Throughout this semester, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College has been working on a series of new initiatives aimed at expanding access to mental health resources on campus. Members of UGBC’s executive and legislative branches have also worked to market existing resources to the student body.
Over the course of the semester, Boston College Dining has implemented several new sustainability initiatives across campus dining halls in an attempt to encourage students to reduce food waste, including switching from plastic to compostable plant fiber containers.
President and Vice President of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College Michael Osaghae, MCAS ’20, and Tiffany Brooks, MCAS ’21, met with the Board of Trustees on Sept. 30 to discuss their top priorities for the upcoming school year.
Boston College’s Women’s Center, the Undergraduate Government of BC, and the Residential Hall Association (RHA) are working to expand the Cura Personalis Period initiative, which provides free menstrual hygiene products in women’s bathrooms around campus, to several more bathrooms this year.
“So I’m here to show up for all of the people who can’t be here today who are affected by climate change, and I am here to show that our politicians need to stand up for us and our generation,” said Anjali Mitra, a senior at Brookline High School.
Newton has set itself on a track to be carbon neutral by 2050. The city drafted a five-year Climate Action Plan in August with the motto, “use less, green the rest.” The residents of Newton feel that they are already experiencing the effects of climate change, such as frequent flooding and hot days. The City…