Month: April, 2014

News, On Campus

Task Force Finalizes New Programming Board

By: Connor Farley

A task force comprised of students and administrators that formed in December to create a new organization for University programming has reached a finalized structure for the future of campus entertainment and recreational student activities at Boston College.

Opinions, Editorials

Rushed Launch Leaves Future Of Programming Uncertain

By: The Heights Editorial Board

UGBC recently released the financial data from Plexapalooza, showing incongruities with earlier claims about the concert’s finances. Plexapalooza was one of the last events to be put on by UGBC’s programming department, which is being replaced next year by the recently launched programming board.

Opinions, Editorials

Harassment Of Bandit Runners Unwarranted

By: The Heights Editorial Board

In years past, bandit runners have proven themselves to be an accepted part of the Boston Marathon. This year, however, the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) opted to crack down on unregistered runners as part of an effort to establish stronger security following the bombings at the 2013 Marathon. In the days following the Marathon, however, it came to light that some aspiring runners found a way around the BAA’s stricter enforcement of the rules.

Opinions, Column

A Dichotomy Of Portrayal

By: Mary Kate Nolan

On Tuesday, we learned that Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child sometime in the fall. On the same day, American society regressed about 50 years. Both conservative and liberal media stations launched stories about the implications the new baby would have on Hillary Clinton’s candidacy for the 2016 presidential election.

News, Administration

University Advances Master Plan

By: Mary Rose Fissinger

Less than a year and a half after the opening of Stokes Hall, the memory of daily encounters with the towering skeleton of the halfway-constructed home to the humanities is fading, and with it, chatter about BC’s Master Plan and what it holds for future classes is becoming a rarity.

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