“It was just kind of understood that this is what we needed to get our feet back under us and be successful. And it’s gonna require you rolling up your sleeves and doing… something a little different, so it was just kind of understood, like, ‘Here’s what we need.’”
“You never know when something can be taken away from you,” Rueve said. “I think that’s something that the pandemic really, really made me realize, and be thankful for every lacrosse game that I get to manage and every charity water meeting, and every opportunity to see family or call a friend.”
“Checking in people and printing their label … it’s completely out of like the realm of my job responsibilities, but I think in a unique situation like COVID, everybody kind of has to roll up their sleeves and, and do whatever job needs to be done to make sure that we’re all here, safe, and can be at Boston College together,” Morris said.
“We realized what was going on, and there was just this outpouring of sorrow among everyone I was around at the time,” Kim said. “It’s actually pretty crazy to reflect on how quickly the atmosphere turned from like joking around to just total grief.”
The collegiate Gothic architecture and manicured quads on Boston College’s Middle Campus paint an image of prestige. By comparison, the reddish, wooden-paneled structures that clutter Lower Campus may appear to be an eyesore, but the Mods have cultivated a legacy that traverses generations of Eagles.