Videos Archive

Battle stations

Battle stations

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Student bands chase the title of “BC’s Best.”

Home ice

Home ice

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Just back from Sochi, three Olympians are welcomed by the fans at Kelley Rink.

The Neenan tapes

The Neenan tapes

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In a conversation with Boston College Magazine editor Ben Birnbaum, William B. Neenan, SJ, shares stories from his early years as a Jesuit.

Hark!

Hark!

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On December 2, the Dynamics met up at the Christmas tree in the atrium of the Cadigan Alumni Center.

The last word

The last word

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On April 20, 1963, President John F. Kennedy delivered the culminating speech of the University’s Centennial celebration.

Familiar voices

Familiar voices

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Two poets from the Class of 2005 return to the Heights.

Divine music

Divine music

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A public reading of The Divine Comedy required 13 years, 98 readers, and two languages.

Poetry rep

Poetry rep

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Helen Spica ’14 represented Boston College at the 2013 Greater Boston Intercollegiate Undergraduate Poetry Festival.

Fellow citizen

Fellow citizen

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One freshman’s journey to a naturalization ceremony in Robsham Theater.

Fast track

Fast track

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Stokes Hall rises—assisted by 50 cranes and some 300 construction workers.

Capital steps

Capital steps

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Pennsylvania Avenue was the Screaming Eagles’ stage on January 21 as the band marched in the inaugural parade. But first there was work to do.

Speakers' corner

Speakers’ corner

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Taking a cue from a popular online lecture series, eight students with a passion for independent study addressed their peers at this fall’s BCTalks.

Curator’s cut

Curator’s cut

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John Sallis, philosopher and curator of the McMullen Museum’s show of 66 works by the artist Paul Klee, spotlights three telling pieces.

Roadrunners

Roadrunners

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More than 290 undergraduates teamed up to run this year’s Boston Marathon. An interview with two of them.

Pop quiz: The beginning

Pop quiz: The beginning

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On March 23, a year and nine days before the date that will mark the 150th anniversary of the University’s charter, @BC sent a camera crew to O’Neill Plaza for the founding facts—selecting students at random for a good-natured history test.

Final round

Final round

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Ten acts, chosen from 52 auditions, were featured in the eighth annual BC Idol competition in Robsham Theater on February 16. A handful of local youngsters entertained too.

How do we write?

How do we write?

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Toward the end of his three-day residency, Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist Junot Díaz fielded questions from students in Gasson Commons.

Perfect harmony

Perfect harmony

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Ninety-two past and present members of the Bostonians a capella group performed at the 25th anniversary concert in Devlin Hall on December 10.

Fr. Jack Butler on Laetare Sunday

Fr. Jack Butler on Laetare Sunday

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Vice President for University Mission and Ministry Jack Butler, S.J., delivers the address at Boston College’s 61st annual Laetare Sunday celebration in Conte Forum on March 18, 2012. The event marks the traditional midpoint of the Lenten season.

Charles Taylor: On re-believing

Charles Taylor: On re-believing

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During an interview in the Heights Room on November 10, the noted philosopher Charles Taylor explained why he calls himself “a believer again.”

Rounds

Rounds

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On December 6, the Boston College Madrigal Singers went a caroling.

Inside edition

Inside edition

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Four graduating seniors with video cameras share scenes from the 135th Commencement Day, May 23.

For the voice

For the voice

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Soprano Mary Hubbell ’97 returned to the Heights to perform a song cycle composed for her by music professor Thomas Oboe Lee.

Actor takes professor’s book to big screen: Why Hart Crane?

Actor takes professor’s book to big screen: Why Hart Crane?

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Actor James Franco and English professor Paul Mariani field a student’s question at the campus screening of The Broken Tower.

Polyphony lesson

Polyphony lesson

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Boston College’s student-led Madrigal Singers rehearse with Scott Metcalfe of the acclaimed early music group Blue Heron, this year’s Artist in Residence.

Anticipation

Anticipation

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The men’s and women’s hockey and basketball teams show off their moves at Ice Jam, a preseason pep rally in Conte Forum, emceed by sportscaster Bob Costas.

Site-seeing

Site-seeing

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A virtual tour of the future Stokes Hall, the University’s new academic building set to open in the fall of 2012. Groundbreaking took place October 4, 2010.

Commencement close-up

Commencement close-up

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From the shared-senior sunrise to the final chorus of “For Boston” in Alumni Stadium, the 134th Commencement Day, captured by four graduating seniors.

Words' worth

Words’ worth

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Student poets read at the Greater Boston Intercollegiate Poetry Festival, hosted by Boston College.

