A new study originally published in the Journal of Sport Management named the Yawkey Athletics Center at Boston College as one of 18 athletic facilities in the United States with ties to “honorees with questionable racist pasts.”
Administrator’s Email Criticized For Minimizing Student’s Concerns Over Returning to BC During Pandemic
A Boston College administrator’s email to a student was criticized last week by students on social media for minimizing a student’s concerns about traveling during the COVID-19 pandemic as the student inquired about taking online classes.
Two Boston College alumni discussed the power of resilience in the face of adversity during BC’s virtual “Show @ 6” on Friday. This week’s episode, titled “Athletics, Health, and the Common Good — Resiliency,” was hosted by ESPN analyst and former NFL quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, BC ’97, and BC Senior Associate Athletics Director Vaughn Williams.
Boston College confirmed in a recent update that it is increasing tuition for the upcoming school year. The letter, which was sent to students’ parents, also noted that the University plans to be flexible with its academic calendar for the fall semester and provided more details regarding recreational activities and classroom and library use.
UGBC leaders are undergoing conversations with the University administration about ways BC can better support its students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community. While conversations are ongoing, BC has no plans to establish an LGBTQ+ resource center in the near future, according to Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore and Director of Student Outreach and Support Caroline Davis.
BC released a letter on Monday with more information on how testing and contact tracing will be conducted in the fall and giving a more detailed look at the plan for a mix of online and in-person course instruction.
Students registered to live in Williams Hall are being relocated to other living assignments on campus as Boston College converts the residence hall into first-year housing.
Vice President for Student Affairs Joy Moore sent a letter to Boston College students and parents on Monday with more details for the fall semester.
Members of the BC community are accusing the University of racist censorship after BC untagged its Instagram account from posts by @blackatbostoncollege.