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More than football

Letter to the Editor | Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Brad Duffy thinks Notre Dame students are looking for “reasons to celebrate” (“BC team deserves respect,” Oct. 10). Wait, what? Attending this University is reason enough to celebrate. Apparently Brad misinterpreted Bob Griffin’s Oct. 8 letter (“Don’t storm the field”). Storming versus not storming after a victory against Boston College has nothing to do with football. Rather, it has everything to do with what Notre Dame is, and what Boston College is not. Domers know Boston College just isn’t a big deal. It is inferior to us across the board simply because many students there applied here and weren’t accepted. Ask them. Bottom line: A win this weekend lessens the pain to what has been a tough season. But that’s it. We aren’t hosting a team riding a 27-game winning streak. Keep it in your pants … I mean, stands, like Bob advises. Perhaps students in Chestnut Hill are writing letters discerning how to celebrate a win against the Irish. They better write soon, though, or they’ll have to wait until Monday, as Boston College publishes “The Heights” only two times each week.

Matthew J. Quering


Alumni Hall

Oct. 10