In its current form, the PILOT program is not the most just method for the city to seek revenues from Boston’s nonprofits, and these institutions should not be shamed for not paying the requested amount in full.
Mentorship Through the Arts, a volunteer program founded by junior Meredith Smith, helps local public schools provide an arts education by putting BC students in art workshops for K-4 students, a valuable service for schools that have seen arts funding cut.
After a semester of tense relations between the Campus School parents and BC’s administration regarding the school’s future, the parents and the University have commendably collaborated on securing the Campus School on BC’s campus for the future.
At a university with a commitment to social justice, the Social Justice Coalition successfully creates a needed forum for specific clubs to meet, exchange ideas, and collaborate.
In an attempt to contain the ever-increasing cost of college, President Barack Obama has announced a plan to rate colleges based on value with the ultimate goal of tying federal financial aid to those rankings. In both methodology and impact, this plan is flawed.
The University made some significant changes to the campus to improve campus accessibility over the summer, but students and faculty have concerns that have not been addressed.
Canstruction, a nonprofit that holds annual design-building competitions, collects cans that are donated to a food bank after a building competition. It is an event that BC students should consider attending.