for Boston College’s student government in the year ahead. With well-developed plans of action for many of their platform points and extensive UGBC experience under their belts, Fiore-Chettiar and Marchese are best equipped to execute their vision for UGBC in the year ahead.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: Socio-Economic Diversity And The FAFSA

The controversy surrounding previously unclear FAFSA policies touches a nerve on the Heights. Regardless of the reasons behind the oversight, which may have made the financial aid process more difficult for some students, it is a poor reflection on BC and was rightly corrected as soon as possible. The deeper questions about socio-economic diversity at BC that this incident has raised remain unresolved.

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Editorials

Eagles’ Dedication Earns Impressive Dual Beanpot

By: The Heights Editorial Board

Last season, the Boston College men’s ice hockey team set a school record when it won the Beanpot tournament for the fourth consecutive time. This year, the team set another record with a fifth consecutive Beanpot title. Also impressive is the fact that the BC women’s hockey team won the women’s Beanpot on Tuesday, marking the second time in the last five years that the BC hockey programs have swept the tournament.

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Letters To The Editor

LTE: BC Should Improve Handicap Access On Campus

The mission of the Disability Services Office says, “that students with disabilities [will] receive support services and accommodations that permit equal access to all Boston College programs and the opportunity to realize their potential and develop effective self-advocacy skills.” I just wish they would stick to that.

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Column

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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