The editorial board of The Heights is composed of a group of elected Heights editors. They are responsible for discussing and writing editorials, which represent the opinion of the newspaper.

Editorial: Boston College Should Allocate More Funds To Campus Ministry To Employ Non-Catholic Chaplains
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Editorial: Boston College Should Allocate More Funds To Campus Ministry To Employ Non-Catholic Chaplains

Boston College should allocate more funding to Campus Ministry so that it can expand its staff by hiring chaplains of other faiths. Campus Ministry is an integral part of many students’ experiences at BC, regardless of their religious affiliation. It sponsors several retreats and service immersion programs that it stresses are “open to students of…

Editorial: Boston College Should Validate LGBTQ+ Students And Establish A Resource Center
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Editorial: Boston College Should Validate LGBTQ+ Students And Establish A Resource Center

Boston College should validate its LGBTQ+ students by breaking from the Vatican regarding its recent statement that the Catholic Church cannot bless same-sex marriages and that such relationships are sinful. The University should release a statement in support of its LGBTQ+ students and commit to establishing an on-campus resource center.  LGBTQ+ students have said they…

‘The Heights’ Endorses Jack Bracher and Gianna Russi For UGBC President and Vice President
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‘The Heights’ Endorses Jack Bracher and Gianna Russi For UGBC President and Vice President

The Heights endorses candidates Jack Bracher and Gianna Russi, both MCAS ʼ22, for the 2021 Undergraduate Government of Boston College president and vice president.  This endorsement is based on each team’s policy platforms and the 30-minute meetings that The Heights editorial board held with each team. Out of the four teams running, Bracher and Russi…

Editorial: Common 2020 Election Questions Answered: How to Vote, Find Reliable News This Week
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Editorial: Common 2020 Election Questions Answered: How to Vote, Find Reliable News This Week

The upcoming election will be different from any other election in recent history. It is unclear whether the country will know who won the election on the night of Nov. 3. In anticipation of the upcoming week, The Heights would like to point readers to reliable sources of information, answer questions about the election, and clear up common misconceptions. 

Boston College Must Increase COVID-19 Testing
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Boston College Must Increase COVID-19 Testing

Colleges and universities across the country spent months forming plans to bring students back to campus. Testing measures, social distancing guidelines, and plans for housing students testing positive were just some of the factors administrations considered. One of the most important measures to take when striving to keep a large community of people safe, however,...
Boston College Was Inefficient in Communicating With Students, Faculty, and Staff Regarding Closing
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Boston College Was Inefficient in Communicating With Students, Faculty, and Staff Regarding Closing

Boston College has communicated inefficiently with students, staff, and faculty regarding coronavirus. Administrators have been slow to announce updates, as rumors have circulated on campus and student anxiety has grown. The day before the University announced it was requiring students to move out of residence halls and moving all classes online, it rejected rumors that…

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