Boston College Police Department (BCPD) Chief William Evans is defending himself and former Boston Mayor Marty Walsh against claims that they were aware of previous allegations of domestic abuse against the newly appointed Boston Police Department (BPD) Commissioner Dennis White, who was fired on Monday.
A Dorchester man who was originally arrested by the Boston College Police Department in 2018 was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison and five years on probation for possession of child pornography in U.S. District Court on May 13.
Boston College lifted its mask mandate for vaccinated individuals and rescinded all capacity limitations for on-campus classrooms, workspaces, and outdoor areas on Saturday, according to a May 28 announcement from Vice President for Human Resources David Trainor.
The May 7 protest on the Quad centered around student speeches and came after an off-campus protest advertised—but not officially hosted, according to club leaders—by CJBC, was canceled on May 3.
Boston College will host a celebration for the Class of 2020 from Oct. 15 to 17, according to the BC Alumni and Friends webpage.
On Thursday, the Student Assembly (SA) of UGBC voted against an act that allows for the consultation of previous UGBC members. It also passed an act concerning official UGBC resource guides and confirmed five nominees for the 2021-22 academic year.
Boston College has criticized the USA East Province of the Society of Jesus for failing to respond to allegations that Rev. Ted Dziak, S.J., emotionally abused multiple students and sexually abused one volunteer. The response follows Heights reporting that members of the BC community informed University President Rev. William P. Leahy, S.J., of Dziak’s inappropriate behavior.
To close out the semester and thank BC students for their dedication to following University COVID-19 protocols, the Undergraduate Government of BC, in partnership with BC Dining and BC Athletics, offered a series of campus-wide events, meet and greets, giveaways, and more in what they dubbed “Thank You Week.”
Boston College reported 20 undergraduate cases of COVID-19 out of 9,216 undergraduate tests last week, a positivity rate of 0.22 percent, according to the University’s COVID-19 dashboard.