Daniela Vazquez Loriga, this year’s recipient of the Saint Oscar A. Romero Scholarship Award, said she feels inspired by Romero’s passion for social justice and tries to model her own advocacy after his example.
Soares Thompson was recently appointed the inaugural director of Racial Justice Initiatives for the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan, BC Law ’79, discussed the need for this new position within the DA’s office.
In a Chambers Lecture held by the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics on March 16, Martinez discussed her path to politics, emphasizing the importance of bipartisanship and strong leadership.
The Schiller Institute collaborated with BC’s Forum on Racial Justice in America to host an environmental racism panel on Feb. 23 over Zoom. Mizelle and two other panelists spoke about the convergence of environmental and racial issues.
Miles Taylor, a whistleblower within the Trump administration, spoke about the importance of dissent and shared his own experiences Thursday on Zoom. The event, titled “Why Dissent Matters—Lessons on Leadership Culture from a White House Whistleblower,” was hosted by the Winston Center for Leadership and Ethics.
The Student Assembly (SA) of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College altered the UGBC Constitution and Standing Rules at a meeting on Feb 2. Members also voted to pass two additional resolutions, including an updated transparency policy and the reimplementation of the grocery shuttle for Montserrat students.
Phillip Hui-Bon-Hua, MCAS ’21, has more on his plate than the typical college student. While working to complete a history major at Boston College, he is also running a marketing and design company that just earned him a spot on Forbes Magazine’s 30 Under 30 marketing and advertising list.
The summit also included eight workshops which focused on a variety of topics, including women in software engineering and the importance of self-compassion.
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College discussed the vandalism that occurred Saturday morning on the Multicultural Learning Experience (MLE) floor of Xavier Hall in a meeting on Sunday night, agreeing that the incident is the latest in a long series of racist occurrences at Boston College.
The 2021 Boston College Women’s Summit will feature two keynote speakers—Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors and sexual violence awareness advocate Chanel Miller—as the annual event, which takes place this year on Feb. 6, transitions to a virtual format.