Boston College’s COVID-19 undergraduate positivity rate for the week stands at .07 percent as of the Tuesday update of the COVID-19 dashboard.
On-campus students may leave for Thanksgiving Break and not return until next semester, or they may stay in Massachusetts for the break and finish the semester on campus.
When Boston College moved courses online last semester, undergraduate students studying to become teachers in the Lynch School of Education and Human Development were faced with the task of adapting to online learning both for their BC courses and their own teaching responsibilities.
The University is expected to make a decision about Thanksgiving Break by Monday, according to an email from Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore. The email included a survey regarding student preferences about BC’s schedule.
As of Thursday, BC’s undergraduate positivity rate rose to .52 percent following the holiday weekend. BC is testing all undergrads this week.
The weekly COVID-19 undergraduate positivity rate at Boston College fell last week for the second week in a row, marking a new semester low.
Kathryn Destin is familiar with two different kinds of pictures at Boston College. The first is overtly racist—anti-Black slurs plastered in sharpie in a residence hall and a racist snapchat that spread across campus. The second cuts in a subtler way: social media posts of beautiful white women, which remind her she doesn’t look like the typical BC student.
BC is reintroducing late night on Tuesday after beginning the year without the popular service as it adapted to COVID-19 pandemic.
Student representatives of the Undergraduate Government of Boston College criticized the lack of communication between the University and the student government’s leaders during a virtual UGBC meeting on Oct. 6.