Three BC students created a petition to make the core curriculum less Eurocentric as part of their class titled the Challenge of Justice.
Anonymous Online Source Posts Petition Concerning Plans for New Plex
An anonymous source started a petition calling on the University to include a larger pool and more tennis courts in the new recreation complex.
Wrongly Imprisoned Man Discusses Serving 32 Years Behind Bars
After a flawed trial, Rosario told Boston College community on Wednesday, he was wrongly convicted of second-degree murder and served 32 years behind bars.
Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso Is This Year’s Own It Keynote Speaker
Author of #GIRLBOSS and Nasty Gal founder and previous CEO Sophia Amoruso is coming to BC as this year’s keynote speaker for Boston College’s second annual Women’s Summit: Own It.
‘Gutless and Grateful:’ How One Woman Survived, Stomachless
On Feb. 29, Amy Oestreicher performed a one-man show about her physical and mental struggle in overcoming a serious medical condition.
Princeton Professor, Ireland Native Speaks on Easter Rising, Irish Art
Fintan O’Toole, a Princeton professor and Ireland native, discussed the connection between the Easter Rising of 1916 and the Irish artwork currently on display in the McMullen Museum of Art.
BC Introduces Housing for Students Considering Jesuit Priesthood
The Loyola House, a new residential option for undergraduate and graduate students interested in becoming a Jesuit, is expected to open in the fall semester of 2016.
Conference Prepares Students for Studying Abroad
In a conference held last week, several educators from various universities talked to BC students about making the most of their study abroad experiences.
BC Recognized With Highest Classification for Research Institutions
While schools including Dartmouth College were dislodged in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, BC moved to the highest ranking classification on Feb. 1.
‘I Was Kidnapped:’ Alan Gross on Time in Cuban Jail
After being held captive in Cuba for over five years, Alan Gross visited BC on Feb. 2 to share his story of survival and grit.