Susannah Heschel analyzed the challenges Jewish-German citizens, specifically Jewish citizens who converted to Christianity, faced during the Third Reich’s reign in a lecture on Oct. 25.
2018: Our Year in Review
It was a busy year at Boston College. As 2018 comes to a close, The Heights takes a look back at our top stories from the past 12 months.
In Pictures: Students Hold Die-In on Quad on Anniversary of Silence is Still Violence
The Heights photo editors captured student protesters staging a “die-in” on the Quad on Thursday afternoon to challenge “the various forms of oppression upheld through a culture [of] institutional passivity” at BC.
CSOM Dean Says End of Honors Program Won’t Impact Yield of Top Students
“To underscore a central point: we want to be the best undergraduate school of management anywhere,” Boynton wrote.
BC Philosophy Department Ranked 20th in the Nation
Among universities with top 20 philosophy programs are Princeton University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and the University of Pennsylvania.
‘Spotlight’ Producers Admit Dramatized Portrayal of Jack Dunn
‘Spotlight’ producers released a statement on Mar. 15 admitting that Jack Dunn was falsely portrayed in the film for dramatic purposes.
BC Grad Schools Maintain Prestige in U.S. News and World Report Rankings
Boston College Graduate Schools, including the School of Social Work and the Boston College Law School, maintained their high position in the U.S. News and World Report ranking.
MLK Scholarship Award Granted to Chiamaka Okorie
Chiamaka Okorie, CSON ’17 received the 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship for her exemplary academic performance and work within the African-American community.
Mark Massa to Direct the Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life
Mark Massa, who is currently the dean of the School of Theology and Ministry, will take over Alan Wolfe’s position as director of the Boisi Center.
Congressman Joe Kennedy and Senator Linda Dorcena Forry Promote Hillary Clinton at BC
Massachusetts Students for Hillary are hosting Representative Joe Kennedy and Senator Linda Dorcena on Feb. 18 to speak on why they believe that Hillary Clinton is the best choice for the presidency.