After a non-binding referendum on the Undergraduate of Government of Boston College elections ballot asking if BC should withhold investments from the fossil fuel industry received 2,005 “yes” votes and 374 “no’s,” University Spokesman Jack Dunn said the school’s stance on divestment has not changed.
This year, the question “Should Boston College withhold investments from the fossil fuel industry?” will appear on the presidential elections ballot for the Undergraduate Government of Boston College.
“Since students have clearly expressed their desire for accessible contraceptive resources, partnering with this separate condom distribution service is a good alternative.”
“I am sure these students believe their cause is just. However, the reality is that if they ever got their way, it would cause more damage to this university then they could possibly realize.”
“I am absolutely elated and incredibly humbled to observe this astounding electoral victory and all that it means for improved student health and well-being on campus,” said Connor Kratz, SSH co-chair and MCAS ’18, in an email.
The resolution stated that the University should allow Students for Sexual Health to distribute contraceptives to the BC community and have meetings without official University funding or recognition.
Arquillo thinks officers who have work study should be able to allocate some of their work study hours toward UGBC.