Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 12
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 12

Thumbs Up:  Families on campus Seeing families on campus together is a wholesome reminder of home. Seeing high school students awkwardly take photos in front of Gasson is a throwback to college-visiting days and normalcy. Attending classes and being comfortable on campus is a part of Boston College students’ everyday lives, but every current student…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 5
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of April 5

Thumbs Up:  Reese’s Easter Peanut Butter Eggs Chocolate is always a thumbs up, and Reese’s Easter eggs are no exception. While year-round regular Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups suffice, they simply do not live up to the confectionary magic that is the Reese’s Easter egg. The peanut butter-chocolate ratio is perfected in this seasonal delicacy.  No…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 29
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 29

Thumbs Up:  Free Donut Day Dunkin is hosting Free Donut Wednesdays until April 21, which offer a free donut with the purchase of any drink. In true Massachusetts culture, Dunkies is making hump day a little less steep.  Easter Weekend Due to the Easter holiday, classes are canceled on Good Friday. The shortened week is…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of March 22
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of March 22

Thumbs Up: First Week of Spring This Saturday marked the first day of spring, and hopefully is a sign of warmer weather to come. While Boston winters are a staple, Boston College students are all ready to ditch the layers and piles of snow on the side of the road.  COVID-19 Vaccinations Massachusetts’ COVID-19 vaccination…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 15
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 15

Thumbs Up: Shamrock Shakes March is arguably the worst month of the year, but with the worst month comes the best McDonald’s tradition.Shamrock Shakes are a delicious way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all month long. Three dollars never tasted so good. Shamrocks The inspiration for the shake, and the symbol of St. Patrick’s Day,…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 1
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of March 1

Thumbs Up:  Nice weather This week, the Boston winter has gone on spring break, and it’s been great. The warm weather has melted away most of the snow and the winter blues. Even if it was just for this week, being able to go for a run, eat lunch outside with friends, or not wear…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Feb. 22
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Feb. 22

Thumbs Up:  Hot chocolate and espresso The GET Mobile app allows you to add an extra shot of espresso to your Starbucks hot chocolate for .99 cents and it is worth it. You get all the cozy nostalgia of hot chocolate on a snowy day with the added burst of energy that only a jolt…

Editorial: UGBC Should Prioritize Resources on Student Needs
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Editorial: UGBC Should Prioritize Resources on Student Needs

The Undergraduate Government of Boston College has spent much of the semester cloaked in controversy and unable to deliver for the community its members are elected to serve. UGBC must improve its advocacy for the student body so that its communication with administrators results in tangible action for students. In addition, UGBC should reevaluate its…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Feb. 15
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week Of Feb. 15

Thumbs Up:  Heart-shaped everything One of the perks of having a love-themed holiday is the absolutely adorable decorations that come with it. Dorms are adorned with cut-out hearts and decorating valentines with heart stickers is undeniably cute (even if they’re for your friends). Even the conversation candies are shaped like little hearts!  More candy Speaking…

Editorial: Boston College Administration and Students Need To Work Together to Keep BC Safe
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Editorial: Boston College Administration and Students Need To Work Together to Keep BC Safe

The number of students in isolation and quarantine at Boston College due to COVID-19 infection and contact tracing is rapidly approaching a breaking point. The University attributes this rise to students’ failure to abide by the Eagles Care Pledge. Students feel that the University has not provided them with sufficient resources to safely engage in…

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