Conflict and argument are normal and conducive to growth, but polarization is not, according to Julie Hanlon Rubio. “In order to argue, you have to have some foundation in common, whereas when we’re polarized, we see ourselves as so far apart that it really is pointless to argue,” said Rubio, associate dean at the Jesuit…
Aidan McGinty and Corrado Buzzerio sprawled themselves across each of the seven beds in Maloney Hall’s fourth floor lobby on Thursday, testing out mattress options as part of a new initiative by the Office of Residential Life (ResLife).
Child hunger and malnutrition is a grave problem, but the solution is within reach, according to Navyn Salem, founder and CEO of Edesia Nutrition.
The Boston College Office of Residential Life (ResLife) cannot commit to prioritizing the future housing options of freshmen living on Newton Campus, said Addie Weiss, UGBC Senator and MCAS ’27.
Boston College’s annual Christmas tree lighting marked the start of the holiday season on the Heights. Students sipped hot chocolate, stuffed teddy bears, and roasted marshmallows as green and red lights illuminated Gasson Hall in the background.
Journalism has the power to uncover and spread truth, but it can also create false narratives, according to Boston College journalism professor Charles Sennott.
Members of the Queer Leadership Council (QLC) set out tea-light candles next to pictures of transgender people killed by anti-trans violence, holding a moment of silence in their honor. QLC hosted the vigil in Gasson 100 on Transgender Day of Remembrance—observed annually on Nov. 20—to honor people who died as a result of anti-trans violence over the past year.
Richard Gaillardetz was a world-renowned theologian, but he also made the well-being of his students and colleagues his top priority, according to Stephen Pope. Gaillardetz, former chair of the Boston College theology department, died on Nov. 7, 20 months after he was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer. He was 65.
Director of the Boston College Symphony Orchestra Anna Wittstruck recently received the American Prize in Conducting in the college and university orchestra division.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded Boston College associate economics professor Theodore Papageorgiou a $700,000 grant to continue his research on investments in the infrastructure of U.S. ports.