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20 hrs ago | Lowell Sun

Lowell Five praises work of David Karpinsky

David Karpinsky, vice president of finance at the Lowell Five Cent Savings Bank, was recently named to receive the bank's Employee Excellence Award for June.

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Related Topix: Lowell, MA, DePauw University, Westford, MA, Brandeis University

Yesterday | Philly.com

Applications drop at Swarthmore

It was one of the largest application swings in Jim Bock's 18 years in college admissions, and he wanted to know why.

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Related Topix: Swarthmore, PA, University of Pennsylvania, Kenyon College, Philadelphia, PA, Villanova, PA

Sat Jul 12, 2014

BC Soaring

Boston College Football 2014: Ty Schwab, LB

Schwab, who hails from the Atlantic coast of Florida but whose family originally came from Connecticut, performed admirably for Merritt Island High School.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

ABC News

Germany expels top US intelligence official over spying row

TANYA NOLAN: Germany has expelled America's top intelligence official in Berlin after revelations of a second suspected US spy in a matter of days.

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Related Topix: Prison, Angela Merkel, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

BC Interruption

College Football Unionization: Could Boston College Be Next To Unionize?

Nearly every Division I college football-playing private university is concerned that the unionization movement could be headed their way.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

MassLive.com

UMass names Springfield native William A. Davila to lead new UMass Springfield center

City native William A. Davila and University of Massachusetts graduate has been named director of operations for the new UMass Center at Tower Square.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, UMass Amherst, University of Hartford

Wed Jul 09, 2014

A-Infos Radio Project

This Week In Palestine: Josh Ruebner explains 'why do BDS' at Boston College, Segment 1

In today's episode we present Josh Ruebner speaking September 2013 at a Students for Justice for Palestine event at Boston College.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East

USA Today

Colleges offer dating classes, workshops for students

At Boston College, some students are asked to do just that. For extra credit, Kerry Cronin, an adjunct philosophy professor at the school, challenges the freshmen students in her " Perspectives on Western Culture " class to ask someone out on a date.

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Related Topix: Allegheny College, Duke University, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Bunker Hill Community College

Hosts Chinese Television StationWeb Story

Anchor and journalist Tong Jiao of China's Zhuhai Radio and Television visited Bunker Hill Community College on June 18, 2014, to report on the College's international program.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Journalism, Boston University, Northeastern University

BC Interruption

Boston College Football: Get To Know The Dudes - #72, OL Jim Cashman

As much as Spaz failed to develop the offensive line over the past few years, Boston College's offensive line recruiting never really fell off.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Rutgers University, Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

Boston Irish Reporter

Prosecutors: Injured Cork student was left to die outside Brighton bar

A 20 year-old University of Cork student who was visiting Boston for a work program this spring was left to die in a Brighton alleyway after bar workers dumped him out the back door of a Cleveland Circle watering hole in May, according to prosecutors.

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Related Topix: Boston, MA, Brighton (Boston, MA), Brighton, MA, Suffolk County, MA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Garnet And Black Attack

South Carolina football 2014 preview: Devin Washington

Like Bryson Allen-Williams in the 2014 class, Devin Washington committed to South Carolina early in the process and spent the next seven months doing some recruiting of his own.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Rutgers University, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of South Carolina NCAA

Berkshire Eagle

Berkshire County: Colleges announce area graduates

Jessica Stevens, daughter of Jeff and Tammy Stevens of Great Barrington, graduated May 19 with a bachelors of arts degree, summa cum laude, in sociology and a minor in international studies.

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Related Topix: Berkshire County, MA, Great Barrington, MA, Biology, Science, Williamstown, MA, Lenox, MA

BC Interruption

Boston College Daily Links: BC in Top 4 For NJ Cornerback

We start your Tuesday with some recruiting news regarding Daivon Ellison, a New Jersey 3* CB who seems to be in the midst of the quintessential northeast recruiting battle.

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Related Topix: Rutgers University, New York, Sports, NCAA Sports, Boston College NCAA

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Patch.com

Mahwah Students Among 'Distinguished' UNICO Scholarship Winners

The following was submitted to Patch by UNICO. The Greater Ramsey chapter of UNICO recently awarded eight scholarships to deserving 2014 graduates from four local high schools.

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Related Topix: Mahwah, NJ, Ramsey, NJ, University of Tampa, Princeton University, Iona College

Testudo Times

Profile in Terpage: Sean Christie

Christie went to high school at Patchogue-Medford and saw great improvements from his junior to senior season in technique on the offensive line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Maryland NCAA

Boston College Eagles

From the Desk of the AD: In Memory of Fr. Neenan

Within 24 hours of being honored by an offer from Father Leahy to come to Boston College as Director of Athletics, I received an email from Vice President William B. Neenan.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

BC Soaring

Linked to the Heights, July 7: The Daivon Ellison Final Four

Boston College Football Recruiting has been stellar lately, with a 2015 class that has already ballooned to 24 young men.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Northwest Herald

First minority elected to lead McHenry County Bar

For the first time in the organization's 100-year history, a minority has been selected as president of the professional organization for attorneys, judges and paralegals.

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Related Topix: McHenry County, IL, Crystal Lake, IL, Northeastern University

Star-Telegram.com

Play, research come together at Fort Worth museum

How does background music affect a child's homework? Does taking a photograph strengthen the ability to recall an item? Can playing video games benefit a child's physical and mental well-being? Researchers with UNT are gathering data to answer those questions in the museum's Research and Learning Center on the first floor, which opened in January.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Boston Travel, Boston University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Tufts University

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