Artificial candles flickered in the dim auditorium. Placed on a table covered with a pride flag, each candle stood as a symbol honoring the life of a transgender individual killed in the United States this year.
‘We’re Not Going Anywhere’: GLC Celebrates Pride Week, Emphasizes Visibility at BC
Many of last year’s events for Pride Week focused on advocacy, according to Wells Arkins, but after listening to feedback from the queer community, GLC decided to shift gears this year.
GLC Celebrates Pride Week With BC Community
Pride Week, held by UGBC’s GLBTQ+ Leadership Council (GLC), is a week-long series of events that celebrates queer joy on campus. The events were held from Oct. 11, which is National Coming Out Day, through Friday
Student Assembly Approves CSD, GLC Chairs
The Student Assembly (SA) of UGBC confirmed Svea McNally, Lynch ’22, and Christopher Rizzo, MCAS ’22, to chair positions in the executive branch on Tuesday night.
GLC Calls for BC Admin. To Address Vatican Statement, Affirm LGBTQ+ Rights
The GLBTQ+ Leadership Council (GLC) released a petition on Tuesday calling for Boston College to clarify its position on LGBTQ+ rights and make a statement in support of queer students and alumni. The petition is in response to a Monday statement from the Vatican, which said that the church does not and cannot have the…
New UGBC Budget Set at $343,225
UGBC’s budget for the upcoming academic year is set at $343,225, an increase of $14,087—or 4.3 percent—over last year’s allocation.
Letter to the Editor: In Response to “The New England Classic Calls for Abolition of UGBC”
“The vast majority of UGBC’s advocacy work, however, is done by ALC, GLC, and CSD, which is often forgotten in the midst of Senate elections and debates that do nothing for the student body.”
Trans Rights Subject of MA. Ballot Question 3
Massachusetts voters will take to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to repeal the transgender anti-discrimination law put in place in 2016, which added gender identity to the list of prohibited grounds for discrimination in public accommodations.
Pride Week Brings Reflections on Representation, Identity
Boston College’s Pride Week was filled with events to celebrate and uplift the LGBTQ+ community at BC. The week featured an opening event and community dinner, information on protecting trans rights, a queer intersectionality panel, and more.
New UGBC Budget Set at $329,138
The budget for the Undergraduate Government of Boston College is set at $329,138 for the 2018-19 year, a $1,162 increase over the 2017-18 budget. The main goals for this year’s budget are to allocate and spend money more efficiently and reach as many students as possible during UGBC events, according to Annika Li, vice president of financial affairs for UGBC and CSOM ’19.