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bers, to foster scientific research in the fields of commerce,
accounting, and finance, to educate the public to appre-
ciate and demand higher ideals, and to promote and ad-
vance in institutions of college rank, courses leading to
degrees in business administration.

The members of Delta Eta Chapter at Boston College
have been known since its installation on May 22, 1955,
for their leadership, cooperation, and outstanding all-
around ability in their chosen fields. They have proven
that excellence is measured not in time but in quality. At
the same time they have given unstintingly of their time
in a wide variety of extracurricular activities on the campus.


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Seated: John Fitzpatrick, Secretary; William Michael, Trea-
surer. Standing: Mr. James Dunn, Moderator; John Ken-
nedy, Master of Ritual; Vincent Martin, Vice-President;
Leonard McCarthy, President.


Seated: David Ambrose,
Senior Vice-President; Ger-
ald DiBiasi, Junior Vice-
President. Standing; Joseph
Sullivan, Junior Vice-Pres-
ident; Rick Farrell; Doug-
las DiSilva, Secretary:
David Knipper, President.


The Delta Kappa chapter of Delta Sigma Pi International
Business Fraternity was chartered at Boston College May 7,
1957. As a professional commerce and business fraternity,
the organization is designed to foster the study of business in
the university, to encourage scholarship, social activity, and
the association of students for mutual advancement by re-
search and practice, to promote closer affiliation between the
commercial world and students of commerce, and to further
a high standard of commercial ethics and culture and the
civic and commercial welfare of the community.

Each year the fraternity presents the Delta Sigma Pi Award
to the outstanding junior in the College of Business Admin-
istration. Recently Hon. John Volpe, Governor of Massachu-
setts, was initiated as its first Honorary Brother.

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Front row, left to right: Arthur Webster, Vice-President; William Russell, President; John Feehily, Pro-
gram Coordinator; Wallace Coyle, Secretary; Peter Mahoney, Treasurer.


The Campion Educa-
tional Fraternity, Kappa
Pi, is the newest fraternity
on campus. Founded in
1959, it has been marked
by a rapid growth in mem-
bership and increase in
stability. So much is this
so that the fraternity is
now looking forward to na-
tional recognition.

Kappa Pi strives to unite
the male body of the School
of Education through the
common bond of teaching
as a profession. Noted per-
sons in the field have
spoken at fraternity meet-
ings in both an enlighten-
ing and entertaining man-
ner. The annual dinner
dance in the spring of the
year is the highlight of the
fraternity's social calendar.


The St. Mark's Acad-
emy is an organization
of members of the School
of Education who are
majoring in business
training. In the four
years since its founding,
the club has served to
unite its members so-
cially and to keep them
up to date in a rapidly
progressing field. To fur-
ther this latter aim guest
lecturers regularly ad-
dress the group.

President: Ann Curran.


The Bellarmine Speakers
assemble before a Wed-
nesday evening meeting.




The Bellarmine Speakers' Club has been a regular activity of the
Evening College of Arts, Sciences, and Business Administration for the
past six years but recently has had the distinction of finding a sizeable
number of day and graduate students at its informal weekly gatherings.
The purpose of the organization is to afEord practice in various types
of speaking, from impromptu to formal, and thus to encourage the
development of each member's abilities according to his diligence and
his willingness to cooperate with the suggestions of fellow speakers.

The Sleepy Eagle, official
newspaper of the Evening
College, is the university's
newest publication. It was ini-
tiated last year to help meet
the perennial problem of
communication among the
student body, faculty, and ad-
ministration of that school
and this year has again proved
its worth in disseminating
information on events, activi-
ties, and other items of in-
terest to the members of the
Evening College.

Left to right: Hazel Shields; Mrs.
Marie O'Grady; Bettie Lynch,
Editor-in-chief; Leo Symon; Hu-
bert Howard.






