When I learned Boston College had made the decision to return for the fall semester in person, while the College of the Holy Cross—where my little sister, Lizzie, is a freshman—decided to go virtual, I felt two emotions. The first was gratitude that I could return to Boston to spend my last two semesters in…
A Message To Prospective Students: Boston College Is Still Homophobic
With the approaching May 1 deadline for high school seniors to decide whether or not to accept an offer of admission to Boston College, some students may find themselves wondering what navigating college life at a Catholic institution might be like. After nearly four years attending BC as an LGBTQ+ student, I feel it is…
UGBC’s Failed Response to On-Campus Racism Highlights Its Uselessness
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College held an impeachment trial for Christian Guma, UGBC president and CSOM ’21, on Feb. 17 on the grounds that Guma intentionally made an unauthorized statement in response to a series of bias-motivated incidents on campus in order to undermine the UGBC Constitution. While Guma’s conduct on the whole may…
Annual Safety Report Sheds Light on Sexual Assault at BC
There were 23 reports of on-campus rape and seven reports of fondling at Boston College in 2019, according to the University’s Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report which was released last December. There were five more reported incidences of rape in 2019 than in 2018, but reports of fondling declined, down from 21 in 2018.
BC Records Highest Number of Students in Isolation, Cites Student Behavior
Boston College reported 17 new undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of the 2,257 tests performed, a positivity rate of .75 percent, in its Thursday update of its COVID-19 dashboard.
Seventy-Six BC Students in Isolation Ahead of Thanksgiving Holiday
Seventy-six undergraduates were in isolation housing as of Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19, the largest number since Sept. 17, when 85 students were in isolation.
BC Reports 27 New Undergraduate Cases of COVID-19
The University reported 27 new undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 4,734 undergraduate tests, a positivity rate of .57 percent.
BC Experiences Delayed Test Results Day After COVID-19 Spike
After an issue with equipment at the Broad Institute, which processes some of Boston College’s COVID-19 tests, members of the BC community are experiencing a delay in receiving their test results, according to an update on the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.
BC Sees Largest COVID-19 Case Spike Since Early September
The University reported 23 new undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 2,400 undergraduate tests, according to a Wednesday update on its COVID-19 dashboard, an undergraduate positivity rate of .96 percent.
BC Testing Every Undergraduate This Week Prior to Thanksgiving
The University reported 10 new cases of COVID-19 out of 1,979 undergraduate tests in its Tuesday update of the COVID-19 dashboard, an undergraduate positivity rate of .51 percent.