January 8, 2011
FIGHT HUNGER BOWL BOSTON COLLEGE (7-5) VS. NEVADA (12-1) When: Sunday. Where: San Francisco. Time: 6 p.m. TV: ESPN. About Boston College : After a 2-5 start, the Eagles closed the season with five consecutive victories to earn a spot in a bowl game for the 12th consecutive season. Boston College's offense never really came around this season, although Montel Harris led the Atlantic Coast Conference with 1,242 yards rushing, but the Eagles' run defense ranks No. 1 nationally and gives up an average of 80.2 yards rushing per game.
November 9, 2010 |
They're loyal Lakers fans headed into Celtics territory and having no second thoughts. Kyle Caudill from Brea Olinda, Lonnie Jackson from Valencia and Ryan Anderson from Long Beach Poly are set to sign letters of intent with Boston College on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA early signing period for winter and spring sports. Each is a Southern California native who decided leaving for the East Coast was best for his basketball and educational future. "It's kind of another challenge in life, getting outside your comfort zone," said Caudill, who is 6 feet 11. "On the East Coast, you either learn to play or you don't play.
September 21, 2010 |
There's something strange happening in Lakerland. A team from Boston appears to be luring top high school basketball players from Southern California back east. Boston College and its new coach, Steve Donahue , who used to be at Cornell, on Monday got commitments from 6-foot-8 Ryan Anderson of Long Beach Poly and guard Lonnie Jackson of Valencia. Earlier, Boston College landed another promising player from the region, 6-11 center K.C. Caudill from Brea Olinda, who announced his choice in August.
April 25, 2010 |
Forty years ago, in 1970, the young George V. Higgins was working as a federal prosecutor in Boston. By then he'd graduated from Boston College, done a creative writing course at Stanford and worked as a newspaperman before going back to school to study law. He'd written a string of unpublished books and his latest, "The Friends of Eddie Coyle" (Picador: 182 pp., $14 paper), had already been rejected many times. But Alfred A. Knopf decided to take a chance, offering Higgins the not-so-princely sum of $2,000 for the novel.
February 23, 2010
TIME EVENT ON THE AIR COLLEGE BASKETBALL 3:30 p.m. Ohio State at Penn State TV: Big Ten Network 4 p.m. Florida State at North Carolina TV: ESPN 4 p.m. Pittsburgh at Notre Dame TV: ESPN2 4 p.m. Virginia Tech at Boston College TV: ESPNU 4 p.m. SMU at ECU TV: CBS C 5:30 p.m....
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February 15, 2010 |
It took months for her homesickness to ease and the benefits of life in a new city to become apparent. But Jeanny Fuentes said she now has few regrets about leaving Los Angeles and her close-knit family to attend college nearly 3,000 miles away. By enrolling at Boston College, the 18-year-old freshman became part of a national trend in which Latinos are increasingly attending colleges farther from home. That is bending some cultural traditions but creating what education experts say is a significant and often welcome demographic change to college admissions across the country.
January 26, 2010
TIME EVENT ON THE AIR COLLEGE BASKETBALL 4 p.m. Michigan State at Michigan TV: ESPN 4 p.m. Clemson at Boston College TV: ESPN2 4 p.m. Miami at Maryland TV: ESPNU 4 p.m. Women, Rutgers at Connecticut TV: CBS C 6 p.m. Kentucky at South Carolina TV: ESPN 6 p.m. Rutgers at...
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January 10, 2010 |
Mary Daly, a radical feminist philosopher whose piercing critiques of patriarchal culture made her a guiding spirit of the women's movement and a fractious presence at Boston College, where her refusal to admit men to her classes ended a three-decade teaching career, has died. She was 81. Daly, whose health had deteriorated over the last two years because of a neurological disorder, died Jan. 3 at a nursing facility in Gardner, Mass., said Emily Erwin Culpepper, a longtime friend and University of Redlands professor of religion and women's studies.