“The Heights commends the current financial aid policy and encourages the University, donors, and Board of Trustees to follow the example of Mahoney in seeking to widen the scope of fundraising and other methods to ensure that BC’s financial aid policies align with its Jesuit values long into the future.”
“The University should implement elements of the law, such as Bystander Intervention training all four years and a campus-wide sexual assault climate survey, whether or not the bills pass.”
” A single category streamlines and simplifies the competition and its rules.”
“Students have rights to express their views on campus, in a form that can look like anything from protesting to hosting speakers.”
“If students, faculty, and the University actually wish to combat racism, we must remember the event in December and be careful not to push the issue of racism aside.”
“BC must more effectively communicate with the student body if it wishes to stop rumors such as these. There is no reason that the student body should have been so worried—something that, to a degree, would have been preventable had BC better communicated.”
“Their approach is practical and incrementalist, and their previous UGBC experience will ensure that they are efficient in realizing their goals.”
“UGBC and the administration must work together to create actual change that is feasible and can be implemented at BC”
Boston College has “temporarily paused” the registration of new computer science majors—a decision that is a byproduct of the CS department’s rise in popularity and will undoubtedly affect prospective majors and course registration.
In response to Michael Sorkin’s racist vandalism, top BC administrators sent out two separate statements—one to faculty and one, albeit much less detailed, to students—rather than addressing the University community as a unified group.