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BC Threatens Tighter Restrictions After Covid-19 Uptick
News, Top Story, Coronavirus Updates

BC Threatens Tighter Restrictions After Covid-19 Uptick

Executive Vice President and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs Michael Lochhead sent an email to students on Tuesday attributing the recent rise in COVID-19 cases at Boston College to “students letting their guard down.” If the trend continues, BC may implement further restrictions, including possibly sending students home early for the semester, the email said. 

Girardot: BC and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year
Opinions, Column

Girardot: BC and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

Columnist Doug Girardot writes that in their reopening rhetoric, BC officials did everything in their effort to downplay the realities of college life in a pandemic. The flurry of summer emails students received in their inboxes and the maroon and gold technocratic signage littered throughout campus have suggested a conditional promise of normalcy: If you do all these things, then we can have school just like usual. But this is a dangerously fantastical apodosis.

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