Spencer Steppe (she/her) is the Magazine Editor forThe Heights. In 2023, she served as the Assistant Magazine Editor. She is from Austin, Texas. You can contact her atspencer.steppe@bcheights.com.

52 BC Students and Staff Sent Home From Ecuador Amid ‘Armed Conflict’
Off Campus, News

52 BC Students and Staff Sent Home From Ecuador Amid ‘Armed Conflict’

“At first, we were all just shocked and just called our parents,” she said. “I saw a few people crying. I cried. I think we were all just incredibly shocked, and then the group split into two types of reactions: there was a group that reacted very strongly, and were incredibly stressed out, and another group of people who were very disappointed but tried to make the most of it.” 

Navigating a College Experience With an “Asterisk”: The Class of 2023 Reflects on Shifted BC Culture, Identity During COVID-19
Long-form Features, Long-term Features, Features

Navigating a College Experience With an “Asterisk”: The Class of 2023 Reflects on Shifted BC Culture, Identity During COVID-19

Like many Boston College seniors hoping to take full advantage of their remaining days on the Heights, Kristen Donnelly said she and her friends have a bucket list to tackle before graduation.  This bucket list, Donnelly explained, is particularly important to her because the COVID-19 pandemic prevented her from doing many of the activities and…

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