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How the ‘Boston Tickler’ Got His Name

When Boston.com ran the May 27 report that a man was breaking into homes around Boston College and tickling peoples’ feet, the hunt was on…for […]

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John Kerry Tells Boston College Grads to ‘Set the World Aflame’

Secretary of State John Kerry urged Boston College’s 2014 graduating class to go forth into the world to do good deeds during a commencement speech […]

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Catholic Groups Protesting John Kerry’s Speech at Boston College Commencement

An independent Catholic watchdog group is planning to protest outside of Boston College’s commencement ceremony Monday morning, and calling on Cardinal Sean O’Malley to withdraw […]

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A Boston College Professor Has Taken a ‘Selfie’ Everyday for the Last 27 Years

Karl Baden has been taking a photo of himself every morning, in the same exact position to the best of his ability, for the last […]

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Boston College Law Student Picked By Obama As Delegate At Sochi Olympics

Boston College Law student Caitlin Cahow was “elated” when she received a call from an unknown number this week—while studying for an exam—and was informed […]

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Trading Hats With the Pope: ‘He Radiates Joy Unlike Anyone Else’

Seeing Pope Francis up close is one thing. But trading skullcaps with the dignitary during a public appearance is a tradition that only a lucky […]

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Boston College Running Back Andre Williams Is a Heisman Trophy Finalist

For the second time since the legendary Doug Flutie was playing football for Boston College in the 1980s, the school could take home one of […]

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The Court Battle Over ‘Pro-Israel’ Billboards Could Be a ‘Tough Win’ For the MBTA

As the MBTA heads to court on Wednesday to defend its decision to keep anti-Islamic ads off of certain train platforms and vehicles, they may […]

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There Are A Lot of Haunted Colleges and Universities In Massachusetts

When it comes to ghosts and ghouls, author Renee Mallet has heard it all. “Most hauntings are pretty boring and pretty similar,” she says. “For […]

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The BC Army Game Won’t Be a Shutdown Casualty After All

Boston College’s football team will face Army’s Black Knights, after all, despite a few days of concern that the federal government’s partial shutdown might suspend intercollegiate […]

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Boston College Sexual Assault Confession Deemed ‘Hoax’

  Boston College officials are conducting an investigation into a post that detailed a series of sexual assaults on the school’s campus that was anonymously […]

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Government Shutdown Could Mean Cancellation of Boston College, Army Football Game

Because of the federal government shutdown on Tuesday, Boston College may not get the chance to shut down Army’s Black Knights football team during this […]

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Three Local College Professors Receive MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grants

A medieval historian from Boston College and two MIT professors were recently recognized for their work, and awarded fellowships from the John D. and Catherine […]

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PETA Continues to Peck At Boston College Over Use of Live Bald Eagle Mascot

When it comes to Boston College using a real bald eagle as their mascot during home games, officials from PETA won’t let the ball drop. […]

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PETA Isn’t Pleased That Boston College Is Using a Live Eagle As Their Mascot

Boston College’s choice to bring back a live bald eagle as their mascot during home football games has ruffled the feathers of PETA, the national […]