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My ice bucket ambivalence

I think our next ice bucket challenge should be to take all that water and transport it to drought-stricken California.


Related Topix: California, California Government, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge participants tell critics to chill

Ed Fox, co-founder of Camp Hill-based video production company, Media Boomtown, accepts and passes on the Ice Bucket Challenge, a viral internet sensation that has raised more than $15 million for the ALS Association.


The Weekly Standard

One Cheer for Pope Francis

The Weekly Standard reserves the right to use your email for internal use only. Occasionally, we may send you special offers or communications from carefully selected advertisers we believe may be of benefit to our subscribers.


Related Topix: Syria, World News, Middle East, Pope Benedict XVI

Boston College Eagles

Champions In Their Community

Being a student-athlete at Boston College means more than just performing well on the field and in the classroom.


On the Banks

Rutgers Basketball Recruiting: 2014 Help? & a 2015 Stud Visits

Earlier in the week, word came down that Hackensack native and former Southern Miss wing Aaron Brown had been granted his release , and could transfer to play elsewhere as a fifth year transfer.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, Sports, NCAA Sports, Rutgers, State Univ of New Jersey NCAA

WDRB-TV Louisville

Kentuckians partake in Ice Bucket challenge, millions donated to ALS Association

The pay lake investigation started last year after the Bullitt County Drug Task Force received a tip that Bennett was selling narcotics and stolen merchandise out of the business.


Related Topix: Kentucky, Drugs, Bullitt County, KY, Louisville, KY, Family, Teenagers

Garfield High School football team takes ice bucket challenge

The latest social media phenomenon of dumping ice water on your head in the name of charity has arrived at Garfield High School.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Association

Wall Street Journal

Financial Advice for College Freshmen

College holds a wealth of opportunities and learning experiences-and money management should be one of them.


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BC Soaring

2014 Boston College Football Schedule by Difficulty: Bottom 6

September 8, 2012; Boston, MA USA; Maine Black Bears running back Rickey Stevens runs with the ball while being pursued by Boston College Eagles defensive back Bryce Jones during the second half at Alumni Stadium.


Lowell Sun

Field is picked for elite squad

Littleton native Emily Field has been selected to join the United States Women's Under-22 Select team for a series of games against Canada.


Mon Aug 18, 2014


Dean Frank Wu on Rethinking Law School

Dean Frank Wu has a piece in the San Francisco Daily Journal called "It's Time to Rethink Law School" .


Business Journal

Drizly plans major expansion as demand grows for its alcohol delivery app

Boston-based Drizly's CEO Nick Rellas talks to BBJ reporter Sara Castellanos about the origin of his alcohol-delivery service mobile app startup and how it helps combat underage drinking.


Edmonton Journal

Learning how to make friends critical for lifelong happiness, health

Studies have shown good friendships convey a range of health benefits, with positive effects on mental and physical health and longevity.


Related Topix: Kids, Family


Brrrrr! The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Hits Hollywood: Watch 8 Celebs Getting Dunked

The rest is viral history. Since picking up speed, the challenge has raised $13.3 million in donations since July 29, up significantly from last year during the same period.


Related Topix: Kerry Washington

The Doings Weekly

Clarkson: Suggested incoming college student reading promotes...

Respecting others' opinions and cultural differences as well as the ethical implications of technology's advance are a few themes from university-suggested summer reading for students entering as freshmen.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Cornell University, Northwestern University, Clemson University

CBS Local

Bob Ryan: 'Amusing' To See Notre Dame Football In Academic Scandal

There's no love lost between fans of Boston College and Notre Dame - the only two major Catholic colleges of D-1 football.


The Washington Post

Whata s the real purpose of educational benchmarking?

"Benchmarking" is a word that is now everywhere in the world of education. There's even a Center on International Education Benchmarking , a program of the National Center on Education and the Economy , which over 20 years has benchmarked the education systems of more than 20 countries in what is said to be an effort to find out what works and what ... (more)


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Outpouring of support for Scituate man after deadly dive

A man died in a Nantucket diving accident hours after he raised $100,000 for a Lou Gehrig's disease charity in honor of his friend who inspired the ice-bucket challenge sensation.


Related Topix: Scituate, MA, Nantucket, MA

VIDEO: Emotional Background Story Of The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Everyone from LeBron James to Oprah has performed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Its goal is to bring awareness to an incurable disease, but where did it start? On Sunday, ESPN ran a feature on the challenge's background history, from its genesis with former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates to today.


Comm. Ave. redesign lacks adequate plans for bikes

The spine of Boston University and a connector of commerce from Kenmore Square through Allston and out to Boston College, the avenue abounds with speeding traffic, fearless pedestrians, weaving buses, and double-parked vehicles.

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