The Boston College Chronicle

Feb. 28, 2002 Vol. 10, No. 12

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Brian McLaughlin Jr. '04, in pool, confers with his fellow varsity swim team members Jay Stephens '02 (left) and Matt Baker `03 (right). "I wouldn't be here without them cheering me on," says McLaughlin of his teammates. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini).

Making the Most of An Opportunity

Cerebral palsy didn't stop sophomore from landing a spot on varsity swim team

For Brian McLaughlin Jr. '04, the morning begins much the same way it does for other members of the Boston College men's varsity swim team.

Spring Break a Time for Service

BC students will once again travel near and far to help the needy

More than 600 Boston College undergraduates will be taking part in a wide array of service projects during next week's spring break, traveling to Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood as well as locations in the Middle Atlantic and Deep South states, the Mexico-United States border, Jamaica, Nicaragua and El Salvador.

BC Carpooling Program Starting Up Tomorrow

A program debuting tomorrow will encourage Boston College employees and students to carpool and, in so doing, help the environment by reducing the number of automobiles traveling to and from campus each day, administrators say.

Devine Is Named VP for Facilities Management

Boston College has named Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Thomas Devine as its first vice president for facilities management, effective immediately.

Reforming Special Education--LSOE's Pullin co-authors national study on disparities in special, gifted ed programs
Board of Trustees Approve FY2003 Budget and Tuition
Hockey Coach Jerry York to Speak at Laetare Sunday
MLK Speaker: King's Dream One for the Ages
An Award-Winning Year for Communication Faculty
Faculty Member Wins Poetry Prize
Law Faculty Member Signs 'Letter from America'
Eagles Named to All-Academic Team
Law School Mourns Death of Emil Slizewski
Alumni Encouraged to Vote, Suggest Candidates Via Internet

Taking Part in the Fight for Freedom--King Scholarship winner drew inspiration from anti-slavery campaign
Celebrating Irish-American Ties--Burns' renowned Irish collection just keeps getting better and better
Exhibition May Help Solve BC Mystery
Freshman Off and Running to Success
More Welcome Additions to the Boston College Faculty


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