Lawyers representing more than 30 members of Boston College men’s and women’s swimming and diving sent a letter to BC’s general counsel on Thursday, calling on the University to lift the team’s suspension and issue a public retraction of the statement issued by BC Athletics on Wednesday.
BC Swim and Dive Program Members Allegedly Forced To Consume Their Own Vomit, Administrator’s Letter Says
Attendees at a BC men’s and women’s swimming and diving freshman event were allegedly instructed to binge drink and forced to consume their own vomit, according to a letter from an administrator in the Office of the Dean of Students.
The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to conducting an investigation into the allegations of hazing against Boston College men’s and women’s swimming and diving, according to a letter addressed to a team member.
Boston College men’s and women’s swimming and diving team was placed on indefinite suspension after University determined hazing occurred.
Boston College dropped three spots to No. 39 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 rankings of the best national universities. Prior to this year’s rankings, BC had held steady at No. 36 for two years.
Boston College High School is renaming McElroy Hall, the school’s first building, citing Rev. John McElroy’s, S.J., historical ties to slavery. Boston College has no plans to rename McElroy Commons—also dedicated to John McElroy—in light of BC High’s decision.
Boston College football set a program record with 18 total penalties for 131 lost yards on Saturday in its 31–29 loss to No. 3 Florida State.
Boston College Residential Life Workers called for the establishment of a ResLife student workers’ union in an email sent to resident assistants (RAs) and graduate assistants on Sunday night.
Boston College football defeated Holy Cross 31–28 on Saturday, securing the win with a late fumble recovery by Vinny DePalma.
In the minutes leading up to 6 p.m. on Thursday night, thousands of freshmen gathered on Linden Lane, readying to march down the street and head to Conte Forum for the 2023 Freshman Convocation.