The AHANA+ Leadership Council announced that the annual Showdown dance competition has been canceled due to the pattern of racist events on campus and challenges posed by the pandemic.
“The vast majority of UGBC’s advocacy work, however, is done by ALC, GLC, and CSD, which is often forgotten in the midst of Senate elections and debates that do nothing for the student body.”
Showdown 2019 will see shorter routines and more competition teams following the abolition of the Showcase category.
Boston College launched its first Student Experience Survey in October in response to demands made by the students who organized the Silence is Still Violence demonstrations last year.
The budget for the Undergraduate Government of Boston College is set at $329,138 for the 2018-19 year, a $1,162 increase over the 2017-18 budget. The main goals for this year’s budget are to allocate and spend money more efficiently and reach as many students as possible during UGBC events, according to Annika Li, vice president of financial affairs for UGBC and CSOM ’19.
An unnamed Boston College alumnus and his parents got a judgment vacated by the First Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday that had previously granted summary judgment in favor of the University in regards to a lawsuit brought by the alumnus. The alumnus was originally suspended for three semesters over a sexual assault allegation while…
“Overall, it’s good to see that Reed is living up to what he says with not having representation on his team, but making sure it’s shown through his VPs,” said Taraun Frontis, CSOM ’19.