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Maroon, Gold, and Green: A Look Into Sustainability Initiatives on the Heights
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Maroon, Gold, and Green: A Look Into Sustainability Initiatives on the Heights

“Sustainability is going to be so important going forward,” Ryan said. “It doesn’t matter what your career interest is, or, you know, your individual interests—It’s going to apply to so many different disciplines, so I think it’s important for students to view it as something they should be paying attention to and being proactive about.”

The Age of AI Anxiety: Academia Adapts to Technological Advancements
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The Age of AI Anxiety: Academia Adapts to Technological Advancements

“How we evaluate our kids is really, really subjective at times, and we really don’t know the right way forward—and [AI] is quite a disruption,” Blanco said. “I think by definition, exams are not authentic assessments. In the sense that when you graduate and go to your jobs, you’re not going to be taking an exam, right? You’re going to have to demonstrate what you know, through your ability to produce things.”

After Top Court Strikes Down Race-Conscious Admissions, What’s Next for Boston College?
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After Top Court Strikes Down Race-Conscious Admissions, What’s Next for Boston College?

“I just felt a little, you know, disappointed that sadly, now a reality is going to be that now there might be even less of a population of students who look like me or come from similar backgrounds as me,” Beato said. “And there’s going to be even less of a population of that in schools that are already predominantly white.”

Navigating a College Experience With an “Asterisk”: The Class of 2023 Reflects on Shifted BC Culture, Identity During COVID-19
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Navigating a College Experience With an “Asterisk”: The Class of 2023 Reflects on Shifted BC Culture, Identity During COVID-19

Like many Boston College seniors hoping to take full advantage of their remaining days on the Heights, Kristen Donnelly said she and her friends have a bucket list to tackle before graduation.  This bucket list, Donnelly explained, is particularly important to her because the COVID-19 pandemic prevented her from doing many of the activities and…

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