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The man behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

Boston College alumnus Dave Wedge has co-authored a new book about fellow BC grad Pete Frates, the inspiration behind the Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised millions of dollars for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) research. Frates, a former BC Baseball captain, was … Continue reading

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The Francona years

Award-winning sports columnist Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe will sign copies of his new book, Francona: The Red Sox Years, on Apr. 16 from 6-8 p.m. at the McElroy Commons Bookstore. The book, written with former Boston Red Sox … Continue reading

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Hope diamond

Each summer, Boston College asks its incoming freshmen to read a book whose theme can provide a starting point for reflection and conversation that will later be illuminated through an address by the author at the annual First Year Convocation … Continue reading

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Baseball stories

Author Lenny Cassuto will deliver a lecture on “Baseball and the Business of American Innocence” to mark the publication of his new co-edited (with Stephen Partridge) book, The Cambridge Companion to Baseball, on Apr. 19 from 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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