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Advice to Underclassmen

Alex Brown '16, Contributor

October 26, 2015

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We are at an early stage in the school year. Fortunately, this means we are in control of how we remember this year. Underclassmen, you can choose how you design everything in your high school career: your reputation, your transcrip... Read more »

“Unplugged Lunch” is Unnecessary

Will Higgins '16, Editor-in-Chief

October 21, 2015

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Sitting in the Hajjar Dining Hall, the effect of ‘Unplugged Lunch’ is clear. Students are not more engaged with one another. Classmates are not holding conversations and instead stare deep into one another’s eyes as they... Read more »

The ARC: Do We Really Need It?

Sean Connor '16, Contributor

October 21, 2015

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Hidden in the corner of the Corcoran Library is one of the most neglected resources in the school, the Academic Resource Center, or ARC as it has become known. In the ARC, students can come to receive tutoring in all major... Read more »

Eighth Graders on College Campuses: The Perils of Early Recruiting

Nick Boozang '16, Contributor

October 19, 2015

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As I casually check Twitter on a mundane Tuesday afternoon, I come across a headline that I believed I would have never seen. "Congratulations to Orange Crush 2020 team member Joey Spallina on his visit to The Ohio Stat... Read more »

Halloween: Trick-or-Trivial

Anthony Ioffredo '16, Contributor

October 13, 2015

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Halloween, as is the case for most holidays, originates from centuries of tradition and folklore. The candy-based festivity dates back nearly 2000 years to what is now modern-day Ireland in which Celts gathered on October 31st... Read more »

The Great Books Room: This is for the Best

Jack Andrews '16, Contributor

October 13, 2015

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  The Great Books Room has long been a place that, during the school day, was exclusive to members of the senior class. This privilege did not seem to strike anyone in the class of 2016 as a big deal until it was taken... Read more »

Great Books Room a Privilege, Not a Right

Mitch Grenier ‘16, Contributor

May 27, 2015

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Inside the Corcoran Library, just as most students would turn left to find a seat, there is the Great Books Room. Most students at the school have only been in this room when asked to be there for a meeting or for a cl... Read more »

A Reflection on Freshmen Year

Trevor Hu '18, Contributor

May 13, 2015

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This year, I have transitioned from the Arrupe division into the high school. Overall, it has been a great experience and I have had a lot of fun along the way. This experience also included branching out of my comf... Read more »

The Love-Hate Relationship with the MBTA

Patrick Walsh '15 and Edward Kelley '16

March 26, 2015

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Last week, the student body received an email stating that the MBTA will be altering the schedule of a Kingston train to accommodate BC High students. This message from the administration was a unique combination of brevity and... Read more »

The Peer Review Board: Unison in Voices

Brian Tung ’15, Head Sports Editor

March 26, 2015

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Over the past few weeks, the Student Council worked with senior Sean Manning and junior Will Higgins on the proposition for a Peer Review Board. This board would be comprised of students who would have the opportunity to serve o... Read more »

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day

Cam Donovan '16, Contributor

March 23, 2015

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Last week, South Boston was once again decked in green as it held its annual St. Patrick's Day Parade. It's no surprise that Boston holds the second largest parade in the country since Boston has the largest Irish population of... Read more »