The upcoming election will be different from any other election in recent history. It is unclear whether the country will know who won the election on the night of Nov. 3. In anticipation of the upcoming week, The Heights would like to point readers to reliable sources of information, answer questions about the election, and clear up common misconceptions.
Carter: Government’s Mismanagement of COVID-19 Causes Ordinary People to Fall More Behind
The government’s mismanagement of priorities and dysfunction within its coronavirus response has resulted in extreme hardship for much of the everyday population, and without serious reflection on how to help people to survive these difficult times, many more people will die preventable deaths, suffer from extreme stress, and lose out on valuable early education.
Elections Committee Should Increase Transparency and Clarify Sanctioning Guidelines
The Elections Committee’s sanctions changed the outcome of the 2020 Undergraduate Government of Boston College election. The EC handed down seemingly inconsistent punishments for campaign violations, but it has refused to publicly share how it decides sanctions, who comprises the EC, or even how many members it has.The EC has denied multiple requests from The…
Bernie Sanders for President 2020
With the conclusion of the first Democratic caucus, and the first step in nominating the Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders has become a front-runner to winning the Democratic nomination. Sanders’ movement originated as a small grassroots campaign in 2016, but that small campaign now has Sanders consistently polling among the top two candidates nation-wide. Sanders’…
Boston 2020 Budget Passes Unanimously
Walsh’s $3.49 billion proposal was passed unanimously. The budget increased by $176 million from last year and focused on education, the transportation plan Go Boston 2030, housing, and public safety.
Former BC Trustee Connors Helps Buttigieg Raise $1 Million in Boston
Boston campaigns for Pete Buttigieg raise $1 million with the help of Jack Connors Jr., BC ’63.
Panelists Weigh Social Media Ahead of 2020 Election
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College and College Democrats of BC joined forces, organizing a discussion on the role of social media in elections.