“I just remember my senior year, you know, obviously once we were all 21, I was able to get my bartending license and make cocktails for my girlfriends,” Fitzpatrick, BC ’17, said. “I thought, you know, it would be so great if I could just can this or bottle this and sell it but, but alas, you know, school got in the way.”
Ottiger Provides Opportunity for Connection Through Eagles Abroad
“I think the main thing I’ve noticed in talking to people about traveling to foreign countries is that sometimes it can be scary or isolating if you’re going on your own or in a smaller program,” he said. “So I kind of wanted to help ease that process because like I said before, I think travel is extremely important.”
Homemade on the Heights: Mac and Cheese
The dining hall has almost all the ingredients I would use to make mac and cheese at home, so I figured I would be ambitious and give this recipe a go. It ended up working so well that I have added this dish to my weekly dorm dinner rotation, and I’m eager to share it with you!
Escape Campus for a Day: Trips Outside of Boston
Although it may seem like too much of a hassle to leave Boston College’s campus, there are plenty of quick getaways that are perfect if you are looking for a change of scenery.
Wargo Seeks to Foster a More Inclusive Future for Educators and Students
“I am a gay cis educator, and one of the things that I hope to forward with my work is a deep commitment to issues of equity and justice,” Wargo said. “Our mission is to make the world more of a just place. It is a critical part of the the Lynch school’s mission of expanding the imagination and driving equity and justice to make the world more of a just place.”
Morgan’s Guide to Boston’s Chinatown
If you’re looking for a break from dining hall food and hoping to explore some new off-campus restaurants, Boston’s Chinatown is a great place to visit. The area is full of authentic Asian cuisine and affordable meal options, but there are so many incredible restaurants that navigating the area can be daunting.
Nakash and Tewelde: Dedication, Collaboration, and Unification
“If you want to go fast, go alone—if you want to go far, go together,” Nakash said. “There’s not just a divide among the students, there’s a divide between the students and admin as well. And if we can unite the Heights, or at the very least lay the foundation for the unification to take place, we can be the start of uniting the Heights.”
Kotzen and Heckelman: Acceptance, Academics, Activity, and Adjustment
When he came to Boston College, Kotzen quickly became involved with UGBC. Currently, he serves as the Council for Students with Disabilities policy coordinator and the Student Assembly (SA) Intersectionality Committee chairperson. Now, Kotzen is running to be the next UGBC president.
Plater Works to Save the Snail Darter Species From Extinction
“The thing that really grabbed me, of course, was this little Tennessee River and this little fish,” Plater said. “The first law of ecology is that everything’s connected to everything else, and so that little fish was connected to the corrupt economics. It was connected to the corrupt politics.”
Homemade on the Heights: Avocado Toast with a Poached Egg
Avocado toast is a dish you can easily make in your dorm as it requires few steps and materials. The only tricky part is making a poached egg without a stovetop. I’m not one to compromise when it comes to avocado toast though, so I’ve mastered a microwave egg-poaching strategy.