The Newton Police Department (NPD) has been inundated with misplaced calls and complaints in the past week. But the calls aren’t meant for Newton, Mass.
Panelists Weigh Social Media Ahead of 2020 Election
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College and College Democrats of BC joined forces, organizing a discussion on the role of social media in elections.
LTE: In Response to “Impeachment Talks Were Overreaction”
“I hope this letter lends readers a more holistic context as to why, after this election, many on this campus are left more than a little unsettled, and quite frankly, angry.”
Evaluating BC Through Memes
“Our generation is drowning in student loans, low starting wages, racism, sexism, and a mental health crisis unlike anything America has seen before—this is something much deeper, much more existential than teenage angst.”
Contemplating Mattress Firm’s Intentions
“I would have to undertake this journey without any assistance and succeed against all logical expectations, similar to how Donald Trump won the presidency.”
Escaping My Addiction to Social Media
“But as I watch the multitude of pictures and videos load, I feel my heart sink just a bit. I had spent my Saturday night watching a movie in my dorm.”
Defending The Value of Social Media
“I would be lying if I said that social media has had a purely negative effect on my life. In fact, in some ways, it has helped me to more deeply value life itself.”
UGBC Must Utilize Diverse Outreach Methods
“Marketing to college students presents a significant challenge that will require more than a few solutions to overcome.”
As UGBC Voting Starts, Candidates Clash Online
In a “borderline” decision, the Elections Committee decided a video criticizing Akosua Achampong and Tt King’s campaign did not constitute negative campaigning.
Mayor Talk Shows Issues with Event Promotion
The majority of BC undergraduates learn about events through social media. Advertisements on the sponsor organization’s website or a single mass email do not capture as much attention as a widely-disseminated Facebook event and page.