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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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Column

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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Opinions

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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