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 Boston College Police Department (BCPD) arrested a temporary BC Dining Services employee in the rat on Monday afternoon after he struck an officer responding to a call about him being in a state of mental distress, according to University Spokesman Jack Dunn.
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.
More than 300 Boston College faculty signed a letter sent to the administration on Sunday requesting that the University instate a mask mandate in BC classrooms.
Boston College received a gift of $75 million—the largest donation in the 158-year history of the University—from the estate of Joyce Robsham and Paul Robsham, LGSOE ’83, the University announced on Thursday.
University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J. discussed the pressures that Boston College faces in the modern day, including an increasingly secular society and struggles within the Catholic Church, at BC’s 2021 University Convocation, according to University communications.
Boston College reported 32 undergraduate COVID-19 cases out of 8,723 tests during pre-semester testing, which took place from Aug. 16 to Aug. 29, according to a University release from Tuesday. There were 46 total positives out of the 15,878 total community tests, a positivity rate of .29 percent.
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.
Boston College will enforce a guest limit in residence halls and continue asymptomatic surveillance testing during the fall semester, according to an email sent to BC students on Thursday.