The Boston College Chronicle


March 13, 2003 Vol. 11, No. 13

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James Hairston '04 had Bapst Library all to himself one afternoon during last week's spring break. (Photo by Lee Pellegrini)

The Ones Who Stayed Behind

Not everyone heads for slopes, surf or service (or home) at spring break

They are not bitter, nor they do want, or need, your pity.

University Announces Promotions for 28 Faculty

University President William P. Leahy, SJ, has announced the promotions of 28 Boston College faculty members.


More Undergrads Opting for the Examined Life

'A surfeit of good teachers' helps fuel rise of philosophy majors

He clears 23 feet in the long jump and 13 feet in the pole vault. He runs the metric mile in four and three-quarters minutes.
And he can hold forth with the best of them on Hegel and Nietzsche.



Middlemarch Ball Cancelled

Fire safety concerns, prompted in part by the recent Rhode Island nightclub tragedy, have led to the cancellation of the annual Middlemarch Ball, a popular undergraduate tradition that was to celebrate its 30th anniversary Friday night in O'Connell House.






Setting the Table for Talk--Program to encourage conversation between faculty, staff, students
University Announces Budget for Fiscal Year 2003 Raises
Conference on Aging to Feature Talk by Fr. Neuhaus
BC to Discontinue Tuition Payments by Credit Card
Church In the 21st Century Update
Second Helping, Laetare Sunday Alumni Events Set
Oscar Romero Scholarship Winner Will Be Honored at March 22 Event
University Publications Earn National Honors
Von Campe on 'War and Forgiveness'
Graduate Student Wins Chemistry Award


'We're Always Up Against Something New'So you think nothing happens on a college campus? Tell that to the BCPD detectives
A Long and Winding Road--Keith recounts a youth spent in search of The Next Better Place
'Our Humanity Is What We Share with God'
Music on a Grand Scale--University to welcome two legends of Irish music next week
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