First responder

First responder

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An interview with Bill Forry ’95 of the Boston Haitian Reporter.

Our dinner with Bill

Our dinner with Bill

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At home in St. Mary’s Hall with one of philosophy’s luminaries.

Commencement POV

Commencement POV

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Commencement Day, from sunrise over the reservoir to the awarding of degrees, as captured by four graduating seniors.

Visionary

Visionary

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Blind runner Joseph Quintanilla ’98 raises awareness of obstacles and opportunities for the visually impaired.

Supporting evidence

Supporting evidence

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Biology Professor Thomas Seyfried and a team of scientists take a fresh look at an 80-year-old theory on cancer.

Student Bards

Student Bards

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Undergraduates from 25 Boston-area colleges and universities participated in this year’s Intercollegiate Poetry Festival at Boston College.

Rite of spring

Rite of spring

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Heading for a vacation week of service in needy communities, undergraduates talk about the challenges and why they go.

Panned in Boston

Panned in Boston

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So what if Edgar Allan Poe hated Boston? Students and faculty celebrate the native-born master of the macabre’s 200th birthday with lectures, readings, skits, and coffin cake.

The way we were

The way we were

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From teas with the Cardinal to relocating Alumni Stadium, the reunion classes of ’58 and ’68 describe their college experiences.

Historical perspective

Historical perspective

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Speaking at the University’s 132nd Commencement, David McCullough told graduates to “love learning,” remain idealistic, be honest, and “remember to tip the maid.”

Master class with Barbara Delinsky MA’69

Master class with Barbara Delinsky MA’69

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A best-selling novelist talks shop.

Practicing poetry

Practicing poetry

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An evening with Boston’s top college poets

Neenan's list

Neenan’s list

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A new O’Neill Library exhibit commemorates 25 years of the annual “Dean’s List” of books worth reading, created by William Neenan, SJ.

Music of hope

Music of hope

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A documentary tells the story of a concentration camp survivors’ orchestra in post-World War II Germany.

Campus tour

Campus tour

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Historian James O’Toole serves up the history and lore of the 64-acre property in Brighton that Boston College has purchased from the archdiocese.

In the day

In the day

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The Class of 1957 tells its stories for “The Boston College Experience,” a program that will collect alumni memories in anticipation of the University’s 150th anniversary in 2013.

Concerted effort

Concerted effort

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The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn ’93 reflects on his life and times in rock ‘n’ roll.

Reborn in the USA

Reborn in the USA

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A documentary film profiles three immigrants who work at Boston College.

Yes

Yes

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The University hosts Bloomsday in Boston

Portrait of a saint

Portrait of a saint

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Jeremy Zipple ’00, SJ, chronicles the life of Saint Xavier in his film, made 500 years after the saint’s birth

Artistic expression

Artistic expression

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From hip-hop dance to choral singing, student performances at the 2007 Arts Festival

All-city bards

All-city bards

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Undergraduate poets from 18 colleges

Gold diggers of 2007

Gold diggers of 2007

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Live (on tape) from the Heights Room—it’s the Third Annual Baldwin Awards!

Dirty business

Dirty business

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Workers find a livelihood on the streets of Buenos Aires

On the street

On the street

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A student film documents the power of protest

Remembering Bob Bullock

Remembering Bob Bullock

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A tribute to Fr. Robert W. Bullock ’51 examines the life of a long-time activist in Christian-Jewish relations.

Playing at the edge

Playing at the edge

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It’s been nearly 30 years since student-run WZBC took up its mission to play pop music that wasn’t yet popular. Time has not dulled its edge

Comic timing

Comic timing

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Arts Council honoree Amy Poehler ’93 is interviewed in front of a very live student audience.

Work of art

Work of art

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A documentary film about the effort that brought the Secular/Sacred exhibition to Boston College.

The winners are

The winners are

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The 2006 Baldwin Awards, from a teen-angst drama to a send-up of Curb Your Enthusiasm.

Fashion forward

Fashion forward

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What Not to Wear cohost Clinton Kelly ’91 returns to campus for a Master Class.

The Interview: Neighborhood cinema

The Interview: Neighborhood cinema

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Richard Blake on Gotham, as imagined by Lumet, Allen, Scorsese, and Lee.

Major considerations: Faculty make their pitch at the Minors Fair

Major considerations: Faculty make their pitch at the Minors Fair

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At the first fair of its kind, A&S faculty and students make the pitch for their interdisciplinary minors.

