Which is faster: the T or me? All too many times we have pondered this as the T makes its slow trek up the B line. 

On July 25th, two runkeeper employees want to settle that age-old question: Would I be faster on my feet?

They are going to race the green line train, from the Boston College stop to the Blandford Street Stop. We hardly doubt the T will be running express.

We are rooting for you!

Did you know that Batman’s first appearance came in “Detective Comics” No.27 in 1939?

Celebrating Batman Day today, we share a video of student-led exhibition “Revealing History Through Comic Books”, accounting stories from the 1960s to 9/11.

You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream for ICE CREAM! It’s National Ice Cream Day today!

If BC had its own ice cream flavor, what would be in it and what would its name be?

(And now excuse us as we frolic to White Mountain for some much needed creamy goodness.)

WE ARE…Gryffindor?

Yes, we are! Last week, Boston Magazine sorted all things Boston into the four Houses of Hogwarts: Slytherin, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Gryfinndor.

Boston College, of course, was sorted in Gryffindor. And why not? With Gargan Hall in Bapst looking like this, we were proud to be sorted in the red (almost maroon) and gold house!

We’ll see you on platform 9 ¾.  

Get the full list here: http://bit.ly/1qzPRpt

Eagle To Watch: Pete Frates ‘07

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For today’s ‪#‎EagleToWatch‬ (a weekly series we feature on our Facebook page), we bring you an alumnus who has shown truly inspirational grace in the face of debilitating, terminal illness: Pete Frates ‘07.

Last week, Pete wrote an article for the Bleacher Report talking about his journey with ALS, the devastating disease that claimed the life of fellow baseball player Lou Gehrig.

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Boston College Couple: Brendan Lang and Kaitlin Dunn

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Brendan Lang and Kaitlin Dunn met freshman year at Boston College. They shared their first kiss the day after St. Patrick’s Day, and have been together ever since. Brendan and Kaitlin both graduated Boston College in 2008 from the Carroll School of Management.

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