“The scariest part is losing a collective identity.”
“The Committee could arrange with BC Dining, like organizations such as Arrupe and an annual class trip to Israel and Palestine do, to collect donations from students.”
“For me, it came in all of those things, and in the people who walked home with me from Heights production, in a blizzard, after a 12-hour work session, with snow stinging our faces and catching in our eyelashes, and stars winking at us from above.”
SWUGhood is a choice, but the plummeting self-esteem of female students is something that needs work to change. And that work begins with opting out of the washed-up mentality.
Kiara, a rising senior, wanted to walk at this past year’s graduation so that her mother, who is suffering from Ovarian cancer, would have the chance to see her graduate. Her request was denied.
It’s a personal choice, and different for each individual, but I am confident at this point in the semester in my decision to stay at BC. I think about the new relationships I’ve formed. I think about the fear, sadness, anxiety, and pain that I’ve learned to overcome on my own.
Emily Sadeghian reflects on her final 100 days of senior year.