For the first BC Ignites event of the year, a few upperclassmen spoke about their experience with alcohol and Boston College.
Living homeless for a time growing up, Cusaj Thomas, A&S ’15, discussed the organizations responsible for bringing him out of the cycle of poverty at the Dec. 1 Ignites lecture.
For the December Installment of BC Ignites, Edouard spoke on the silence surrounding socioeconomics and being poor at BC.
Issues of wealth, class, and privilege at BC were discussed Monday night in the latest installment of UGBC’s “BC Ignites” series.
The fourth BC Ignites was hosted in O’Neill Plaza last night, with multiple Boston College students giving speeches about mental health. The speakers have allowed us to republish their words here.
Yesterday’s BC Ignites brought mental health, a difficult topic to discuss, to the forefront of conversation on O’Neill Plaza. Coupled with some of UGBC’s other new initiatives, this public discussion can work to decrease the stigma associated with mental illness on campus.
This year, the Undergraduate Government of Boston College (UGBC) has enacted a Be Conscious campaign to help erase the stigma surrounding mental illness. Part of this campaign was Wednesday night’s BC Ignites.