Today’s update surpasses the previous high of 88 undergraduate students in isolation, a record set last Friday.
When freshman Marie Hauck went to bed Friday night, three days after the presidential election, Donald J. Trump was president of the United States, and it was still unclear whether his challenger, Joseph R. Biden Jr., had garnered enough votes to unseat him. When Hauck woke up Saturday morning, her phone was blowing up with…
“I am trying not to hedge my bets. I’m trying not to get my hopes up,” Katz said. “I’m trying not to resort my mental state to just envisioning the impending doom.”
On-campus students may leave for Thanksgiving Break and not return until next semester, or they may stay in Massachusetts for the break and finish the semester on campus.
Boston College has reported 21 additional cases of COVID-19 among undergraduates since Thursday. The positivity rate for undergraduates tested last week dropped from 3.75 percent on Thursday to 2.5 percent on Saturday, according to BC’s COVID-19 dashboard.
Climate Justice at Boston College joined with students, various organizations, and alumni from 29 other colleges in the Atlantic Coast and Big Ten conferences to release a joint statement calling for divestment from fossil fuels on Tuesday.
BC has canceled its in-person Commencement and Senior Week activities for the Class of 2020 due to restrictions from the City of Boston.