The Boston College Chronicle

Oct. 30, 2003 Vol. 12, No. 5

HOCKEY NIGHT--Boston College's 16th-ranked field hockey team gutted out a 3-1 win over Big East rival Rutgers Oct. 25 at a chilly Alumni Stadium, thanks to two goals by sophomore Sara York (22). The Eagles were scheduled to play at New Hampshire yesterday and will take on Virginia tomorrow and Radford Sunday, in preparation for Big East and NCAA tournament play. (Photo by Justin Knight)

Undergraduates Flocking to Arabic Language Courses

Current events, Middle Eastern/Islamic Studies Program fuel interest

Arabic has become one of the most popular language offerings at Boston College, in a reflection of world events and the accompanying interest with which a new program of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies has been greeted on campus.

New Vietnamese Cardinal to Visit Campus Next Week

Seeks dialogue with BC on health, education and liturgical issues

Cardinal Jean-Baptiste Pham Minh Man, archbishop of Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam -- and a key figure in a rift between the Vatican and Vietnam's Communist government -- will visit Boston College from Nov. 3 through Nov. 7 to meet with University experts on issues of health care, religious education, library science and liturgical music.

Where the Bells Toll, He Keeps Time

Thanks to Leo Croft, Gasson clock can spring ahead and fall behind

On this Gothic campus, he turns back the hands of time.

Electrician Leo Croft

Two Earn Alpha Sigma Nu Honors
Discussion to Focus on Middle East Peace Prospects
Annual BC Veterans' Day Mass, Ceremony on Nov. 11
United Way Organizers Looking for BC to 'Come Through' Again
Taking Stock of Corporate Citizenship
--BC survey finds companies embrace corporate responsibility
Concert Band to Perform 'Music of Social Justice'

Photo: In Appreciation
Heels, RATS and Osceola: ACC at a Glance
Minors Attracting Major Attention
--Interdisciplinary program broadens undergraduates' fields of study
A Banner Year Continues for Chemistry Department--Faculty and students alike landing prestigious fellowships, awards
'QUOTE/UNQUOTE'--Assoc. Prof. Michael Cassidy (Law) discusses his appointment to a commission that will recommend reforms for Massachusetts prisons.


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