Read it and weep, Boston College freshmen. It’s almost the end of the semester, and if you’ve made it this far, you’re almost guaranteed to be a cool 10 pounds lighter from skipping out on meals at Mac or from the relentless drip-drip-dripping of your nose thanks to the adorably named “BC Throat Tickle Pt….
Pennacchio-Harrington: Being a Part of BC, Even Apart From BC
Aside from the Weeks of Welcome, classes have been a new and exciting experience across the board. Although I do believe I’ve truly missed the feeling of being in a real classroom, in general, students are very kind and eager to meet others, even over Zoom.
Pennacchio-Harrington: Advice From a Remote Freshman
As I said earlier, the key to college is finding balance. And with the right planning, you can find that you have enough time to enjoy both the deep, interesting discussions in your Ecology and Evolution review on Thursdays and the joyous occasion of Facetime Fridays with a friend who lives 2,576 miles away.
Franceschini: A Freshman, Football, and the Pandemic
College football might not be what it’s been for every single freshman class before us. But I wouldn’t trade the memory of watching the game with my floor on a blurry projection on the lounge wall for anything.
Freshman Year, Covid-19 Edition
Newton Apparel Line Celebrates Freshman Community
To get the word out, the group reached out to some Instagram pages dedicated to BC freshman content.
Confessions of a Disenchanted International College Student
In the one year that I have been at Boston College, I have discovered many things that have taken me by surprise. For one, I could not have predicted that a couple pieces of popcorn chicken could completely transform my life the way they did. The one thing that startled me the most as an…
Don’t Worry, Everyone’s Homesick
The echoing chimes from the Gasson bell tower ring throughout campus, Bapst is empty, and the perfectly landscaped Quad is coated with blankets and frisbees. This can only mean one thing: fall semester has begun. At this point, every Boston College student has arrived on campus and successfully moved into their dorm (which hopefully has…
Reaffirming My Love for BC
“I hadn’t thought about the unique BC-isms that contribute so strongly to my happiness here in probably two years—but then my little brother moved into a triple in Keyes North four weeks ago.”
Reflecting on Retreats and Good Reads
“We try so hard to keep up the appearance of having everything together, but by being vulnerable, the feeling of letting that facade go can empower us more than anything else.”