There is in the School of Education a
group of students studying the special
problems of the exceptional child: the
gifted, the blind, the deaf, the emotionally
disturbed, the physically handicapped, or
the mentally retarded. Realizing the extra-
ordinary tasks that this vocation sets before
them, these students have formed a local
chapter of the National Education Associa-
tion so that they may prepare themselves
with more than mere classroom lectures.
A greater understanding of the problems
involved is the aim of a program of speak-
ers, films, discussion groups, and observa-
tions. But it doesn't end there. The mem-
bers regularly contribute money and, more
important, their own time and effort to
the help and instruction of the mentally

Officers: President, Maureen Hurford; Vice-President,
Lawrence Campbell; Secretary, Nancy Verre; Trea-
surer, Patricia Burns.

Left to right: Elizabeth Regan, Carol Boudakian, Lois O'Neill, Suzan Birmingham, Dianne Makarevich, Mary Doherty.

"Pleasure before business" is the motto of the Women's
Recreation Association, one of the largest organizations on
campus. This club was organized a few years ago to provide
athletic and social activities for the girls in the School of

Athletic activities include such sports as basketball, volley-
ball, tennis, Softball, badminton, and sailing. Practice in
shooting (down?) is provided by a combined program spon-
sored by the R.O.T.C. and the W.R.A. The club also supplies
the cheerleaders who were such a welcome feature at the
rallies before football games.

W. R. A.



The Mendicants is an acad-
emic activity whose member-
ship is restricted to Junior
and Senior English majors in
the School of Education. The
unique and informal struc-
ture of the society and its
meetings provides the stu-
dents with an opportunity to
discuss topics in their field
of study which the classroom
atmosphere does not allow
and offers the opportunity for
enrichment outside the regu-
lar courses of study. Meeting
in small groups on an in-
formal level at the homes of
various members of the Eng-
lish faculty, the Mendicants
discuss books they have read,
persistent themes in litera-
ture, and other related topics
pertinent to the field.

First row: Claudia Demers, Judy Corbett, Mai Flynn. Second row: Elizabeth Manin, Kathleen I'horn-
ton, Eddie McCann, Brenda Zinno. Third row: Maryann Torres, Loretta Navaroli, Diane Duffin, Carol
Watts, Roger Breen, Kay Counihan.

Fifteen years ago an undergraduate by the name of Joseph Cautela
organized the Psychology Club. Since that time the founder has become
an outstanding member of the faculty of Boston College and, mean-
while, the club has grown until its membership exceeds the number of
psychology majors in the university. The club is known for its far-out
films and stimulating speakers. The most prominent lecture this year
was Fr. Rizzo's exposition on black magic and demonstration of
"lethargy." This Stigmatine priest had learned the subjects firsthand
in Brazil and used them successfully in combating pagan religions.


Left to right: Ann Bell, Vice-President; Dennis Donnelly, President; Dr. William P. Par^, Moderator; Dennis McLoughlin, Publicity;
Schneiders, Secretary.


Now in its fifth year, the student
operated campus radio station,
WVBC, has solved the technical
problems of broadcasting in the
dormitory areas and in St. Mary's
Hall and has now begun tackling
the more difficult problem of re-
vitalizing the program schedule. A
complete reorganization this year
aimed at helping the station fulfill
its three functions of providing
service to the students, of playing
good music, and of giving its broad-
casters experience both on and off
the air. Service consisted primarily
of campus news and such special
features as rebroadcast lectures and
taped spectaculars from Boston cof-
fee houses. Besides this folk music,
the station broadcasted the "Tops
in Jazz" and had a nightly classical
program. Among the more unusual
sounds was "Musty Music," best
described as folk music from the
sixth century.

Left to right: Peter Edmundo, Special Events Director; John Kane; Kevin Cusack; Robert O'Con-
nell, Station Manager; Edward St. Pierre; Paul Healy; Gary Miller; Raymond Bilodeau.


