The Boston Marathon returned in full force last Monday for the first time since April 2019, and along with it came a horde of Boston College students once again flooding off-campus streets and the Mods to celebrate one of BC’s most beloved traditions.
The BC community welcomed the Class of 2020 back to campus for a delayed Commencement on Sunday after the ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19 nearly a year-and-a-half ago.
The Boston College community tied hundreds of maroon and gold ribbons with their prayers written on them to the fences surrounding Bapst Library last week.
It would take immense public action, like the storming of protesters at the Harvard–Yale football game, to give divestment the publicity it needs at Boston College, according to Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) president Audrey Kang.
From food and beverages to paper products and equipment, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the nationwide supply chain and everyone is feeling its impacts, according to Tom Williams, associate director of Boston College Auxiliary Services.
Renovations in Carney’s dining hall in McElroy Commons, which is the main dining hall for freshmen living on Upper Campus, have been delayed until January. In the meantime, Carney’s has a new temporary layout.
Brian P. Burns, founder of the John J. Burns Library at Boston College and former BC Trustee, died on Aug. 12 at the age of 85, according to a University release.
Boston will enforce an indoor mask mandate for public spaces starting on Aug. 27, according to an announcement from Acting Mayor Kim Janey.
Eight new board members, ranging from bank executives to Boston-area advocates, joined the Boston College Board of Trustees earlier this summer, according to a University release.