Your phone—that little device that, for many people, is the one thing we bring with us wherever we go. You might even be using it right now to read this. Supposedly, it connects us to the world. Yet somehow, it still manages to disconnect us from each other.
Yet, while BC seems so publicly driven by the Catholic faith, it is clear that the University’s administration does not place the faith first when it comes to fossil fuel divestment.
Three years ago, ‘The Heights’ initiated a commitment to transparency by introducing a diversity audit to display how accurately our board of editors represents the community it serves. Despite progress, this year’s audit underscores our ongoing challenge to fully represent the diversity of Boston College.
There’s even evidence for why reflecting on a past self and predicting our future is such a difficult exercise. While it’s relatively easy to recall our past feelings and recognize the differences between then and now, it’s a much larger struggle to project our own futures.
Even though we’ve settled into our class routines, there’s one more task we need to factor into our busy schedules: laundry day. But broken washing machines, faulty dryers, and piles of clothes atop every available surface don’t exactly create the most inviting environment.