Sept. 21, 2006 • Volume 15 Number 2


Red Bandanna Run is this Saturday

The second annual Welles Remy Crowther Red Bandanna Run - named for the 1999 BC graduate who died on 9/11 while trying to save colleagues' lives - will take place on campus this Saturday, Sept. 23, at 9 a.m.

The registration fee is $20 for students and seniors, $25 for non-students. All proceeds will benefit the Welles Remy Crowther Charitable Trust, an organization that provides financial support to numerous community programs for youth. Anyone interested in participating should arrive at Gasson Hall Rotunda by 7:30 a.m.

Constitution Day 2006 looks at controversy over military trials

On Sept. 27, the Law School and Political Science Department will present a panel discussion in honor of Constitution Day - established last year by Congress to commemorate the signing of the document and encourage the teaching of its history and significance - titled "Terrorism, Military Trials, and Presidential Power: Assessing the Significance of the Supreme Court's Decision in Hamdan v. Rumsfeld."

The event will take place from 4-5:30 p.m. in McGuinn 121.

Paneslists will be Robert Drinan, SJ, Professor of Law George Brown, Assoc. Prof. Timothy Crawford (Political Science), Prof. Marc Landy (Political Science), Law School International Human Rights Program Director Daniel Kanstroom and O'Neill Professor of American Politics R. Shep Melnick.

For information, e-mail

Visitor program offers companionship to retired Jesuits

Boston College faculty and staff are invited to become part of the "Our Friendly Visitor" program, which provides monthly visits to retired Jesuits at the Campion Center in Weston.

On selected dates, the group of volunteers leaves the BC campus at 2 p.m., visits for an hour with the residents and returns to the campus by 4 p.m. Transportation is provided for those who need it.

This semester, visits will take place on Oct. 23, Nov. 16 and Dec. 20.

For more information, contact Fr. William McInnes, SJ, at ext.2-8192 or, or Betty Strain at ext.2-3457 or

Screening of Israeli film "Ushpizin" Oct. 4

The Israeli film "Ushpizin" will be shown on Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in Higgins 300.

Released in 2004, this highly acclaimed comedy offers a humorous look at the lives of orthodox Jews in Israel during the holiday of Sukkot. [The film Web site is at]

This event is sponsored by The Coalition for Israel. For more information, contact or ext.2-8492.

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