Boston College concluded its series of mandatory student behavioral expectation webinars on Tuesday. The webinars follow several bias-motivated incidents from earlier this semester, including the vandalism on the women’s Multicultural Learning Experience (MLE) floor of Xavier Hall.
The petition has garnered high-profile support in the past, including a retweet from Sara Nelson, president of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, and an endorsement from former Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, both last March.
Boston College students, faculty, and staff voiced their support for the AAPI community on campus, and also organized opportunities for community members to express their concerns and heal in light of the event.
The Parliamentary Board of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College denied a petition on Friday seeking to invalidate the Student Assembly’s (SA) approval of a Division of Environmental Sustainability.
Two men in Southern California were indicted on charges of fraud and conspiracy for creating an educational consulting company that “guaranteed” admissions for students to a number of the nation’s top colleges, according to Inside Higher Ed—one of the company’s clients was admitted to Boston College.
“We realized what was going on, and there was just this outpouring of sorrow among everyone I was around at the time,” Kim said. “It’s actually pretty crazy to reflect on how quickly the atmosphere turned from like joking around to just total grief.”
In two YouTube videos released on Wednesday and Jan. 23, theologian Laura Grimes alleges that Richard Gaillardetz, chair of the theology department, sexually assaulted her twice—on Halloween and in early December of 1987—while the two were students in a theology doctoral program at Notre Dame.