“People are saying ‘I just don’t know where to go for help’ … so we thought, why don’t we build some infrastructure behind 311 through the Boston health commission to support these people,” Little said.
BC announced Tuesday night that the University would be open at 9 a.m. Wednesday, a slight delay.
The proposal for a new student center has been introduced by the Student Life Committee to the entire Board of Trustees, and the center has been put on BC’s building plan, King said.
The number of computer science majors more than quadrupled from 2007 to 2016, but the faculty body has remained relatively small.
The brief contends that MIT should not be held responsible because it sets a precedent that university employees, even those without mental health expertise, are responsible for detecting students at risk of taking their own lives.
“A lot of people think that a victim of human trafficking is just someone that is tied to a basement, but there are a lot more social and economic factors involved in the process,” Luke Murphy, an organizer of one of the panels, said.
“Everyday values in our country like opportunity, democracy, fairness, and equality are under attack,” Tubbs said.