The New England Classic
Opinion: Strip Mod Must Go On, Even If It’s a Private Little Show Just For Me
Throughout the fall semester, far too many beloved Boston College traditions have been postponed, doomed to rot on the shelf until further notice. But if I could make a plea to ensure one tradition continues this semester, it would be this: Strip Mod must go on, even if it’s... Read more
OP-ED: A Perfectly Normal Tuesday
Well, I can’t seem to explain it really — compared to the commotion of most others days so far, today’s shaping up to be about as perfectly ordinary as it gets. Perhaps I should elaborate. My alarm went off at seven, as it usually does. I snoozed it just... Read more
Op-Ed: Valentine’s Day Is Over And So Is Premarital Sex
February 14th, what a magical night. I bet you had a ton of fun having sex, huh? Bet you really enjoyed yourself. Think it’s so fun to disrespect the Lord? Yeah? Well guess what folks! Fuck time is OVER! That’s right, it’s time to hold hands and share one... Read more
The NEC Endorses Mayors Quimby, West For UGBC President And VP
Media outlets have a civic responsibility to conform their readers’ minds to their own way of thinking, and this is especially true in elections. With this in mind, The New England Classic endorses Mayor Joseph Fitzgerald O’Malley Fitzpatrick O’Donnell The Edge Quimby (CSOM ’22) and Mayor Adam West (MCAS... Read more
LTE: Kaylee Brought Her Shitty New Boyfriend To Friendsgiving And He Sucks
After a long three months, I finally got a break to rest up at home before finals. It’s time to kick back, relax, and, apparently, listen to Kaylee’s shitty boyfriend talk about his dumbass idea for a startup.  “They’ve only been dating for a month,” my friend Hannah told... Read more
OPINION: If Global Warming Is Real, Then Explain To Me Why I Got Hypothermia From Swimming Naked In The Res
Over the past two decades, there’s been a great deal of concern over global warming and its impending effects on our planet. Be it scientists, activists, or Green Party member and 2016 presidential candidate Jill Stein, people around the world are laying out the facts and calling on all... Read more
Rude! I’ve Left My Door Unlocked Every Night And The Tickler Still Hasn’t Tickled Me
I have heard many “horror” stories about BC students waking up in the middle of the night to find a strange man at the foot of their bed. He is a serial home invader; however, he never steals. He just tickles the feet of his prey. Now, I’m not... Read more
OPINION: BC Football May Be Ranked, But They’ll Never Be Better Than The 1986 New York Mets
By  Michael Prisciantelli (Class of  1982) Superfans of all shapes, sizes, and median annual incomes were given reason to rejoice this weekend as Boston College was ranked one of the nation’s top 25 college football teams for the first time since 2008. After 10 long years, the Eagles will... Read more
OPINION: Sex Must Be A Sin, Because I Was Never Offered Any
By  Fr. Sebastian R. Cocksworth, S.J. There’s been a lot of talk around campus lately about “Hookup Culture,” and what its place should be in a modern Catholic university. As a long-serving member of the Jesuit community here at Boston College, I would like to politely remind all our... Read more
OPINION: All Of Lower Campus Used To Be A Reservoir. Things Were Better That Way.
Although Lower Campus exists today as the end-all and be-all of social life and high culture at Boston College, things didn’t always used to be this way. Almost 70 years ago, the patch of land immediately east of Main Campus wasn’t land at all, but rather the Lawrence Basin... Read more