Conor McCormick, MCAS ’22 and Nick Claudio, MCAS ’22, are planning to shake things up as the new co-directors for the Undergraduate Government of BC’s Council for Students with Disabilities.
GLC, CSD Event Explores Stigmas Surrounding Weight, Need for More Physical Accessibility on Campus
GLC, CSD, and Armani King discussed the need to destigmatize the word “fat” and make campus more physically accessible for students with disabilities.
BAIC Hosts Black History Month Opening Celebration
The Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center hosted a Black History Month Opening Celebration titled “Still I Rise” on Wednesday.
Student Leaders Respond to Administration Letter on Resolution
Interim VPSA Joy Moore penned a letter rejecting most of the provisions of UGBC’s Hate Crime Response Resolution on behalf of the University.
CSON Hosts Mass for Global Service, Immersion Trips
The Connell School of Nursing hosted a commissioning mass in St. Mary’s Hall chapel on Dec. 5 for students and faculty who are embarking on global service and immersion trips to Haiti, Switzerland, Chile, Guatemala, Ecuador, France, and the Dominican Republic.
Women’s Center, Students Discuss Political Representation
The Women’s Center hosted a discussion on Tuesday titled “How much does political representation really matter in the U.S.?” through a program called DISH, which is a monthly meeting held in the Women’s Center on topics related to intersectional feminism.
UGBC Passes Resolutions on Resource Fair, Support of Muslim Students
A motion to allocate $600 from the SA’s budget to hold a Student Resources Fair this winter and a resolution concerning “Increased Allocation Of Resources Towards Muslim Students At Boston College” passed in the Student Assembly (SA) on Tuesday.
Stauber Pushes for Mental Health Awareness
Ashley Stauber, this year’s chair of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College’s Mental Health Committee and MCAS ’20, has prepared a two-pronged agenda: She’s aiming to both raise awareness about mental health issues and alleviate stress for students.
Political Affiliation Protections Fail in Student Assembly Vote
A motion to add “political affiliation” as an identity protected under Section 5 of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College Constitution failed to pass in the Student Assembly (SA) last Tuesday.
Psychology Department Launches Neuroscience Major
The Boston College psychology department announced a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience, the first degrees for which will be awarded to the Class of 2020 and may be declared as early as Sept. 1, 2019 by the classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022.