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Inner fire

Slideshow from @BC

Gargan Hall's stained glass windows are resplendent with color and light. They are also by turns reverent, mysterious, and whimsical.


Photo of a Boston College Student Tour

Popular demand

Story from Boston College Chronicle

Boston College is ranked a top 20 university in a national survey of high school students.


Photo of William B. Neenan SJ

The Interview: Book report

Video from @BC

William Neenan, SJ, on his popular, long-running, iconoclastic Dean's List of recommended reading.


On right Helina Teklehaimanot '05, the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship winner, joined by her sister, Wudassie '03

Family ties

Story from Boston College Chronicle

Her family was a model of strength through a nine-year, bittersweet saga of immigration.


Photograph of Thomas O'Connor

The meaning of Tom O'Connor

Video from @BC

Colleagues and former students on their debt, and ours, to Boston's master historian.


Under the Gasson Quad

Inside view: The unseen Heights

Quicktime tours from @BC

Places you've never visited, from Gothic rooftops to hidden tunnels.



True calling

Autobiography from the Intersections Project

Alumni and students write about the detours, disasters, providential findings, interludes, departures, and arrivals that have shaped their search for work worthy of life. (New contributions are also welcome.)

Impassioned debate

Resources gathered by @BC

Perspectives on Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ from Boston College faculty Richard Blake, SJ, and Philip Cunningham, and through an extensive set of Web links offered by BC's Center for Christian-Jewish Learning.

Googled: Amy Poehler '93, big shot comedian

Research from @BC

Entertainment Weekly's Must List says she's "the best reason" to watch Saturday Night Live. Some links to sites that tell you why.

Case study

Video from the Office of Public Affairs

The John Jay College report on clergy sexual abuse noted how many crimes were alleged and how many priests were accused. At a BC press conference, three professors respond to the findings.

Passing in Boston

Video from Front Row -- with Program notes

Professor James O'Toole reads from his book Passing for White: Race, Religion, and the Healy Family, 1820-1920. With links to selected Web resources on racial identity, slavery, American Catholicism, and the remarkable Healys--children of an Irish immigrant and his wife, a former slave, who left the pre-Civil War south determined to enter America on their own terms.


From Public Affairs

NEWS ALERT: Bloomberg Television will cover the Boston College Finance Conference, with keynote speaker Alan Greenspan, in the course of its 3/12 morning broadcast. Check your cable listings.

Women take Big East basketball championship. Boston Globe

An interview with John Kerry JD'76 in BC Law Magazine

Boston College spring break in Appalachia. Boston Herald

The court is wrong on gay marriage, says J. Donald Monan, SJ. Boston Globe

Kathleen M. O'Toole '76 is Boston's first female police commissioner. Boston Globe

Alan Wolfe on God and the voting booth. NPR

A Jesuit survivor of East Timor's violence will return to the island

Our nominating system may be strange, but it's productive, says Shep Melnick

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