California streamin'

California streamin’

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The third episode of The BC, a parody of Fox TV’s The OC, is now on air. Will Woody Atryan find happiness on the Heights? Will Seth Lohan ever get it together? Tune in.

New man around campus

New man around campus

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BC’s new academic vice president Cutberto Garza on his callings.

Shelter from the storm

Shelter from the storm

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A conversation among New Orleans students who have landed at Boston College.

The Interview: Illuminated verse

The Interview: Illuminated verse

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Professor Paul Mariani and illustrator Barry Moser talk about their poetic collaboration.

Playing on

Playing on

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Four BC faculty composers present recent works and talk about being artists in a genre that commands little cultural attention.

The Interview: Recovery program

The Interview: Recovery program

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Veteran political observer Alan Wolfe on how America has lost, and can regain, its sense of purpose.

The old days

The old days

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Members of the Golden Eagle Class of 1955 remember.

The long goodbye

The long goodbye

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The Class of 2005 inaugurates a Commencement tradition.

Reprise

Reprise

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The songs of JoJo David.

The Interview: Our man in Saigon

The Interview: Our man in Saigon

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History professor Seth Jacobs on one of the most ruinous foreign policy decisions of the postwar era.

“Killing Silence”

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John Michalczyk’s documentary on how the Sicilian people and government reclaimed their island from the Mafia.

Market driven

Market driven

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An original play from BC’s new student theater company.

The Interview: Ritual life

The Interview: Ritual life

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History professor James O’Toole on transformations in American Catholic religious practice.

That championship season

That championship season

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Twenty years after they wrote BC football into college athletics history, members of the 1984 Eagles are honored by the University.

Sing we Noel

Sing we Noel

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The University Chorale and Symphony Orchestra’s “Annual Christmas Concert.”

Worklife

Worklife

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Straight talk from BC’s new Council for Women.

The Interview: Easy targets

The Interview: Easy targets

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Author Juliet Schor on advertising aimed at children.

The Interview: Obsession

The Interview: Obsession

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Jeffery Howe on his 30-year relationship with the painter Fernand Khnopff.

We want you

We want you

Video from @BC

Student groups pitch for new recruits.

A very, very brief history of Boston College

A very, very brief history of Boston College

Video from @BC

141 years in 13 minutes and 51 seconds.

Fast forward

Fast forward

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Upper Campus move-in day compressed into the time it takes the Dropkick Murphys to howl their punk version of For Boston.

Remembering Kia

Remembering Kia

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On April 4, 2004, friends of the late Kia Rozier ’04, a gifted classical musician, held a memorial concert of music she loved.

Salon

Salon

Video from @BC

Arts Festival readings and declamations by faculty and students of their prose and poetry.

In concert

In concert

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Singer/songwriter Ellis Paul (Paul Plissey ’87), the 2004 recipient of the Boston College Arts Council Alumni Award, performs live under the tent on O’Neill Plaza.

Turning points

Turning points

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With same-sex marriage legal in Massachusetts as of May 17, @BC presents a gathering of links to recent campus presentations and discussions on gay life, Catholics, politics, and nuptials.

The Interview: Storyteller

The Interview: Storyteller

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A conversation with Elizabeth Graver, fiction writer and author of the new novel Awake.

Distant spires

Distant spires

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1956. The year of Presley, Khrushchev, and poodle skirts. And on Chestnut Hill, a group of faculty and staff made a film about Boston College. Drawn from Front Row archives, a 28-minute glimpse of a lost time and place.

The laughter of discovery

The laughter of discovery

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From waltz lessons, to hip pads, to accent renovation—a behind-the-scenes look at the Boston College Theater Department’s recent production of Tom Stoppard’s classic play, Arcadia.

The meaning of Tom O'Connor

The meaning of Tom O’Connor

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

The Interview: Book report

The Interview: Book report

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

Meet the press

Meet the press

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Archbishop Sean O’Malley speaks to the media after attending Boston College’s recent conference on treating victims of sexual abuse.

Whose Bible?

Whose Bible?

Video from @BC

Are Jews and Christians divided by a common text?

The Interview: Ringside

The Interview: Ringside

Video from @BC

Carlo Rotella on tank-town fights, ring names, Larry Holmes’s soul, and the boxer’s code of honor.

Toward renewal

Toward renewal

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A Church in the 21st Century panel discussion, moderated by NBC’s Tim Russert, on the aftermath of the sexual abuse crisis and the challenges ahead.

Memorial labyrinth

Memorial labyrinth

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On the two-year anniversary of the 9/11 tragedy, a labyrinth is dedicated to the 22 alumni who were lost.