For many years the Rod and Gun
Club has been contributing to the
non-scholastic needs of the B.C.
student body by bringing together
those of the hunting and fishing
fraternity. Teaching safe and effec-
tive hunting and fishing procedures,
care of firearms, the observance of
fish and game laws, knowledge of
the habits and habitats of Massa-
chusetts wildlife and the develop-
ment of conservation-conscious
members are the primary objectives
of the club. The fall deer hunt and
the spring deep sea fishing trip are
the high points in the club's activi-
ties. Supplementing these are mov-
ies, skeet shoots, the turkey shoot
and the ham shoot, duck and pheas-
ant hunting, and (a first for this
year) the annual venison roast.
Despite the heavy routine of aca-
demic life, a core of true collegiate
sportsmen set time aside for the
development of skills which will re-
main long after the routine of the
nine o'clock philosophy class is for-


Officers: President, John Meskell; Vice-President, Anthony Pagliarulo; Secretary, Edward St.
Pierre; Treasurer, John Healion.


Left to right: William Sterling, Thomas Truxes.


The Art Club, founded this year by Donna Poel-
art, is one of the newest clubs on campus. Most
activities are still in the planning stage, but the
enthusiasm evidenced by the members should in-
sure the success of this fledgling organization.

The artists plan to meet one afternoon a week
to draw and thus to learn new techniques from each
other. Atmosphere will be provided by records
played during the meetings. The club also has in-
vited speakers to demonstrate techniques and to
give the members background information in the
field of art.


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The European Economic Com-
munity, Comcon, crises in Cuba, in
Germany, in Italy— the field is rich
indeed today for the World Rela-
tions League. The day of isolation-
ism is long past; the era even of
solely professional and governmen-
tal internationalism is drawing to a
close; today international affairs are
walking up the path; tomorrow
they will be knocking at every man's
door. To prepare for this the World
Relations League presents occasion-
al lectures but emphasizes the stu-
dent panel. In light of this year's
national college debate topic, the
society cooperated with the Fulton
Society in discussing a worldwide
economic community.

Officers: President, John McHale; Vice-President, Ernest Zupancic; Secretary, Kathleen Neville;
Treasurer, Dianne Daly.



Seated: Thomas Gosselin. Standing: William Coogan,
Joseph Corbett. Absent: Kevin Boyle, President.

The charge is often made that students of
CathoHc universities lack the social and political
consciousness which is characteristic of students
on secular campuses. The political organizations
are a living refutation of this statement. Al-
though they disagree strongly, and sometimes
violently, on basic principles, they nevertheless
are unanimous in their desire to make the B.C.
student aware of the political developments oc-
curring in his environment.

On the far left in the political array stands
the Americans for Democratic Action, the first
ADA ever set up on a Catholic campus. Although
they were not overly active this year, they did
sponsor a showing of the film, "Operation Aboli-
tion," which concerns student riots during the
meeting of the House Un-American Activities
Committee in San Francisco in 1959. During the
meeting, the film's allegedly right wing distor-
tions were debated with several Young Repub-

The far right is represented by the Boston
College Young Americans for Freedom, who were
described by Jack Molesworth, the New England
Director of YAF, as one of the best and most
active YAF chapters in the country. Spurred on
by their national publication, New Guard, the
Young Americans for Freedom have been very
zealous in spreading the doctrines of conserva-
tism to Boston College students.

In general, the political organizations repre-
sent a new dimension in university life at Boston
College, characterized by an increasing social
consciousness. Although they have suffered from
disorganization and internecine strife, they have
succeeded in their purpose of providing political
information to the Boston College student.


Seated: Co-chairmen Emmett Mc-
Loughlin and Stephen Fortado.
Standing: Lawrence Larson, Phil-
ip Amaio, John Sullivan.

Left to right: Thomas Luddy, James McMurrer, Maureen Hurford, Joseph
Fitzsimmons, Joseph Sullivan, John Sweeney.


For three years the Centennial Commit-
tee worked silently and efficiently planning
the student celebrations. Composed of stu-
dents active in every phase of the campus
life, the committee had the responsibility of
co-ordinating all of the celebrations of the
various campus activities. With Anthony
Bonacci as Chairman and by Dr. Raymond
J. Aherne as Advisor, this student group
sponsored the four-day seminar on educa-
tion, culminating with a panel discussion
by students from the major colleges in the
Boston Area. In providing the students and
the school with the "Student's Week" of
Centennial activities, the committee gave ev-
idence of its efforts on the student's behalf.

