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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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COLUMN: We Watch For The Ads

By: Ben Olcott

A week has passed since the Super Bowl. In all matters concerning the game, its players, and the sport in general, it was pretty lame and uneventful. We knew it already, but this latest Super Bowl experience proved definitively that everything else is far more important than the sport.

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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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