As Olivia Strong reported in a Heights article last semester, Boston College fared extremely poorly in the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) ranking of free speech on campus—151th out of the 159 colleges included in the survey. Our ranking in this widely disseminated study is embarrassing. Far more disturbing, though, is what the…
A few weeks before moving into college, one of my best friends’ mom gave me a piece of advice that I still kick myself for ignoring: “You should delete social media for a few months, just until you get adjusted to college. Knowing what everyone else is doing can really hurt.” My friend’s mom, a…
“Instead of asking someone for their Snapchat or Instagram, or whatever platform they have, you can get your information with one clean phrase, ‘What’s your Duffeltag?’ [and smooth] out the awkwardness of connecting with people.”
At the first P.A.C.E. event, Martin Jarmond listened to numerous ideas from students and also touched on the status of the Greater Heights campaign that he launched earlier this year.
The Undergraduate Government of Boston College and College Democrats of BC joined forces, organizing a discussion on the role of social media in elections.
“I know my devices probably know me better than I know myself.”
“Let’s just face it, we’re in a digital world and we’re not going to be going back,” Sarah Swallow, MCAS ’18, said.