Seated: Dr. Raymond J. Aherne, Moderator; Anthony
Bonacci, Chairman. Standing: Henry Cervanna, Peter
Edmundo, Thomas Jackson.


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Officers: President, Alfred Andrea;
Vice-President, Robert Piemonte;
Secretary- Treasurer, Molly Spore.

Known as the Von Pasteur
Society until the anti-German
atmosphere of World War II
caused a change in titles, the
Historical Society stands as
one of the oldest academic
organizations on campus. The
society draws its membership
not only from among under-
graduate history majors but
also from among all those
who find the study, discussion,
and interpretation of histori-
cal events a stimulating intel-
lectual challenge.

Through a bi-weekly series
of lectures, seminars, and in-
formal discussions which fea-
ture guest speakers, original
papers, and studies prepared
by the members, the society
promotes the study of history
on an academic level.

Seated: Kevin Boyle, Sandra Bisson-
nette, Edmund Duffy. Standing:
Michael Hanna, Michael Murphy,
Thomas Truxes.

The Public Affairs Forum is
designed to supplement the
Humanities Series and the politi-
cal clubs by presenting discus-
sions between students and well
known political parsonages.

Under the direction of Father
Robert McEwen, S.J., the forum
managed to attract such speakers
as Endicott Peabody, John
Volpe, Francis E. Kelly, Edward
Brooke, George Cabot Lodge,
and Francis Bellotti.

A new development this year
was the formation of the Public
Affairs Forum Committee, com-
posed of the moderator and two
delegates from each student
activity in the political, eco-
nomic, government, and news
fields. For each discussion a
group of six students was chosen
by lot to serve as a questioning
panel. This represents a great
step forward in terms of addi-
tional student participation in
current affairs.



Although the Sociology Academy has been active in the
past, its present energetic program dates from a wholesale
overhaul last year by John Cullinane and Ron Paulus with
the help of Professor Williams. The society aims to inculcate
a unity among sociology majors but avoids merely social
activity in favor of a sound program of speakers, such as
Thomas Powell and Ralph Kolody from the Youth Service
Boards in Boston, and films on such ever current topics as
alcoholism. During the spring semester a series of student
papers were presented before interested and critical discussion

Officers: President, John Cullinane; Vice-President, Francis
Carney; Secretary, Francis Holland; Treasurer, William Frongillo;
Public Relations, Ronald Paulus.


Seated: Diedrere Broderick, Treasurer; Judith
Gaffney, Vice-Commodore. Standing: Elizabeth
Martin, Bonnie Curtin, Mary Doherty. Absent:
Pamela Prime, Commodore; Eleanor Kutz, Secre-
tary; Michele Lally, Rear Commodore.

Started in January of 1962, the Boston
College Women's Sailing Club has grown
to a membership of over 80. The club in-
cludes a beginner's sailing program as well
as intercollegiate competition. The begin-
ner's program offers classroom instruction
in sailing terminology, tactics, and rules of
the water as well as in-the-boat training.

The quality of its sailors is easily shown
by the second place won by B.C. in the
Tufts College Cup competition. This cup
has become symbolic of the New England
Women's Championship and competition
for it included all of the major women's
and co-educational colleges in the New
England area.




The Focus of Knightly life.


On May 6, 1962, the Knights of Columbus Council #5278
was formed. Since then, its membership has grown from 148
to 450, a 350 per cent increase in less than a year, so that it
now includes approximately 15 per cent of the total male
student body at Boston College.

The council's activities have kept pace with its membership.
A consolidated six point program has been set up with Tom
Feeney as General Chairman. This program includes six areas
of effort: Catholic activities, youth activities, membership and
insurance, council activities, public relations, and fraternal

Such efficient organization has not failed to produce results.
At present, the organization is the fastest expanding activity

on campus. Insurance provided for its members amounts to
more than half a million dollars, and plans are being put into
effect for activities in the charitable and religious spheres. The
social aims of the organization have been served very ade-
quately by the highly successful dances held throughout the
year, which, incidentally, have provided an additional incen-
tive to prospective members.

