The PULSE Program for Service Learning has changed a lot since the program was first introduced, but never quite so drastically as it has this year.
“This is definitely a very positive step. We’re supporting the recycling culture and giving a new life to plastic, which is great. That is a huge win in my mind.”
Every year, one postgraduate student from Bermuda is selected for the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. This year, according to a University release, that student was Isabelle Stone, BC ’18—the first Boston College graduate to be selected for the scholarship since the fall of 2003
“The renovations of these old housing projects are necessary and helpful, but the developers can only afford to build one new affordable space for each old one because there is an ever-decreasing amount of subsidies set aside for low-income workers.”
“No matter where you end up, you’re going to bring your PULSE experiences with you,” Hayley Trahan-Liptak, BC ’11 and BC Law ’14, said.
Attendees of the workshop on Tuesday evening learned that most immigration stories don’t have a happy ending. Most stories end in discrimination and deportation.