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Thursday, October 06, 2005

Boston College: In Quotes III

And now for the third installment of Boston College in Quotes. See posts I and II.

The support here is better than most ACC teams will get.
-Ryan Burke, goaltender for the UVA men’s soccer hockey team, referring to the pro-BC crowd at a recent match on Newton Campus

On a campus tour of Boston College a few years ago, a prospective applicant asked, “How Catholic is Boston College?” and was told by the guide, “It's as Catholic as you want it to be.”
-Blogger “Robert

Boston College - Is there enough wine & cheese in the world for when they host UVA?
-Blogger “KingMouse

What really created the sexual abuse crisis was not poor formation [of priests] in the seminaries, but poor personnel management in the chanceries…Now we are having an investigation of the seminaries, but I wonder when the Vatican and the American bishops will investigate their own chanceries.
-Rev. Kenneth Himes, chairman of the Boston College Theology Department, criticizing the Vatican’s plan to search out “evidence of homosexuality” in Catholic seminaries

It was all arranged by “Mayor Flutie.” They love him back there.
-Drew Brees, QB for the San Diego Chargers, referring to the tour of Fenway Park that he received courtesy of Doug Flutie

You are all smart young men and women to be able to get into BC. Much smarter than I needed to be when I attended school there.
-Joseph Hellrung, BC ’02, calling on students to support BC Athletics in classy and creative ways

Something new happened at Boston College this week. For the first time, three students registered for the Jewish studies program - by no means an insignificant event at a Jesuit Catholic institution.
-Shmuel Rosner, haaretz.com writer

At Boston College there's a large, sterile arena where you can't even wear a BC Sucks shirt. Students are vastly outnumbered by alumni and supporters who come to the game for its social aspects.
-Joe Rouse, of BU’s Daily Free Press, criticizing the atmosphere at BC games

When I was at (Boston College), Notre Dame was always our rival. But we weren't their rival. That's how it was.
-Matt Hasselbeck, QB for the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and former Boston College star

Working together, BC and its neighbors have a unique opportunity to escape the limitations of narrow-mindedness and nimbyist tendencies to embrace a solution that transforms an eyesore into a community jewel from which we can all benefit and of which we can all be proud.
-Jack Dunn, referring to the recent quarrel with the community regarding BC's interest in the Chestnut Hill Reservoir
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Comments on "Boston College: In Quotes III"

 

Anonymous AHL said ... (10/06/2005 12:12:00 PM) : 

"You are all smart young men and women to be able to get into BC. Much smarter than I needed to be when I attended school there."

Ain't that the truth. In general, every incoming class is better than the one that preceded it. I graduated in '97, so there's no way I'd get accepted now.

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (10/20/2005 10:35:00 PM) : 

"When I was at (Boston College), Notre Dame was always our rival. But we weren't their rival. That's how it was."

BC Football Player 1995 "There is no rivalry between BC & ND. ND has to win a game every once in a while to make it a rivalry".

 

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