Thus in its short span of existence the Boston College
Knights of Columbus Council has managed to embody in
action many of the principles of their organization by pro-
moting social, academic, and religious benefits for its mem-
bers and others.

Seated: Joseph Connolly; Richard Santos; Peter Brady, Grand Knight; Wayne Budd, Deputy Grand Knight; Francis Bergon; John Feehily.
Standing: Anthony Romito, Peter Bartlett, Thomas Feeney, Edward Cashman, Francis Maxwell, George Sullivan, James Muldoon.


Debaters Sear, Unger, McLaughlin, Ward, Raedel, Wagner and the spoils from Dartmouth— one of many sweeps.


As an organization with a long and proud history on the
Boston College campus, the Fulton Debating Society has con-
sistently brought honor to its alma mater. In the 1920's and 30's
when the emphasis in intercollegiate debating was upon single
exhibition debates, the Fulton was regarded as the outstanding
forensic society in the country. More recently the emphasis has
shifted to tournament debating, and during the last few years
the Fulton has been actively and successfully making the tran-

Last year, for the first time in the history of Boston College,
Fulton Debaters qualified for and competed in the National
Debate Championships at West Point. This year the activities
have been even more varied. Members of the Fulton have com-
peted in tournaments in Kansas, Miami, Wake Forest, Notre
Dame, Washington, and in many local New England contests.

At these tournaments the debaters have not failed to bring
home the trophies. First place awards were captured at Wake
Forest, MIT, and Dartmouth; while second or third place troph-
ies were merited at a number of other tournaments.

This year's outstanding teams on the varsity level have been
A&S junior Jim Unger and A&S sophomore Joe McLaughlin;
C.B.A. sophomore John Rawdel and A&S junior Rick Ward;
and on the freshman level A8cS students Al Wagner and Tom
Sear. On an individual basis Mr. Unger has frequently won out-
standing speaker awards at important tournaments.

The Fulton Society has played host to a number of inter-
collegiate tournaments on the B.C. campus as well. This year's
activity was highlighted by B.C.'s national novice tournament
in which over 40 colleges and universities were represented.
Working diligently on the tournament committee were Phil
Knauf, Mary Lou Liston, John Dimond, and Ralph Fox.

New York Club: Henry Barry, Treasurer; Peter McKay, President;
James Capobianco, Vice-President; Julie Vanderbrook, Secretary.


A comparatively recent development on the Boston
College campus, the area clubs reflect a new dimension
in the life of the university. Only a decade ago, Boston
College was thought of as a local school for students in
the Boston area. The students were a homogeneous group
of Bostonians, and few if any came from other areas of
the country. (Cf. Time magazine)

Since that time many changes have taken place. At
present Boston College draws students from all areas of
the United States and has, in addition, many foreign
students. This heterogeneous student body provides a
more stimulating university atmosphere, with opportuni-
ties for meeting and talking with students of widely dif-
fering backgrounds. In such a large and diversified group,
however, there is a tendency for the student to melt into
the crowd and to lose his attachments to his own area.
In order to combat this tendency the area clubs were

As might be expected in view of this purpose, the
activities of these clubs fall mainly within the social
sphere. They are designed to provide opportunities for
their members to meet informally during the Thanks-
giving, Christmas, Easter, and summer vacations, as well
as to foster school spirit among their members during
the school year. Accordingly, they have undertaken ac-
tivities both on campus and in their respective localities
for the social benefit of their members.

The Connecticut Club was founded in 1948 and has
since grown to include a membership of over 150. Its
activities this year included a Halloween dance on cam-
pus, a Christmas dance in New Haven, a Communion
Breakfast, and other activities. The club's meetings pro-

The clubs also arrange car pools for vacation trips home.

Rhode Island Club re-
vision committee: James
Skeffington, Benedetto
Cerilli, Suzanne Mc-
Goldrick, Louis Cioci.

Western New York Club: Michael Hanna, President; Gene Clifford, Vice-President;

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