20 Ways to Be the Doug Flutie of Your BC Graduating Class

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Doug Flutie. Amy Poehler. Johnny Gaudreau. Marty Walsh. Chris O’Donnell. Andre Williams. What do all these people have in common? They’re famous BC alumni (duh). Wanna get your name on this illustrious list? Here are 20 ideas worth at least one try.

1. Come Up With a Really Funny “For Modstock” Yak


2. Buy Everyone in Line Late Night With Your Extra Meal Plan Money

3. Go On Appa and Don’t Talk About it Every 2 Seconds

4. Study Abroad and Manage to Start Sentences With Something Other Than “When I Was Abroad…”

5. Win the Bapst Game

6. Bring a Cowbell to a Hockey Game

7. Take Your Clothes Out of The Dryer on Time… for once

8. Get Into a Mod Party With a Poor Ratio

9. Actually Donate Your Meal Plan to Service Trips

10. Take an Edition of The Gavel/Heights/Whatever and Don’t Immediately Throw it in the Trash

11. Catch the Last Newton Bus on Saturday Night Without Sprinting to the Stop

12. Help BC Basketball Win a Game That Actually Matters

13. Kick a Field Goal at Alumni Stadium

14. Go to a Women’s Hockey Game. Or Any Women’s Game.

15. Wear Your Superfan Shirt When it’s Not Gameday or Finals Week

16. Be Pre-Med Without Complaining About It

17. Get a Business Internship Without Being in CSOM

18. Actually Enjoy Living on CoRo, Don’t Just Pretend You Do

19. Grab a Chocolate Bar Treat Before Class and and Still Be on Time

20. Learn the Second Verse of “For Boston”

At BC, there are 9,000 undergrads to compete with for jobs, classes, housing, girls, boys, and late night chicken tenders. Don’t graduate just another face in the crowd.

And, hey, if you make yourself stand out from the salmon-shorts-filled pack, maybe they’ll finally name 90 after someone.

Senior at Boston College. Future high school English teacher. I laugh, eat, and talk too much. My main loves include the Boston College Marching Band, peanut butter, pandas, country music, and Breaking Bad.

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