Boston College should better serve students traveling during Thanksgiving Break by creating its own shuttle service that runs to both Boston Logan International Airport and the city’s Amtrak stations. UGBC has offered a Thanksgiving shuttle service to the airport and South Station several times over the last decade. UGBC’s shuttle service is an effective use of its budget of $363,450, but it is not enough to fulfill the needs of the student body.
Boston College Should Equalize Student Pick Times to Guarantee Quality Course Selection for Undergraduates
Boston College should equally distribute course registration appointment times among BC students in order to ensure that each student gets a fair opportunity to register for their desired courses. The current random assignment system means that “unlucky” students who consistently receive late pick times may be held back during registration, preventing them from fulfilling key…
On Tuesday, more than 2,000 students and 150 companies attended the 2019 Boston College Fall Career and Internship Fair. The fair was advertised as a networking event for all students and alumni from all BC schools. The event, attended by about 14 percent of BC’s students, is a major recruiting event both for companies and…
Nearly 50 years after the Black Forum advocated for and won ‘black studies’ classes at Boston College, the program, now under the name African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS) has become a major. The minor, created in 1985, was academically neglected and most popular for cultural diversity core requirements until 2006, when the program was…
“The University should implement elements of the law, such as Bystander Intervention training all four years and a campus-wide sexual assault climate survey, whether or not the bills pass.”
” A single category streamlines and simplifies the competition and its rules.”
“If students, faculty, and the University actually wish to combat racism, we must remember the event in December and be careful not to push the issue of racism aside.”
“The arrangement of the survey seemed more like an overall experience survey… rather than a survey designed to directly address the results of racism on campus, which the University cited as a catalyst for… the survey.”
The expectation is that BC should be in conversation with students while making these decisions so that they can be implemented in the most satisfactory and effective way.