Through conversations with roommates, professors, alumni, and hallway chit-chats in between, I’ve compiled a list of “bucket list” items every BC student should do before walking down Linden Lane on graduation day.
Whether you’re excited to finally have your own kitchen and whip up homemade meals or you’re just grabbing a few microwave dinners to supplement the subpar dining hall food, your go-to grocery store says more about you than you may think.
A BC Dining meal is always made better by a reliable bottled drink—which hopefully you’re not stealing.
Slammed by the stress of job hunting, writing my thesis, and the bitterly cold weather, I can’t help but long for the comfort of home. More than ever, I miss my cozy bed, my younger siblings, my two cats, my dog, and, of course, my mom’s cooking.
“Toward the end of his tenure, we had some really difficult times,” Greenfield said. “We had moments of real racial reckoning in America, and, as a Black man, a Black leader, a Black law professor, a Black scholar … I think people were really attentive to his views.”
While some kids were afraid of going to the doctor, Christie Louis looked forward to each of her doctor’s appointments. From a young age, she knew she wanted to go into healthcare.
“This was someone’s big idea … and now it’s become something that’s tangible and possible,” Louis said. “BC has incredible resources—use those resources. Come up with the idea and make the plan.”
“BC makes sure that we practice what we preach,” Sarkodie-Mensah said. “So, men and women for others—it’s not just men and women for Boston. BC has given me a lot of support to serve the world.”
“It’s a legacy of the first Black woman on the faculty, and—as far as I remember—the second woman on the faculty,” Brodin said. “She broke new ground. She pushed Boston College Law School in a forward, progressive direction.”
I’ve noticed that BC students span an array of moods in the wake of their Feb. 14th festivities. Remember, no matter what category you fit into this year, we all have next year to hang on to. Here are the different types of BC students after Valentine’s Day!