A combination of travel bans and immigration restrictions imposed by the Trump administration in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic is making it unlikely that international faculty and students will be able travel to the United States in time for the start of the fall semester.
Cultural Diversity Requirement Has Done Well, but There Is More to Be Done
For most Boston College students, core requirements are pesky intro classes that take up a year’s worth of college. They’re a huge part of what makes BC the special, Jesuit university that it is. You might often hear a student, in passing, complaining about the core and asking why it was even created in the…
The Heights editors share what they’re thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Murphy: Sometimes You Have to Wait
To do The Heights is often to make the mere suburban blip that is BC into the whole world, to zoom in so close that you breathlessly rewrite headlines at 1 a.m. to better capture the most microscopic of details, or reword a caption on page 14 to reflect this rather than that.
The Beautiful and the Famed: Lesley Visser, Sports Legend
Lesley Visser has written for the best sports section of all time, been inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame, and carried an Olympic torch. Plus, she’s been drinking with Barrett Bryan.
LTE: In Response to: “Impeachment Talk was Overreaction”
“If you supported diversity of opinion, you’d have spoken out against those who harassed Batsinelas and Mancini, who actively supported different opinions on campus, for breaking from commonly accepted beliefs during their campaign last year, or perhaps you’d have condemned the individual who asked friends to literally treat Michael Proietta like a toilet because of his ‘controversial’ opinions.”
News in the Next Century
We invite you to join us in celebrating 100 years of The Heights.
What Comes Next: The Future and The Heights
We’re changing the way we serve the Boston College community to adapt to the modern media landscape. Join us for the ride.
The End’s Not Near, It’s Here
“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.”
Ask the Editors: What is Your Perfect First Date?
From ice cream and movies to late-night puffs of cigars, our editors have special ideas for the perfect first date.