After review, Nikita Patel and Joseph Arquillo’s appeal to allow them to join the UGBC presidential race, the Elections Committee declined their request. No other teams will be added to the ballot.
Elections Committee Will Consider Appeal Made to Enter UGBC Race, Despite Previous Decision to Maintain Deadline
The Elections Committee will consider the appeal made by the team of Nikita Patel, CSOM ’17, and Joseph Arquillo, LSOE ’17 to enter the UGBC race. The deadline to enter was Jan. 29.
The team announced Monday night that they will no longer be running to be the president and executive vice president of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College.
Boston College was among one of the private universities which received a letter sent out to those who have amassed wealth greater than $1 billion since the end of 2014 to release more information on the use of their endowments.
After one of the nominated teams raised concerns about the procedure to create debate questions for this year’s UGBC election season, the Elections Committee has been working to make modifications.
Foley and McCarthy see GLC and ALC’s involvement in drafting the debate questions as a conflict of interest and hope to discontinue UGBC’s involvement from it.
For the second Meet @ Shea event, students worked on problem-solving challenges and tested their innovation skills on Feb. 2 in Devlin Hall.
UGBC’s GLC drafts a gender identity and gender expression report to present to the administration for modification of the non-discriminatory policy.
The Orange is the New Black actress will speak at BC Feb. 15 about her experience as a transgender woman of color.
The release of early action acceptance statistics demonstrated an increase in admissions, though maintaining difficulty in test scores.