“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.”
“I can’t go around my day being fine and dandy, and then knowing that students don’t feel at home here, or students feel unsafe … we don’t take it lightly,” Russi said.
“At the end of the day, you need a student government that listens, while at the same time, appropriately advocating and pushing the administration,” Atinizian said. “We’re the team that ultimately will listen.”
“I’m ready to serve at an institutional level with an executive position within UGBC because of the intersectional activism that I’ve already done at that personal level,” Henao said. “I’ve seen it, I have fought for it, but most importantly I’ve lived it.”
“We’re talking to students, hearing what they have to say about BC administration’s policies,” Kruft said. “And we’re really gonna try to be their voice and make the change that they’re telling us they want to see in the community.”