With pressure mounting on Congress from the White House and the private sector to avert this crisis, McCarthy unveiled his plan—the “Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023”—which would raise the debt ceiling enough for one year in exchange for measures designed to reduce the deficit.
April Showers, May Flowers, and New Chapters
Spring is bittersweet. It marks the end of our academic year and the last few weeks with college friends, but it also symbolizes the turning of a new chapter.
Seasons of Change
There are times when change is the best thing for you, whether you think it is or not. Change is life—just look at the trees.
How the Supreme Court Might Endanger Diversity at BC
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority is setting itself up to overturn affirmative action in college admissions this year. Without it, racial diversity in higher education will be permanently damaged—unless Boston College and other top universities radically change their admissions selection criteria.
Somebody Call 911, BC’s Shawties Have Left the Dance Floor
There are probably many reasons why Eagles aren’t dancing at parties, but I have two running theories for the phenomenon.
Routine: It’s Not As It Seems
We frequently imagine that being productive means getting up at 6 a.m., going to the gym five times a week, and working for four-hour blocks, but this is not the reality. We’re talking about a lifestyle—the way you’ll be living day to day.
Finding Your “MacLaren’s”
I loved this concept of a regular hangout spot for close friends. I thought, what is my MacLaren’s? In what place do my friends and I spend hours laughing and sharing college’s best and worst moments?
BC Hot Takes: Voicing My Most Stubborn Opinions About Campus
As the school year comes to a close, I think it is time to finally share some of the Boston College hot takes that have accumulated in the back of my mind over the past two years.
TikTok’s Hearing Means Bad News For U.S. Internet Rights
Many members of Congress want to give the government even more power to limit online freedom—despite all their rhetoric about protecting America’s data privacy.
Surrendering to the Serendipitous: A Tribute to Life’s Little Things
My assumption about the meaningfulness of life’s individual details was challenged by the innocent appearance of a camera, and it was forced to buckle.