Members of the Boston College community gathered on Thursday night to commemorate the beginning of Native American Heritage Month, which is celebrated in November each year.
Boston College has a long way to go in creating a comfortable environment for queer students on campus. The University’s recent rollout of new resources for LGBTQ+ students is a step in the right direction. But, the administration took months to publicize this rollout.
Silence filled a crowded room in Gasson Hall on Friday night as colorful flags and golden balloons lined the front of the room. Students and faculty bowed their heads as Yvonne McBarnett, director of the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC), led a prayer to begin the Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month celebration. McBarnett’s prayer kicked off a lineup of speakers and performances to commemorate the first day of Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month, which is celebrated each year from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15.
Donald Brown, former director of Boston College’s Office of AHANA Student Programs for 27 years, died on April 2, according to a University release. He was 75 years old.
BC Will Officially Integrate LGBTQ+ Programming and Support Into BAIC This Summer, Administrators Announce
Boston College will officially integrate its LGBTQ+ programming and support into the Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center (BAIC) this summer, according to an email sent to the BC community on Friday afternoon.
The Thea Bowman AHANA and Intercultural Center held the 2023 Men of Color Conference in Gasson Hall on Saturday, offering a full day of networking, self-exploration, and a lineup of speeches about uplifting BC’s community of AHANA men.
The Student Assembly (SA) nominated and confirmed appointees to UGBC’s Executive Council for the 2022–2023 academic year during a Wednesday night meeting.
Professors Kyrah Malika Daniels and Amey Victoria Adkins-Jones led a cultural dialogue about spirituality and social justice at the BRAVE Conference on Saturday morning.
Students logged onto Zoom on Thursday to celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month, marking the beginning of a month-long celebration of the historical contributions made by Hispanic and Latinx individuals in the United States.