“I never thought it would hit alumni from years and years ago, and seeing people’s reactions really did help kind of connect me back to BC during a tough time during the pandemic, and I think, at least I hope, it really helped connect other people as well,” Wang said.
“I have constantly wrestled with the question of how to manage both my time and energy to prevent B-U-R-N-O-U-T. While there is no foolproof method to make life easier, I find that these simple steps are what have allowed me to manage my semester with a more calm and steady heart.”
“All of my friends were saying they were afraid they’d get a weird match,” Yee said. “But if you get a weird match, it’s because you’re weird too. The program looks for compatibility, and what are the odds that you get someone that you’re compatible with on a baseline level, but are also attracted to?”
“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.”
“People are just ecstatic. There’s a sense of hope that I feel like we’ve been missing for almost a year,” Mignosa said. “The vaccine, to me, means hope.”