September 22, 2005 • Volume 14 Number 2


A Weekend of Traditions: Traditions new and old served as bookends for last weekend at BC. On Friday evening, the second annual First Year Convocation took place, beginning with the campus processional (above left) and concluding with an address in Conte Forum by US Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.). Sunday in Conte Forum, priests from the BC Jesuit Community and BC (above right) led the Mass of the Holy Spirit, a centuries-old Catholic university custom to open the academic year.

Work Beginning on Master Plan

University hires Sasaki to assist in process; advisory committees being formed. More.

University Introduces Jewish Studies Program


A New, Albeit Temporary, Life at BC

Gulf Coast undergrads settling into dorms and classes at the Heights. More.