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Stop Casually Using the Word Depression
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Stop Casually Using the Word Depression

This column contains descriptions of one person’s experience with depression and other mental health related struggles which some readers may find upsetting. If you or someone you know is in distress, SAMHSA’s National Hotline (1-800-662-HELP (4357) provides free, confidential treatment referral and information services for individuals and families facing mental health struggles.  The increased prevalence…

Goodbye and A Guy Named Steve
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Goodbye and A Guy Named Steve

We’ve arrived, inevitably, at the end of things. Three years and thousands of words have all been building to this moment: my final column. There are a few dozen versions of this where I rehash the past, settling scores or changing endings or vying for redemption. I don’t want to do that, though. I want…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of April 11
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of April 11

Thumbs Up:  Closing Your Tabs There is perhaps nothing more satisfying than clicking those tiny little X’s at the top of your browser, until all of your tabs are over and done with, and you can finally close your computer and breathe. When all of the sources for that 10-page paper, the screens split between…

Plushies and Past Selves
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Plushies and Past Selves

I never knew that a black dog plushie could make me feel so many things. I was visiting my older sister this past weekend, hoping to catch up and unwind from quite the busy week. While we certainly did all those things and I returned to campus feeling grounded, I was hung up on one…

Letter to the Editor: Resolution Defending Academic Freedom As It Relates to Teaching About Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Critical Race Theory 
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Letter to the Editor: Resolution Defending Academic Freedom As It Relates to Teaching About Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Critical Race Theory 

Co-sponsored by the BC chapter of the AAUP and University partners: Since its founding in 1915, the AAUP has steadfastly opposed political interference in the conduct of this country’s institutions of higher education. Today the AAUP condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent actions to ban, limit, or distort the teaching of history and related…

‘The Heights’ Endorses Lubens Benjamin And Julia Spagnola for UGBC President And Vice President
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‘The Heights’ Endorses Lubens Benjamin And Julia Spagnola for UGBC President And Vice President

The Heights endorses candidates Lubens Benjamin, CSOM ’23, and Julia Spagnola, MCAS ʼ23, for 2022–23 Undergraduate Government of Boston College president and vice president.  After examining the teams’ policy platforms and holding hour-long meetings with each team, The Heights Editorial Board found that Benjamin and Spagnola are best equipped to effectively lead UGBC and bring…

Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of April 4
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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down: Week of April 4

Thumbs Up:  Jeopardy! Answer Fame Boston College students, alumni, and fans alike should have felt extremely confident in their answer to a certain Jeopardy! question on Thursday. Arguably BC’s biggest claim to fame to date is now having been the answer to a Jeopardy! question. The combination of the words “Chestnut Hill” and “Jesuit” are…

Resilience is a Disguise
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Resilience is a Disguise

Before reading further, it should be noted that this is not to discredit any obstacles you’ve overcome and continue to trudge through.  People talk about all the hardships that come with being a minority. The need to persevere and be resilient is emphasized. Whether you’re the youngest, middle, or eldest child in your family—you want…

SOFC Funding Cheats Culture Clubs
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SOFC Funding Cheats Culture Clubs

One of my favorite extracurriculars at BC (aside from writing for The Heights, of course) is my position as an e-board member for the International Club of Boston College (ICBC). I joined freshman year and throughout my years here have come to realize just how significant the club has been in shaping my college experience…

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