Two candidates vying to be elected president of UGBC faced off for the first time in a Thursday night debate, explaining how they plan to confront issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) on Boston College’s campus.
At the Diversity and Inclusion debate, the four teams running for UGBC president and executive vice president squared off on issues of diversity at BC.
With two dozen candidates competing in nine contested races for at-large and local ward seats, the Nov. 5 election will see the largest pool of candidates to run for City Council in a generation, according to The Boston Globe.
“Single payer is affordable, and the expanded coverage is paid for by administrative cost savings and progressive taxes,” said Noah Valdez, winner of the debate and MCAS ’21. “Health care spending is contained by eliminating administrative costs—both purchasing and global budget.”
Members of Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) debated members of the BC Investment Club (BCIC) Monday over divestment from fossil fuels. Matthew Barad, a member of CJBC and MCAS ’19, opened by explaining that, as the world is moving away from oil and gas drilling, staying invested in these industries would lead to short-term…
Three teams remain after Davis Pollino, CSOM ’19, and Sebastian Biber, MCAS ’19, dropped out this week.