A new study originally published in the Journal of Sport Management named the Yawkey Athletics Center at Boston College as one of 18 athletic facilities in the United States with ties to “honorees with questionable racist pasts.”
“Only Things I Want Are a Haircut And an Education”: Travel Restrictions Threaten International Students, Faculties’ Arrival
A combination of travel bans and immigration restrictions imposed by the Trump administration in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic is making it unlikely that international faculty and students will be able travel to the United States in time for the start of the fall semester.
“The core values of Boston College are in alignment with how I live my life and how I approach my job, creating world-class experiences for student-athletes with the utmost of integrity, character, faith and love,” Kraft said, according to a University release. “We will compete for championships, we will continue to graduate young men and women who will go on to change the world, and we will represent BC with pride.”
“[They were] wondering how long it was going to last, wondering what would come next. Students were wondering whether it would affect their job prospects and whether they’re going to graduate on time and how they were going to be graded. All of that was up in the air, so long as the strike lasted.”
With the novel coronavirus bringing much of American life to a standstill, Boston College has now been practicing remote learning for weeks. Although classes have only been moved online for the remainder of the semester, students have already begun to wonder if they will be able to return to Chestnut Hill for the fall semester.
Boston College students who had been studying abroad in the United Kingdom and Ireland have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to OIP Director Nick Gozik.
On a Google Sheet and Form, the BC community responds to students’ request for assistance with logistics in light BC’s closure of the residential halls.
The Eagles took down NC State with the help of fast-paced offense and an impressive performance from Derryck Thornton.