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LES MISERABLES: A Dever Players Review

Roy Zhu '21, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2018

Filed under News

Les Misérables, much like the 19th century Paris it depicts, is a little bit of everything- a bold, passionate, eruption of the human psyche in its many, many forms. It’s easy to see a theme in Les Misérables- like its musical ...

“Men For Others” Includes “For Women”

Patrick Stanton ‘20, Contributor

May 3, 2018

Filed under Features, News

Why does an all-boys school need a gender equality club? Perhaps it is better to rephrase: Before joining the college and working ranks, do 1,600 boys (who for 4 to 6 years—depending on if they attended Arrupe—interact only occasionally with girls, predominantly on a social level) need a means to better understand issues about the equality of women, including social, economic, and workplace issues? Yes. Now, more than ever before, engaging in gender equality is critical.

BC High Experiences Distractology

Malcolm Herbert, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2017

Filed under News

Monday mornings in the BC High parking lot host a familiar scene every week. Driving Seniors and Juniors arrive continuously from 6:00 am, exiting their BCH bumper sticker-laden cars and trudging into the Commons, a large Dunkin...

BC High’s Digital Migration: Exploring the Blank Canvas that Awaits

Daniel Scrivener, News Editor

October 11, 2017

Filed under News

By now, BC High’s students have surely recognized the school’s technological shift from WhippleHill’s student portal to the new Canvas by Instructure. This move mirrors Boston College’s adoption of the new platform several...

BC High names new president

Felipe Montoya '18, Opinions Editor

September 22, 2017

Filed under News

"God is good," said Grace Cotter Regan. "All the time," replied the entire BC High community. And with that, BC High's first woman president offered the Call to Worship at the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit on September 8, 20...

Mite Box Sets All-Time Record for Giving in 2016-17

Nick Fahy '18, Managing Editor

September 21, 2017

Filed under News

BC High’s primary charitable arm, the Mite Box, raised over $43,400 for 32 benefitting organizations in 2016-17 in what was a record-setting year for charity at the school. The Office of Service and Justice Initiatives orchestrates...

Race at BC High: Turning conversation into action

Nick Fahy '18, Managing Editor

September 7, 2017

Filed under News

Just outside the Commons and across from Bulger Theater, two offices are separated by a thin wall. Were the wall removed, the desks of Director of Equity and Inclusion Ms. Ruth Evee and Vice Principal for Curriculum and Development...

Progress on Race Issues This Year Driven by Student Initiative

Nick Fahy ’18, Managing Editor

June 13, 2017

Filed under News

When six African-American students walked out of second-period classes on April 12 to air their grievances with the school’s handling of race relations, their frustrations were not generated in a vacuum. They come in the context...

BLSU Walkout Underscores Continuing Need for Honest Discussion of Race at BC High

Nick Fahy '18, Managing Editor

May 24, 2017

Filed under News

They sat on six folding chairs that creaked when they leaned back and hissed when they bent forward, elbows on their knees, letting their words fall heavy on their assembled audience. They sat shoulder to shoulder, their unity...

The Syrian Refugee Crisis by the Numbers

Nick Sommer '17 and Delano Franklin '17

March 22, 2017

Filed under News

General Overview  Since 2011, Syria has been plagued by armed conflict waged by multiple factions including the Syrian Government, the Islamic State (ISIS), and numerous rebel groups. The ongoing unrest has increased turm...

Apply to be an Eagle Editor!

March 11, 2017

Filed under News

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