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Unpopular Opinions, Vol. 1: The Defense Behind the Library Backpack Ban

Kevin Koulopoulos '15, Contributor

January 15, 2015

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Sophomores shout, juniors engage in unwarranted and illicit rap battles, and freshmen watch Russian “dashcam” compilation videos at full volume on their iPads; the din reaches an unbearably high level, only beginning to fade...

School Spirit Soars

Evan Jansen ‘15, Contributor

January 8, 2015

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Eagle Pride As hundreds of students cram into the bleachers, a chant rises forth from the crowd. As enthusiastic fans bounce on their toes, they cheer, "I believe that we will win," over and over. A smile creeps to my face...

Midterms Prevail Despite New Policy

Brian Tung '15, Head Sports Editor

January 6, 2015

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  For the first time in Boston College High School history, the administration has decided to remove midterms from academic curriculums in order to give students less stress. However, despite the new policy, severa...

How Successful was the Homework Survey?

Jack Jordanides '17, Contributor

December 16, 2014

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This past week, BC High conducted a survey to piece together an accurate picture of the amount of homework students complete each night. Generally speaking, students are expected to receive 30 minutes for each class. With six...

The Mite Box: A Tradition of Charity

Costa Angelakis '15, News Editor

November 21, 2014

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$11,600: You could buy three Super Bowl tickets with that money. You could buy a slightly used Toyota Corrolla with that money. But BC High has given that much money to the Mite Box so far this year. Although some may claim t...

Mayor Walsh Reflects on Life

Tom Blakely '15, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2014

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On Sunday, November 9th, I had the opportunity to meet Boston Mayor "Marty" Walsh and hear him give a talk to the fathers and sons of BC High about his time as a youth growing up in Boston just blocks away, his struggles with...

Prayer and the Pledge: Hand in Hand

Declan Leary '17, Contributor

October 28, 2014

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Each classroom at BC High is adorned with the two most important symbols in our lives: the image of Christ crucified hangs side by side with the red, white, and blue of the American flag. We pay tribute to our Lord and o...

Generation iPad

Robert Mastrogiacomo '15, Contributor

October 28, 2014

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Beach Buggy Blitz, Gemini Strike, Infinity Blade, Twitter, Snapchat, you name it; the temptations of having an iPad on your desk at school are endless. I mean seriously, who wants to learn how to find the derivative when you can...

The Early Game

Connor Murphy '15, Opinions Editor

October 28, 2014

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It’s 1:08 am, October 26th and I’m awake working on college essays. I’m kicking myself a bit – I waited a long time to start work on these, partly because I wanted to finish my Common App essay, partly because I was daun...

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