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Good News: Many Hispanic Catholics. Challenge: To Meet Their Spiritual Needs

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 07.05.2014 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

The practice of Catholicism by U.S. Hispanics has never been higher, but the needs of this huge community require the Church to do more.

LOOK: Kobe Goes To College

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Always trying to scale new heights on and off the court, Kobe Bryant unexpectedly dropped by the Heights to take in a few classes on Thursday night. W...

Why We Can't Make Ends Meet

Brad Harrington | Posted 03.16.2014 | Business
Brad Harrington

In recent weeks we've heard a great deal about income equality. While this month marks the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson's "war on poverty," in r...

WATCH: Coach Tried To Argue With Ref But It Didn't Go Well

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

Boston College's head basketball coach Steve Donahue might not want to watch highlights from his team's latest loss. On Wednesday, the Golden Eagles f...

Boston College Student Confesses To Starting Fires Around Campus

Business Insider | Posted 11.29.2013 | College

A Boston College student was arrested earlier this week after he confessed to starting multiple fires in academic buildings around campus, according t...

Turnaround Luminary: How Coach Bowman Makes Football Winners

Kai Sato | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Kai Sato

In only his second season, the Houston Christian head coach is not your average football coach. Coach Bowman was kind enough to share insight into how he's repeatedly helped turn programs around.

Facebook College Rape Confession Rattles Campus

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 11.26.2013 | College

A student's confession on a popular Boston College community Facebook page to sexually assaulting three women provoked strong reaction on campus and c...

9/11/13: Seeking connection in a "connected" world

Brad Harrington | Posted 11.11.2013 | World
Brad Harrington

Today is September 11. That date is seared in the memory of all Americans. I would guess that the only dates on the calendar that hold greater familia...

Dads of the Diamond and Fathers of the Fairway

Brad Harrington | Posted 10.02.2013 | Sports
Brad Harrington

When it comes to sports in the States, America's "National Pastime" is still considered to be baseball. While American football may have surpassed it ...

What Is the Class of 2017 Reading?

Noah Fitzgerel | Posted 09.22.2013 | College
Noah Fitzgerel

While many recent high school graduates, myself included, are spending their respective summers pursuing a variety of activities, many of them have one thing in common -- required reading.

Countdown to August 1 for College Admissions Applicants: Common App Essays and Supplements Go Live

Elizabeth Benedict | Posted 09.18.2013 | College
Elizabeth Benedict

In recent years, applying to college has become almost as daunting as going to college -- and maybe even more so. The pressure to write essay after essay can be stifling. It can be downright overwhelming.

Let Your Life Speak

Brad Harrington | Posted 07.21.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

In my column last month, Live YOUR Life, I encouraged readers to stop listening to the endless stream of career and life advice that seems to be emana...

Exit Stage Left: Cardinal O'Malley's Fit Of Pique

Jon O'Brien | Posted 07.20.2013 | Religion
Jon O'Brien

Catholic teachings affirm the importance of religious pluralism. Prime Minister Kenny's presence at the Boston College graduation is just the sort of conversation-starter that Catholic higher education needs. At best, Cardinal O'Malley's exit from the proceedings only touched off more debate among Catholic school students who have been well-prepared for the challenge.

Moral Relativism And Commencement Politics

Steven A. Krueger | Posted 07.20.2013 | Religion
Steven A. Krueger

It has become a rite of spring in the past decade: the commencement speaker controversy involving a U.S Catholic bishop and a prominent Catholic political figure upon whom an honorary degree will be bestowed by a Catholic college.

Tyler Kingkade

College Students Run To Help After Boston Marathon Explosions | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact

Monday was the first time Boston College sophomore Corey Leonardi ever participated in a marathon. In previous years, Leonardi, who grew up about 50 m...

The Colleges With The Most Athletic Dudes

Posted 04.01.2013 | College

In the spirit of March Madness, we wanted to find out which college has the most athletic student body. More specifically, male student bodies. Th...

Disciplinary Action for Condom Distribution: BC Puts Catholic Values Above Students' Needs

Daniela Ramirez | Posted 05.28.2013 | College
Daniela Ramirez

BC has threatened to take disciplinary action against a student group for establishing "Safe Sites" that provide condoms, lubricant, and information on sexual health and consent to students. There seem to be three counter-arguments to the sites that are popularly cited and continue to halt progress.

WATCH: Freshman Sets ACC Record With HUGE Game

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 03.15.2013 | Sports

Olivier Hanlan's one shining moment came earlier in March than he may have liked but it was still quite dazzling. The Boston College freshman exploded...

Searching for Stability in Changing Times

Brad Harrington | Posted 05.04.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

2013 is just two months old and already headlines from the national and international stage leave us wondering, "Does anything endure? When we wake u...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 04.14.2013 | New York
Len Berman

Power shift. Boston College now rules the hockey roost in Beantown, not Boston University. B.C. won the Beanpot Tournament for the fourth straight year.

Front-lines and Sidelines: Time to Let Go of Gender Stereotypes

Brad Harrington | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

Last week, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, announced their intention to lift the ...

'Cowardly Act Of Vandalism'

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 01.23.2013 | College

Over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, the vandals attacked an LGBT center at the Boston College Law School with hateful and "offensive ter...

Dickens' Enduring Lessons

Brad Harrington | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Brad Harrington

Reflection, small acts of kindness, and ultimately, transformation are just three of the lessons offered in Dickens' A Christmas Carol. On my own reflection, I'm convinced it was that transformed character of Scrooge that my old friend was thinking of when she gave me that tiny statue of Scrooge so many Christmases ago.

A Catholic War On Primetime

Matt Weber | Posted 01.12.2013 | Religion
Matt Weber

I'm quite certain both teams were included in the intentions of countless rosaries during morning Mass. Prayers not specifically for a win, but as a diplomatic priest would say from the pulpit, "Blessings for our boys to play their best."

11 Ideal Inns For A Northeast College Tour

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 10.23.2012 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Your kid's future alma mater isn't cookie-cutter, so why should your college tour accommodations be?